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By Nancy Turney | August 12, 2010
Q. It seems that all my friends are having cataract surgery lately. What can I do to reduce my risk? Americans are living longer than ever before, and most people who live into their 70s and beyond will develop cataracts at some point. That's why it's important to know the risks and symptoms of cataract, what to do to delay onset, and how to decide when it's time for surgery. People should get a baseline eye screening exam at age 40, when early signs of disease and vision change may begin to occur, according to the American Academy of Opthalmology.
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By Erna Taylor-Stark | May 8, 2008
The theme of this year’s capital campaign, “Value Your Community — Value Your Hospital” was unveiled the evening of April 30 for supporters during the annual donor reception at Verdugo Hills Hospital. The hospital’s core services were showcased during the event, which drew about 70 guests. There were stations set up around the reception area to enlighten visitors about such programs as A Balanced Life; Fast-Track emergency care; BEGINNINGS Family Birth Center and the ultra breast cancer detection system — the GE Healthcare Senographe Essential Digital Mammography system.
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May 1, 2008
Letters to the Editor Drug dogs at LCHS a waste of money Principal Damon Dragos’s faith in drug dogs [“Dogs to sniff out drugs at LCHS,” April 24] shows a complete lack of experience with hunting dogs. The erratic behavior of bloodhounds from day to day, their erroneous signaling and their downright refusal at times to take up a scent puts drug-sniffing dogs in great doubt. In one notorious school search drug dogs were wrong 56 out of 64 times.
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By Nancy Turney | August 12, 2010
Q. It seems that all my friends are having cataract surgery lately. What can I do to reduce my risk? Americans are living longer than ever before, and most people who live into their 70s and beyond will develop cataracts at some point. That's why it's important to know the risks and symptoms of cataract, what to do to delay onset, and how to decide when it's time for surgery. People should get a baseline eye screening exam at age 40, when early signs of disease and vision change may begin to occur, according to the American Academy of Opthalmology.
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By Erna Taylor-Stark | May 8, 2008
The theme of this year’s capital campaign, “Value Your Community — Value Your Hospital” was unveiled the evening of April 30 for supporters during the annual donor reception at Verdugo Hills Hospital. The hospital’s core services were showcased during the event, which drew about 70 guests. There were stations set up around the reception area to enlighten visitors about such programs as A Balanced Life; Fast-Track emergency care; BEGINNINGS Family Birth Center and the ultra breast cancer detection system — the GE Healthcare Senographe Essential Digital Mammography system.
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