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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 ...

INJURED SKATEBOARDER BECOMES ADVOCATE FOR HELMETS
Jul 12, 2010

When San Diego resident, Jeremy Arbogast, 19, landed in the hospital after suffering a traumatic brain injury from a skateboarding accident, doctors told his parents he would never be the same. The brain injury left Arbogast in a comma for weeks and ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL NAMED 2010 HEART WALK STROKE CHAMPION
Jul 12, 2010

Alvarado Hospital was the 2010 San Diego Heart Walk Stroke Sponsor, which is part of the hospital's Stroke Champion partnership with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association,. The 2010 Heart Walk raised money in the fight ...

STUDY SUGGEST YOUR LIBIDO COULD BE A COUCH POTATO
Jul 2, 2010

Super Fit and Over 50? A significant percentage of aging male athletes have an undiagnosed testosterone deficiency, which may influence erectile dysfunction and disrupt sexual desire according to a study in July 2010 issue of The Journal of Sexual ...

"O-TEAM" HELPS FRUSTRATED PATIENTS ACHIEVE ORGASM
Jun 30, 2010

Imagine running a race with no finish line in sight. Frustrated adults unable to reach orgasm can attest to the difficulties of starting a race they can’t finish. Alvarado Hospital’s Sexual Medicine Program has pulled together with a ...

MEDITERRANEAN DIET, SEXUAL HEALTH AND DIABETES
Jun 30, 2010

The Mediterranean diet, which has been proven to prevent obesity, heart disease and other chronic diseases may also help decrease sexual dysfunction in individuals with diabetes, according to a study in the June issue of The Journal of Sexual ...

PRP THERAPY OFFERED AT ALVARADO HOSPITAL
Jun 23, 2010

Darrell Lee, 51, a San Diego resident, asked his primary physician for more than 20 years, Dr. Joseph Aiello of Alvarado Hospital, for something to help ease his chronic shoulder pain. Dr. Aiello suggested platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP), a new ...

THE THRILL OF VICTORY MAY CAUSE THE AGONY OF A HEART ATTACK
Jun 22, 2010

The thrill of victory may cause the agony of a heart attack during close World Cup soccer matches, according to medical researchers who recently published a study in the New England Journal of Medicine about the relationship of World Cup soccer and ...

ALVARADO HOSTS COUNCILWOMAN MARTI EMERALD FOR SAN DIEGO STROKE AWARENESS DAY
May 26, 2010

In celebration of Stroke Awareness Month, the San Diego City Council has designated May 25, 2010, as San Diego Stroke Awareness Day, which is being announced by City Councilmember Marti Emerald at Alvarado Hospital on May 27. As the first hospital in ...

3-D SPINE TECHNOLOGY COMES TO THE OR
May 25, 2010

Film critics agree that Avatar’s 3-D concept has forever changed the way movies will be made. Similarly, hospitals are now following suit, as Alvarado Hospital brings state-of-the-art imaging technology—called the O-Arm—to the ...

ALVARADO POSTS ITS ER WAIT TIMES ON SMARTPHONE APP
May 18, 2010

Alvarado Hospital Posting ER Wait Times on Free App Smart phones have revolutionized the ease of instant access to information. Now, smart phone applications can help save lives. Alvarado Hospital in San Diego is the first to partner with iTriage, an ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL SELECTED AS STROKE CHAMPION BY AMERICAN HEART/STROKE ASSOCIATION
May 17, 2010

The American Heart Association is pleased to announce that Alvarado Hospital is San Diego’s first ever Stroke Champion sponsor. The collaboration is aimed at reducing death and disability from strokethe nation’s third leading killer and ...

HOW TO IDENTIFY STROKE WARNING SIGNS
May 3, 2010

If you see or have one or more of these symptoms, don't wait, call 911 right away! Numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body Confusion, trouble speaking or understanding speech Trouble seeing in one or both ...

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