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A Step in the Right Direction

Older patients with a mental health diagnosis may feel helpless if traditional weekly therapy no longer meets their needs. For these patients and their families, a holistic therapy program at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital offers a solution.

Stepping Stones is a geropsychiatric program at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital that is designed to help relieve emotional and

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USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Receives National Recognition For Emergency Nursing Certification

USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital, part of Keck Medicine of USC, is being recognized for its exceptional support of emergency nursing certification. It is the first hospital in California to receive BCEN Honorary Certification Recognition, an award that is bestowed on one small and one large health care facility each year by the Board of Certification in

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USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation 27th Annual Golf Classic

Our 27th Annual Golf Classic was once again a day of fun and fundraising on behalf of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital. Over $300,000, fueled by the generosity of our event sponsors, underwriters, golfers and community members, was raised to
to support our highest-priority needs, including investments in technology, facility improvements, patient services and clinician

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USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Celebrates Five Years as Trojan family

This July, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH) is celebrating five years as members of the Trojan family.

Keith Hobbs MBA, joined USC-VHH as CEO in January 2016. He focused on working to raise the hospital’s standards as both a hospital and a community partner, as well as improving its reputation.

“We have made incredible strides,” says Keith.

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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