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Blog Posts in 2013

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3 Healthy New Year's Resolutions to Stick to This Year

2014 can be the year that you begin taking better care of your body. Making resolutions is a great step toward optimal health, but it is only the beginning. To achieve your goals, you need to stick to ...
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Tips for Preventing Flu This Season

The medical community encourages healthy lifestyle practices such as frequent hand washing and nutritious eating habits for flu prevention. As this video explains, though, the elderly community should ...
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Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Weight gain is so prevalent around the holidays that many people simply resign themselves to adding on a few pounds. However, even five pounds can have a damaging impact on your health. The more ...
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Quick Tricks to Help You De-stress

Does this holiday season have you more stressed than usual ? Though the holidays are meant to be a time for relaxation, they can often produce the opposite effect in those who celebrate them. Yet no ...
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How to Prevent Orthopedic Injuries This Holiday Season

One slip and fall accident can quickly cut short your holiday festivities. That is why Regional Medical Center of San Jose hopes to bring greater awareness of orthopedic injuries to the San Jose ...
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Why Heart Attack Prevention Is Important

People who suffer heart attacks may not recognize the true source of their symptoms. As a result, they delay getting treatment, which can have grave consequences. This video underscores the importance ...
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How to Avoid Heart Health Issues During the Holidays

When the holidays roll around, how much attention do you put toward your heart health? Making your cardiovascular well-being a priority is important during any season, but the holidays can put added ...
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Vaccine Options for the 2013-14 Flu Season

Getting any flu shot can significantly lower your chances of contracting it, but you can choose from among more than a half-dozen different vaccine options. Two flu shot varieties safeguard against ...
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Regional Medical Center of San Jose Opens New Four-Story Hospital Tower

Regional Medical Center symbolically opened its new four-story hospital tower today with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by Regional’s President and CEO Mike Johnson, and attended by San Jose ...
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Items to Have on Hand During Flu Season

Even healthy adults can succumb to the flu. That’s why Regional Medical Center of San Jose urges all individuals in the greater San Jose region to get their yearly flu vaccinations prior to the ...
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A Look Inside Diabetes

Diabetes can affect anyone regardless of age, gender, or profession. Musician Nick Jonas was diagnosed with the disease when he was just 13 years old. In this video, Jonas speaks with Larry King about ...
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Regional Medical Center of San Jose: First Hospital in California to Receive the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll!

The Women & Children’s Services at Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in California to receive the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll awarded through the Immunization Action ...
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What You Need to Know About Mammograms for Breast Cancer Screening

A mammogram can significantly impact your future wellbeing. This noninvasive procedure can offer a glimpse into your breast health that a self-examination and clinical examination cannot. That’s ...
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Understanding Your Breast Health As a New Mom

Looking after your breast health can in turn help your newborn baby grow to be a strong and healthy child. In this video, you will learn more about the benefits of breastfeeding for infants. The ...
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How The Breast Care Center at Regional Medical Center Can Help You Live a Healthy Life

The Breast Care Center at Regional Medical Center of San Jose provides women with specialized services and highly trained clinical mammographers. Our state-of-the-art Breast Care Center, which is ...
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Why Choose Regional Medical Center of San Jose's Emergency Department?

Regional Medical Center of San Jose is consistently innovating so that we can provide the absolute best services to the community. In fact, our physicians were the first in the country to use the ...
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What Is CMV?

CMV, or cytomegalovirus, is a condition that may occur in people of all ages and have minimal impact on individuals with healthy immune systems. When CMV affects infants, however, it can be a serious ...
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How to Travel Safely This Summer

If your summer vacation plans include traveling on the road, you should take the time to ensure safe travels for the whole family. Whether you are driving far away from home or taking a day trip, the ...
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Regional's New Option for Detecting Early-Stage Lung Cancer

Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in San Jose and among the first bay area hospitals to offer Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy (ENB ), the most advanced lung navigation system for ...
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What Does Your Blood Pressure Mean?

Measuring your blood pressure is important for managing your heart health, and you should have an understanding of what the numbers mean when you have your blood pressure taken. Blood pressure is read ...
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The Impact Exercise Has on Your Heart Health [INFOGRAPHIC]

$(document).ready(function () { $('.infographic').click(function () { $(this).select(); }); }); Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. This is an especially sobering statistic when ...
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Robotic Surgery at Regional Medical Center of San Jose

The da Vinci Robotic Surgery system can offer new surgical options for general, urologic, gynecologic, and cardiothoracic procedures that may otherwise necessitate long recovery times and large, open ...
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What Are the Advantages of the da Vinci Prostatectomy Procedure?

If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you have several treatment options to consider for your case. One of the most modern and sophisticated treatments available today is minimally invasive ...
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Encouraging Dad to Improve His Prostate Health

With Father’s Day and Men’s Health Week approaching, you might feel inspired to provide your dad with some positive encouragement to improve his health. One way that you can work to give ...
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Stroke Care at Regional Medical Center of San Jose

Stroke is one of the most common causes of emergency room visits at Regional Medical Center of San Jose, and we provide comprehensive rapid stroke care through our nationally recognized Certified ...
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