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We're Helping Hearts Here, There and Everywhere

Here's a look at just a few of the outstanding cardiology programs throughout St. Joseph Health. You depend on your heart to keep a steady beat. But sometimes hearts need help. That’s why ...
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A Successful Life Changer: Covenant Health Employee Fights Her Way Back to Good Health in the Boxing Ring

Less than two years ago, Yvette Renteria weighed 250 pounds and was struggling with diabetes and depression. She ate out a lot, and her diet consisted mostly of fried foods and baked goods. She never ...
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National Cancer Survivors Day: A Good Day to Remember There's Help, Health and Hope After Cancer Treatment

It’s National Cancer Survivors Day and the number of individuals and families celebrating life today keeps growing. In fact, the American Cancer Society estimates there are more than 15.5 ...
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Quit Smoking Today With the Right Help

The benefits of quitting smoking start within 20 minutes of your last cigarette as your blood pressure and heart rate begin to recover. Within 24 hours, your chance of having a heart attack decreases. ...
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Saving Hal: Training Our Teams for Top-Quality Stroke Treatment

When Hal, a 51-year-old, half-pack per day smoker, came to Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, California with garbled speech and sensation on just one side of his face, the emergency medical ...
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It Shouldn't Hurt to be a Child: How to Prevent, Identify and Report Child Abuse

The tiny baby suffered brutal injuries, including broken ribs and bleeding in the brain. It didn’t take long for caregivers at Covenant Children’s to determine the infant had been severely ...
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Jimmy Carter's Melanoma Diagnosis Creates Awareness

Former president Jimmy Carter’s revelation that doctors found melanoma on his brain places a spotlight on the deadly disease, which can show up almost anywhere on the body. “When people ...
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Screen Test: Keeping Up with Cancer Prevention

Are you up to date with cancer screenings? If the answer’s no, you’re not alone: A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says not all adults in America are ...
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