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Blog Posts in 2012

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"Friends of Metro Search and Rescue" Las Vegas Hot Air Balloon Festival at Southern Hills Hospital

The “Friends of Metro Search and Rescue” Las Vegas Balloon Festival will be held this Friday, Nov. 2 to Sunday, Nov. 4 at Southern Hills Hospital. The events are free to attend unless ...
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The Breast Center at Sunrise, Southern Hills Hospital and Red Rock Radiology at MountainView Hospital Offer $75 Digital Screening Mammograms

With approximately one in eight women diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, it is likely that we all know someone affected by this disease. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month ...
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Explore These Resources For More Information On Living A Healthy Life

Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center offers Las Vegas-area residents the most comprehensive neurological and orthopedic services within the southern Nevada region. We also provide many ...
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Jennie Garth's Story

Actress Jennie Garth knows firsthand how heart disease can affect a family. As this video demonstrates, Jennie’s father was first a victim of this life-threatening condition and then an ...
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Southern Hills Hospital has Gone Above and Beyond!

Sunrise Health System’s Sunrise Hospital and Southern Hills Hospital today were named two of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ by The Joint Commission, the leading ...
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Southern Hills Hospital's Emergency Room

Our emergency room is never closed to you or your loved ones. Furthermore, our ER wait times are 30 minutes or less on average, which is consistently far below the national average. For added ...
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The Surgical Procedures Provided at Southern Hills

Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center contains a comprehensive array of surgical services for individuals in the greater Las Vegas area. If you or a loved one suffers from a neurological or ...
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Revised Cancer Screening Guidelines

The American Cancer Society is enacting 21st-century measures for developing modern cancer screening guidelines. As this video shows, these new guidelines will be formulated from comprehensive reviews ...
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Diabetes Complications: What You Need to Know

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder that increases blood glucose levels and insulin resistance. Upon its onset, individuals may notice symptoms such as excessive hunger and thirst, frequent ...
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Supplies to Have on Hand for Your New Baby's Arrival Home

Having a baby is a life-changing event often characterized by joy and excitement. It can also be quite a whirlwind experience, as you must entertain a constant stream of physicians, nurses and ...
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Your Guide to Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer is a disease that can affect both women and men at any age. Though rare in men, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women no matter their race or ethnicity and claims more than ...
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Keep You And Yours Healthy With These Resources About Our Recent Blog Topics!

While you should always consult with a medical professional about any healthcare concerns you may have, staying informed about certain conditions is a great way to avoid possible complications. Browse ...
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Preparing for Delivery for First Time Mothers-to-Be

Pregnancy can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially as the delivery date draws near. It isn’t uncommon for expectant mothers to rely on others with similar experiences for support, but ...
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Women: Know the Most Common Symptoms of a Heart Attack

According to statistics from the NHLBI, one in four women die from heart disease every year. Although a heart attack may seem like an easily identifiable condition, its symptoms can actually mimic the ...
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Our Spine Program – Dedicated Ortho/Neuro/Spine Unit

The spinal structure contains several vertebrae, ligaments and sensitive nerve endings. Because the spine is such a complex and sensitive structure, even minor treatments can prove problematic and ...
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Taking Care of Your Heart After You Turn 50

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Maintaining your cardiovascular health becomes increasingly important with age, as the likelihood of developing ...
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Signs Your Loved One May Have Suffered a Stroke – Certified Stroke Center at Southern Hills Hospital is Here to Help

Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in the United States, and is the third leading cause of death (following heart disease and cancer). Because a stroke can have such varied effects, it is ...
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Learn More about Managing Diabetes and Maintaining Good Health

Would you like to learn more about the health topics recently discussed in our blogs? The following articles contain more information on diabetes, organ donation, and more. If you have any remaining ...
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Southern Hills Hospital Receives Top Safety Score in Nevada!

Southern Hills Hospital receives top safety score in Nevada! Consumer Reports scoring is based on six criteria: avoiding bacteria, avoid readmission, communication about medications and discharge, ...
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Type 1 Diabetes Management

Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disorder caused by the autoimmune destruction of insulin-secreting cells of the pancreas. Without an adequate amount of insulin, the body cannot transport glucose from the ...
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Learn More About Promoting Overall Health From These Helpful Resources

Are you still looking for more ways to improve your mental and physical health? Read through these articles or contact Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center at (702) 880-2100 for more ...
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Stroke Prevention

A stroke, also commonly called a “brain attack,” is a deadly medical event caused by the interruption of blood flow to an area of the brain. Without its normal supply of oxygen, the brain ...
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Skin Cancer: Amanda

According to the American Cancer Society, melanoma accounts for almost 9,000 of the nearly 12,000 skin cancer deaths that occur each year in the United States. Although the condition can be the result ...
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What is Alzheimer

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of progressive dementia that results in the destruction of brain cells over time. Although the cause of this disease is not known, medical scientists believe that ...
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