• Irvine school nurses, staff learn Stop the Bleed techniques to respond in mass-casualty situation

    Irvine school nurses, staff learn Stop the Bleed techniques to respond in mass-casualty situation Irvine school nurses and athletic trainers on Tuesday, Jan. 30, learned simple techniques that could save lives in a shooting or other mass-casualty situation. Twenty-five members of the Irvine Unified School District completed the certificate program that was developed after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. It focuses on teaching people ways to stop bleeding, which, according to ...
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  • Families anticipate exciting community blessing of surgical center

    Families anticipate exciting community blessing of surgical center A community is as strong as its hospital, and with recent investments into Covenant Health Plainview, it’s evident that to our friends and family on the South Plains, quality health care is critical to the quality of life in our area. Back in 2014, the St. Joseph/Providence health systems invested $31.5 million to a $40 million total renovation of Covenant Health Plainview. A remaining $5 ...
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  • Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.

    Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S. Americans are being hit with one of the worst flu seasons in years, with misery now widespread across 46 states, health officials say. In the West, emergency rooms in California and Arizona are packed with people struck by the flu, and drugs that ease the illness are in short supply as doctors struggle with a sharp spike in cases. Further complicating matters, many hospitals nationwide are ...
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  • Inaugural James Henry Ransom Foundation 5K raises $35,000 for adolescent mental and behavioral program at Mission Hospita

    Inaugural James Henry Ransom Foundation 5K raises $35,000 for adolescent mental and behavioral program at Mission Hospita MISSION VIEJO — Courtney Ransom and her family couldn’t have imagined a better start to what is planned as the annual James Henry Ransom Foundation Memorial 5K event. The 5K honored James Ransom, Courtney Ransom’s son, who committed suicide in 2016 at age 14 after a concussion resulted in mental and behavioral issues. More than 500 people participated in the inaugural event Oct. ...
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  • Newborns Go Home From Orange Hospital in Christmas Stockings as Part of Decades-Long Tradition

    Newborns Go Home From Orange Hospital in Christmas Stockings as Part of Decades-Long Tradition Stockings filled with the gift of life were given to new parents at St. Joseph hospital as their newborns were cleared to go home during the holidays. Nurses also knitted handmade beanies for each of the babies in the 40-plus year tradition. Courtney Friel reports for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Dec. 20, 2017. Watch now
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  • Providence Health & Services Doctors at the Food 4 Less in North Hill

    Providence Health & Services Doctors at the Food 4 Less in North Hill Doctors and other experts from Providence Health & Services at the Food 4 Less in North Hills, CA., Monday, Nov. 20. Providence Health & Services professionals were at the Food4Less to help shoppers make better food choices suggesting healthier Thanksgiving options and answered nutrition and wellness questions. View more photos
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  • Covenant Medical Center unveils completed construction projects

    Covenant Medical Center unveils completed construction projects Covenant Medical Center today (Nov. 17) hosted a grand opening and blessing of new spaces, built in the in-fill area of the former valet drive on 21st Street. The new areas include the new cafeteria named "Our Daily Bread," the new endoscopy unit, physician dining room, and a new entrance and lobby space, as well as a new skybridge connecting to the west garage. Read more
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  • What does "Healthy" actually mean?

    What does Every day we hear of some new drug, program, diet or discovery offering a magic wand for good health. But what exactly does healthy mean? How do we cut through all the chatter and live a consistently healthy life? Dr. Victoria Leigh, an internal medicine physician with St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group in Tustin explains that there are multiple facets affecting health, but there are also a few ...
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  • Queen to receive $1.5 million for cancer care

    Queen to receive $1.5 million for cancer care Two Napa couples recently announced they have established irrevocable estate gifts totaling $1.5 million to support cancer services at Queen of the Valley Medical Center. Betty and Ron Profili created a trust of $1 million to help ensure high-quality cancer services continue to be available in the community "for generations to come." Linda and Edward I. Barwick’s bequest of ...
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  • Where tech meets health: One Year of 3D Mammography at St. Joseph Hospital

    Where tech meets health: One Year of 3D Mammography at St. Joseph Hospital It’s been a year since a state of the art 3D Mammography Machine was installed at St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka. The machine can construct a three-dimensional image of a woman’s breast using digital mapping technology. The device is especially useful in detecting tumors in women with dense breast tissue. Traditional mammography equipment works great in detecting tumors in fatty or ...
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