2010

News Posts in 2010

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HIGH HEELS: VAIN VS PAIN?
Dec 1, 2010

Just can’t get enough new high heel shoes this spring? You should remember to measure your feet and look for shoes that will not lead you to pain, suffering and even surgery. For millions of women, high heels are a staple of their everyday ...

SAN DIEGO'S "SPERM HUNTER" HELPS MEN WITH INFERTILITY
Nov 30, 2010

San Diego Urologist uses New Concept Called Testicular Mapping to Track Sperm Does wearing “tighty whities” instead of boxers reduce a man’s sperm count? Many myths of what causes male infertility may serve fodder for jokes, but the ...

PRIME HEALTHCARE ACQUIRES ALVARADO HOSPITAL
Nov 17, 2010

Hospital network pledges to expand ER, continue providing all current services, invest in facility improvements and maintain commitment to poor and uninsured On Nov. 17, 2010, Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. ("Prime Healthcare”), which ...

MAJORITY OF BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS REPORT REDUCED SEXUAL DESIRE, STUDY FINDS
Oct 15, 2010

The majority of women – 70% – of breast cancer survivors report reduced sexual desire or other sexual dysfunction following treatment, according to a new study in The Journal of Sexual Medicine (October 2010). There are many treatments ...

NATIONAL SEX STUDY REVEALS INTERESTING RESULTS
Oct 1, 2010

National Sex Study Reveals Condom Usage has Increased Among those Under 40 and Minorities The Journal of Sexual Medicine just published the largest sex survey in the nation in decades, which found that condom use in Americans at its highest in ...

ALVARADO SALUTES ITS 2010 TOP DOCTORS, AS NAMED BY SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE
Oct 1, 2010

Alvarado Hospital physicians earn the highest honor bestowed on the medical profession—the respect and gratitude of our patients, our employees and our community. Each year, the San Diego County Medical Society, working collaboratively with San ...

STROKE SURVIVOR AND AMPUTEE LEADS OF SAN DIEGO'S HEART WALK
Sep 18, 2010

James Geter, 52, San Diego, lost both of his legs to diabetes. Due to poor health management, Geter underwent four surgeries to save one of his legs, but unfortunately lost his first leg during 2006 and then lost his second leg in 2007. After the ...

ADAPTIVE GOLF HELPS YOUNG NAVY SEAMAN REGAIN FUNCTION AFTER BATTLING DEBILITATING DISEASE
Sep 17, 2010

U.S. Navy Seaman Luis Estrada, 29, thought his biggest battles would occur overseas, but he ended up fighting the ultimate battle to save his life here in San Diego. Estrada contracted Guillain-Barrè syndrome (GBS), a rare disorder that can be ...

HEARING LOSS TEST GOES MULTI-LINGUAL
Aug 31, 2010

New technology to test hearing, called the Otogram, is being used to break down language barriers. Alvarado Hospital’s Dr. Michael O'Leary, an ear, nose and throat specialist in San Diego, is using the new device to reach out to patients in ...

CHECK ER WAIT TIMES ON YOUR SMARTPHONE
Aug 30, 2010

With one of the shortest wait times in San Diego County, Alvarado Hospital launched a campaign to raise public awareness about where to go if you want treatment quickly. A two-pronged campaign, the hospital was the first in San Diego to post its wait ...

DO PASSION AND PREGNANCY MIX? STUDY REVEALS THE ANSWER
Aug 25, 2010

Do passion and pregnancy mix? A new clinical study reports that the frequency of sexual intercourse declines in the third trimester of pregnancy and steadily returns between three to six months after childbirth. The study, in the August 2010 issue of ...

SOUNDPROOF CURTAINS IMPROVE PATIENT EXPERIENCE IN ALVARADO'S ER
Aug 2, 2010

Draping the Emergency Department in Silence Enhances Patient Care and Privacy Alvarado Hospital is the first in San Diego to drape soundproof curtains around each bed in the ER to reduce noise and increase patient privacy. This new soundproof curtain ...

AN EARFUL: KEEPING YOUR EARS HEALTHY THIS SUMMER
Aug 2, 2010

As the weather continues to heat up more people are headed to the pool, ocean, rivers or lakes to find cool relief. The more time spent in water and doing water-related activities the higher ones chances are for contracting swimmer’s ear or ...

ALVARADO'S STROKE DESIGNATION RECOGNIZED IN U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
Jul 23, 2010

Alvarado Hospital Recognized for Achievement in Stroke Care Alvarado Hospital has been recognized for achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through The American Heart Association/American Stroke ...

STATE-OF-THE-ART CATH LAB WITH EDUCATIONAL VIEWING THEATER OPENS AT ALVARADO
Jul 22, 2010

To help improve access to highly specialized heart care services, Alvarado Hospital has opened a new cardiac catheterization laboratory featuring the most advanced technology for viewing and treating complex heart conditions. The lab opened ...

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