Helpful Health Information Resources

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Learn even more about proper nutrition, heart health, and more by looking through the articles below. Still have questions? Contact the staff of Regional Medical Center of San Jose at (408) 259-4000.

  • Angina, or chest tightness, is one of the many symptoms associated with coronary heart disease . Visit this health guide from The New York Times to find out more about the symptoms and causes of this common medical condition.
  • Cardiac catheterization is frequently used to evaluate or detect the presence of a wide variety of cardiovascular disorders. Read this guide from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for more information about coronary angiograms.
  • Following the American Heart Association’s guidelines for their Simple 7 Program can help you to live a longer, healthier life free of heart disease—see the recommendations for this program on the association’s website.
  • Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a variety of unpleasant health complications, including diabetic retinopathy. The National Eye Institute provides more information about this condition on their website.
  • Your body needs some fat to function properly, but some fats are healthier than others. This article found on GirlsHealth.gov briefly describes the different types of dietary fats and where they are found.
  • Tracking and scoring your eating habits can be a helpful way to evaluate your nutrition and make necessary changes. Visit ChooseMyPlate.gov to track your meals and learn more ways to stay healthy.
  • Do you know the warning signs of medical emergency? This article found on the National Stroke Association website lists the major symptoms of stroke .
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, emergency room wait times have increased to over an hour in recent years. Fortunately, the emergency room wait times at Regional Medical Center of San Jose are about half of the national average.
  • As a parent, it can be difficult to decide when your child is suffering from a medical emergency. This guide from KidsHealth.org may help you to become more aware of your available treatment options .
  • If you are still looking for more information regarding the correct procedure for breast self-examination, visit the National Breast Cancer Foundation website.

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