What is PCD?
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by Memorial Care
6d ago
Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare genetic condition that can lead to chronic lung, ear and sinus infections, along with other disorders in children and adults. Just a few hospitals in a few states offer dedicated treatment for PCD, with MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach containing the only PCD Center in Southern California. Learn about what PCD is and how PCD is treated ..read more
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How to Slow Down Aging
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by Memorial Care
3w ago
As people age, the body begins to run less efficiently and problems start to become more frequent, both internally and externally. Aging is a part of life, but one can undergo different medical procedures and treatments to slow down their aging and prevent health related problems from arising ..read more
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How to Stay Safe from RSV
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by Memorial Care
1M ago
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) season started earlier this year, most likely due to isolation experienced during the pandemic. Learn tips on how to identify if your child has RSV, how to manage it at home, and when to know if you should go to the hospital ..read more
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Nipple and Areola Preserving Mastectomies
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by Memorial Care
2M ago
Oncoplastic procedures have really taken off, specifically, nipple- and areola preserving mastectomies. Find out the benefits of nipple and areola preserving mastectomies and learn which candidates are ideal for these procedures ..read more
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Medicare and Open Enrollment
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by Memorial Care
2M ago
As one is reaching Medicare eligibility you are bound to have a lot of questions. How do you know which Medicare Part is right for you? MemorialCare’s Medicare Education Specialists have resources to educate you and help you determine what is best for you. Medicare open enrollment starts Oct 15, so it’s important to get this information out soon, and ends December 7 ..read more
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Halloween Safety Tips
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by Memorial Care
2M ago
As Halloween approaches, children will be out trick or treating again. There are tips for parents to help ensure their children stay safe and healthy while they are out enjoying the holiday festivities ..read more
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Benefits of Quitting Nicotine
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by Memorial Care
2M ago
According the CDC, people who smoke cigarettes are 15 to 30 times more likely to get lung cancer or die from lung cancer than people who do not smoke. Kitty Campuzano, BSN, ONC will discuss the benefits of quitting nicotine, not just on the lungs but the entire body ..read more
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Dispelling Myths about the COVID-19 Vaccination for Kids
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by Memorial Care
2M ago
Previously, it was less common for kids to get seriously ill from COVID-19, but with the recent Delta variant, there have been an increase in cases among children, as well as an increase in hospitalizations. Unvaccinated children can also spread COVID-19 to others. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone 12 years and older get a COVID-19 vaccination to help protect against COVID-19 ..read more
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Skin Cancer Awareness
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by Memorial Care
2M ago
Dr. Evans discusses skin cancer symptoms, causes and prevention ..read more
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Pain Management & Keeping Your Joints Healthy
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by Memorial Care
2M ago
The CDC estimates that more than 15 million Americans suffer from severe joint pain. This pain can limit a person’s ability to perform basic functions and compromise their quality of life ..read more
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