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Obesity Solution: Bariatric Surgery
Sep 16, 2016
Obesity Solution: Bariatric Surgery The Health Benefits of Surgery Can Be Life-Saving, But Cautions Exist For some people who are obese, diet changes or increased exercise just do not result in enough weight loss to make a difference to their health or sense of well-being. But ...
Treating Breast Cancer Without Chemotherapy
Sep 8, 2016
Treating Breast Cancer Without Chemotherapy Written by Ann Pietrangelo | Published on September 8, 2016 ​ Researchers are getting closer to identifying women who can safely skip chemotherapy as a treatment for breast cancer. Some women with early stage breast cancer are at such low risk for ...
Man Becomes First Orange County Recipient of Pill-Sized Pacemaker
Aug 31, 2016
Man Becomes First Orange County Recipient of Pill-Sized Pacemaker ORANGE, Calif. (KABC) -- A new tiny pacemaker packs a lot of power and it's only about the size of a pill. Unlike traditional pacemakers, the MICRA Transcatheter Pacing System from Medtronic is implanted inside the heart. Billy Kimberly, 84, was ...
Orange County to Open Short-term Psychiatric Crisis Centers
Aug 29, 2016
Orange County plans to open two crisis centers for people experiencing acute mental health symptoms that should shorten wait times for treatment. The state of California awarded $3 million to Orange County to open the crisis stabilization units. The ...