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  • Less Screen Time and More Sunscreen

    As a primary care physician, I see skin cancer on a weekly basis during routine physicals and skin checks. I have extracted skin cancer in patients as young as 30. By the time they reach their late 60s, their back becomes heavily scarred due to the extraction process. This article is not aimed at diagnosing skin cancer, but rather at preventing it. So how do we prevent skin cancer from occurring? ... Read Full Article [+]
  • A Life Saved!

    After reading a “US News and World Report” magazine article about our Heart program Fred Faught, of La Verne, told his wife Joanne to always take him to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) if something happened to him. Well, the night of May 24, 2017, they went to bed, as they would any other night. While Joanne was brushing her teeth, Fred suffered a sudden cardiac arrest. ... Read Full Article [+]
  • How a Big Sister Helped Bring her Little Brother into the World

    The Women’s Center at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is known for offering family-centered care, but on June 26, 2017, Danielle Rodrigues and Ernest Ortegon truly had a family-involved birthing experience. Under the direction, supervision and guidance of Stephanie Cropper, MD, OB/GYN, Hailey Ortegon, 15, assisted in the delivery of Danielle’s third son, Matthew Ortegon, born ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Heat Illness: What You Need To Know

    Heat illness is preventable. It is an accumulation of body heat that results when the body’s ability to cool itself is overwhelmed. There are different types of heat illness, such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and the most severe, heat stroke. However, symptoms don’t always progress from one type of heat illness to the next. Body heat increases during exercise but the body can cool ... Read Full Article [+]
  • An Unexpected Wedding at PVHMC

    Medical emergencies don't always have the best timing. For Rodney Heinrich, his emergency came just one day before he was to officiate a wedding. In his mind, there was no option but to make the best of the situation - which resulted in a wedding here at PVHMC! Desiree McMahon has worked as a registered nurse (RN) in Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center’s (PVHMC) Labor and Delivery ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Boot Camp for New Dads an Important Step in Preparing Fathers-to-be

    Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center’s (PVHMC) Boot Camp for New Dads (BCND) is a unique workshop that inspires expectant new dads to be prepared before, during and after the birth of a baby. It gives them a safe space to learn to become confidently engaged with infants, support their partners, and personally navigate their transformation into dads. Communication, teamwork, and safety are ... Read Full Article [+]
  • PVHMC Recognized with Gold Plus Award for Heart Failure Care

    Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure. This marks the seventh consecutive year that ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Recognizing Delays in a Child's Speech and Language Development

    Children vary in their development of speech and language. There is, however, a natural progression or "timeline" for mastery of these skills for each area of development. Milestones are identifiable skills that can serve as a guide to normal development. Typically, simple skills need to be reached before the more complex skills can be learned. There is a general age and time when most ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Maternal Mental Health Awareness

    This May, we celebrate Maternal Mental Health Awareness. So, what is Maternal Mental Health? Well, it’s all about our emotional and mental wellness during conception, pregnancy, birth and postpartum. Most people think that being pregnant and having a baby is the most wonderful time in a woman’s life. For some women, it is! However, for about 20 percent of women, that’s about 1 in ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Recognizing Delays in a Child's Fine Motor Development

    Fine motor refers to the movements we make with the small muscles of the hands. Children start to use their hands right at birth to explore their own bodies and the world around them. Their fine motor skills develop as their whole body starts to move and become more stable. They also learn to do more things with their hands as their cognitive and social/emotional skills improve. Below are some of ... Read Full Article [+]
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