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Drink Water – Are You Serious?

We are in the “hot days of summer,” and I recently spent a day away from my routine. I’m usually pretty good about drinking water while working at my desk, but we all have those times when life gets crazy and we don’t do the things we would normally do to take care of ourselves. SO, I drank a couple of cans of diet soda and not one sip of water all day!

A Hero Among Us - by Darlene Scafiddi, RN, Vice President of Nursing & Patient Care Services


I wanted to share a story about one of our nurses, Jody Kelly who works in Labor and Delivery.  On Sunday May 8th, 2011(Mother’s Day) she saw a Bowers Ambulance crash into a pole on the San Bernardino Fwy. The accident happened at about 6:10 a.m. as she was on her way to work. The crash caused a 20 ft. piece of guard rail to fly onto the freeway as the demolished ambulance came to a stop.

Don’t Put Off Your Mammogram!


I know it isn’t Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but last week when a co-worker told me that she was called back for a diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound to ”have a better look,” my first response was “That happens frequently – it is probably nothing.” When she told me she needed a biopsy I said,”Eighty percent of biopsies come back negative for cancer.”

Successful Food Drive


Food Collection for the Needy held during National Hospital Week -

Do you take any prescription or over the counter medications?


Unless you are a youngster or don’t believe in taking vitamins, almost everyone takes medication or vitamin supplements. Could you tell someone what the name of your medication/supplement is?

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