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Regional Medical Center of San Jose offers world-class healthcare to residents throughout the greater San Jose community.

Happy Mother's Day! from Regional Medical Center of San Jose

Mother's Day

In celebration of Mother’s Day, we’ve put together a list of quotes honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society:

  • Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. --Elizabeth Stone
  • Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother. --Lin Yutang, Chinese writer
  • All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. --Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895
  • Nobody knows of the work it makes
    To keep the home together.
    Nobody knows of the steps it takes,
    Nobody knows-but Mother. -- Anonymous
  • Mother - that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. --T. DeWitt Talmage

First Aid For Seizures

Seizures occur when abnormal electrical signals fire in the brain due to epilepsy, illness, or another trigger. These events can lead to a variety of symptoms, from loss of consciousness to abnormalities of emotion. In this video, you can learn what to do when someone around you has a seizure. The hosts also discuss the types of seizures and when an event may require emergency medical care. Watch the video to find out more.

Do you still have questions about first aid? The experts at Regional Medical Center of San Jose are happy to answer them—call our Consult-A-Nurse healthcare referral line today at (408) 259-4000 to learn more. Our nurses are available all day, every day to provide helpful medical information or find an experienced physician near you.

Happy Nurses Week from HCA and Regional Medical Center of San Jose

We're fortunate have some of the best nurses around. We thank you all and wish you a Happy Nurses Week!

Interested In Learning More?


Did our recent topics involving sarcoidosis, breast cancer screening, or organ donation pique your interest? You can find more information on these topics and more by reading through the articles linked below. If you have any further questions, please call Regional Medical Center of San Jose at (408) 259-4000.

  • Stroke is the leading cause of death and the number one cause of adult disability in the United States. Visit the American Stroke Association website to find out more about stroke.
  • Knowing the warning signs of a stroke can help you to get medical care sooner. Learn the warning signs by visiting the National Stroke Association website.
  • Women often experience different symptoms of a heart attack than men. Read more about these differences on the American Heart Association website.
  • Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that can affect almost any part of the body. This article found on the National Sarcoidosis Society website provides more information about this condition.
  • The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute also answers many frequently asked questions regarding sarcoidosis on their website.
  • Breast cancer, like the other types of cancer, is best treated when found early—find out more about how to detect this disease early on the American Cancer Society website.
  • You can also read more about the key statistics associated with breast cancer from this informational article.
  • Breast cancer screening is only a small part of women’s health. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists outlines many aspects of women’s care and what you can do to stay healthy.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, causes chronic abdominal symptoms in millions of men and women worldwide. This article from the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders describes this condition in more detail.
  • Are you interested in becoming an organ donor? Visit to learn more about the donation process and how you can enroll in your state.

May is National Trauma Awareness Month Focusing on Distracted Driving


May is National Trauma Awareness Month focusing on distracted driving. It kills thousands each year. Regional Medical Center of San Jose is a Certified Trauma Center and urges all to stay focused when driving.

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