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Blog Posts in November, 2012

What You Can Do to Prevent Getting Ill This Cold and Flu Season

When holiday stress is running high and the weather outside has cooled off, cases of the flu spike, so your chances of getting sick are higher. To stay healthy and keep the cold or flu from getting ...
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Prehypertension and its Impact on Blood Pressure and Likelihood of Stroke

Prehypertension is when a person's blood pressure is higher than ideal, but doesn't meet the level of high blood pressure. While it may not seem alarming in itself, prehypertension carries significant ...
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Visit These Websites Provided by Regional Medical Center for More Helpful Health Information

For a look at the diagnosis and treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, see this page from the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Health. The National Osteoporosis Foundation describes ...
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Do Heart Medicines Work Differently in Women Than They Do In Men?

Proper health medication is a well-known way to keep your heart healthy. However, do the biological differences between men and women impact the effectiveness of heart medicine? Find out more in this ...
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First Thoracic Surgery in San Jose with the da Vinci Si Surgical System - Robot Used to Remove Tumor in Chest Cavity

Regional Medical Center of San Jose is the first hospital in San Jose to use the da Vinci Si Surgical System to remove a tumor from a patient’s chest cavity. Cancerous tumors in the compartment ...
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Preventing Heart Disease with Healthy Habits

At the Regional Medical Center of San Jose, we not only treat patients—we try to encourage everyone to live a healthier life. The following actions can not only lower your risk of heart disease, ...
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The Importance of Knowing Heart Attack Signs in Women

Many women feel that they are too young or too healthy to worry about having a heart attack, but heart disease can occur at any age. This entertaining video starring Elizabeth Banks showcases the ...
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Heart Disease Prevention Tips

Heart disease is the leading cause of the death in the U.S. In addition, it is also a major cause of disability. Your risk of heart disease increases with age. You have a greater risk if you are a man ...
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Why Bone Density Scanning Is Important for Women During and After Menopause

Medical imaging technology has become highly advanced in recent years, making screening scans an important part of preventative care. Keep reading to learn why Regional Medical Center of San Jose ...
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Know How To Stay On Top Of Your Health

If you are interested in learning more about preventing heart disease, detecting osteoporosis, or receiving surgery through the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, visit the following links or call ...
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Exploring the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer occurs when cells in the lungs begin to divide much more quickly than normal due to mutations in their DNA. This process can cause large masses of cells to form into a structure known as a ...
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How Can Cholesterol Affect Your Heart Health

Cholesterol is not always bad. In fact, your body needs some cholesterol to help make hormones, vitamin D, and other substances used in the process of digestion. Your body makes cholesterol naturally, ...
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