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How to Maintain Joint Health and Prevent Arthritis

Keeping your joints healthy and strong can help you stay active.
As you age, the cartilage around your joints can wear or break down. This can trigger arthritis, a joint disorder that causes pain and stiffness due to inflammation of one or more joints. However, you can take steps to protect your existing cartilage and relieve

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10 Proven Strategies for Easing Anxiety

Take control of racing thoughts and your spinning mind with these natural strategies for reducing anxiety.
Occasional anxiety and nagging feelings of worry are a normal part of everyday life. In fact, about 18 percent of adults in the U.S. will experience anxiety, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.

Though you can’t always control what

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How to Support a Family Member Going Through Cancer

Battling a deadly disease can take a toll on family members. Learn how you can support loved ones in this time of turmoil.
Dealing with cancer means more than addressing the physical side of the disease. There also is an emotional side of cancer that takes just as much — if not more — time, energy

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Are Your Loved Ones Due for a Prostate Screening?

No one wants to think about their friends or family members battling prostate cancer, but being prepared is the best way to protect their health.
Early detection is a critical part of successful treatment, and it depends on regular screenings — especially for men with elevated risk.

Too often, myths and misconceptions keep men from being proactive

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How Often Do I Need a Mammogram?

Keeping your joints healthy and strong can help you stay active.
As you age, the cartilage around your joints can wear or break down. This can trigger arthritis, a joint disorder that causes pain and stiffness due to inflammation of one or more joints. However, you can take steps to protect your existing cartilage and relieve

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  • pregnant woman wants her baby to grow up healthy but is not sure if they will because she was told she is going to have a high risk pregnancy

I Have a High-Risk Pregnancy — Now What?

Don’t panic: High-risk pregnancy simply means that you or your baby may need extra care during pregnancy and delivery.
There are many common reasons your doctor may identify your pregnancy as high-risk. Among the most common:

Diabetes
Infertility issues
Obesity
High blood pressure
Age
Lifestyle

Some pregnancies even start out as normal but progress to high-risk based

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Contest: Guess the Weight and Time of Birth of Our First 2018 Baby

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is hosting a special contest in anticipation of the upcoming birth of the hospital’s first baby of the new year. All you need to do is give your best guess about when the baby will be born and how much the baby will weigh.

To participate, visit the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Facebook

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Is Dementia Preventable?

Experts say that one-third of the world’s dementia cases could be prevented by managing lifestyle factors such as hearing loss, hypertension and depression.
This remarkable fact was part of a report by the first Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention and Care that was presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2017 and published in The Lancet. The

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USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation 26th Annual Golf Classic

Our 26th Annual Golf Classic was one of the most successful in its long history, raising more than $300,000. Our fundraising efforts, fueled by the generosity of our event sponsors, underwriters, golfers and community members, were unparalleled.

Funds will be used to support our highest-priority needs, including investments in technology, facility improvements, patient services and

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