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Cardiac Rehab Program Offers a Safe Place to Exercise

USC-VHH cardiac rehab helps patients get stronger in a supervised setting. Exercise is essential for people with heart disease to keep their heart as healthy as possible. But it can also be extremely intimidating to go to a regular gym or work out on their own at home, because many worry about what might happen

2024-05-21T10:04:00-07:00News and Stories|

How Can We Stop Antibiotic Resistance? Experts Explain.

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital launches a public education campaign on the proper use of antibiotics. The overuse and inappropriate use of antibiotics has long been a concern among public health officials because it creates antimicrobial resistance, a situation in which bacteria that make people sick no longer respond to common medications such as antibiotics. According

2024-05-22T11:11:05-07:00News 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

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation 29th Annual Golf Classic

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation On Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, our 29th Annual Golf Classic went virtual and raised more than $250,000 for USC Verdugo Hills Hospital’s Greatest Needs Fund. The golf classic traditionally supports the hospital’s highest priority needs, which normally include clinical training, surgical and diagnostic equipment, modernized facilities, programs that enhance patient

2021-01-22T09:28:30-08:00News and Stories|

Safe Haven

Even the healthiest and most careful expectant moms can experience unforeseen problems during pregnancy or childbirth. Understanding that pregnancy can be filled with unexpected challenges, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital recently opened a new state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). “There are many things that can happen that you don’t expect,” says Melissa Stehlin, BSN, RN,

2018-12-04T12:06:05-08:00News and Stories, Share|

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

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