January

News Posts in January, 2015

2015 SEX IN OUR CITY - SAN DIEGO'S FAVORITE SEXUAL HEALTH EVENT FOR WOMEN
Jan 20, 2015

San Diego's Popular Sexual Health Dinner Event for Women Takes Place Feb. 23, 2015 San Diego's most popular sexual health event for women will be held on Monday, Feb. 23, at farm-to-table Terra American Bistro. This popular annual event ...

NEW SPINE & JOINT INSTITUTE MODELED AFTER NATIONALLY RENOWNED PROGRAM
Jan 13, 2015

A trailblazing total joint replacement (TJR) and spine surgery program will open its doors at Alvarado Hospital in April 2015. This program is based on the nationally recognized Marshall Steele program, which is renowned for its superior outcomes, ...

ALVARADO NOTED FOR LOW INFECTION RATES BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Jan 13, 2015

Alvarado Hospital was one of three San Diego hospitals found to have low infection rates and other patient injuries, compared with peers. In December, the federal government published a list of hospitals that were to be penalized for having high ...

GENETIC LINK TO OBESITY POINTS TO BARIATRIC SURGERY SUCCESS
Jan 7, 2015

A common misconception is that bariatric surgery is a "cop-out"—and those affected by obesity just need to go on a diet and exercise program. However, more than 20 years of medical research has proven the genetic basis of obesity, and ...