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News Posts in March, 2010

CLUB ENCOURAGES STROKE PATIENTS TO BECOME SAVVY SURVIVORS
Mar 19, 2010

The Comebacker’s Neuro Club started in 1994 and is dedicated to providing opportunities for those who have experienced a cerebral vascular accident, brain injury, or neurological impairment. The purpose of the club is for the survivor and loved ...

3 EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS FOR OBESITY
Mar 8, 2010

When you are struggling with severe obesity, losing weight can seem like an impossible challenge. Those with severe obesity are 90 pounds or more overweight or have a BMI of 35 or more. Those who struggle with weight are also susceptible to many ...

GOLD SEAL OF APPROVAL FOR STROKE REHAB IS AWARDED TO ALVARADO HOSPITAL
Mar 8, 2010

Alvarado Hospital First in Western United States to Earn Dual Certification Alvarado Hospital’s stroke rehabilitation program has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission. With this designation, Alvarado becomes the ...

CAN YOU "MOON WALK" YOUR WAY TO BETTER HEALTH?
Mar 2, 2010

Using new space age-like technology, Alvarado Hospital’s otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat physician) Dr. Michael O’Leary is helping to get patients back on their feet by using a gravity-defying treadmill, in which patients ...

WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY MAY PAY FOR ITSELF WITHIN A YEAR
Mar 1, 2010

Surgical Weight Loss may be a Smart Move in a Down Economy A recent study suggests that severely obese men and women spend more than $18,500 more per year than the average normal-weighted person. When you calculate the added expenses brought on by ...