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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 ...

2019-01-14T13:44:30-08:00News and Stories|

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 ...

2019-01-14T13:44:30-08:00News and Stories|

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 ...

2021-05-27T13:51:54-07:00News and Stories, Share|

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. ...

2019-01-14T13:44:31-08:00News and Stories|

Sue Wilder: A Warm and Helpful Hand

Sue Wilder, a volunteer at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital for 18 years, understands that when someone enters the hospital, they are at an extremely vulnerable point. Her first time at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital was when her father was admitted as a result of congestive heart failure. “He ended up spending seven weeks in this ...

You’re Never Too Old for These Types of Allergies

While most food allergies start in childhood, adults can develop allergies and it can happen out of nowhere. Maybe you have been eating seafood your entire life and out of nowhere your favorite lobster dish at your local restaurant causes your lips to swell. What’s causing it? Chances are you have developed an adult onset ...

2019-01-14T13:44:32-08:00News and Stories, Share|

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 ...

2019-01-14T13:44:32-08:00News and Stories|