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Understanding your Mammogram
Every two minutes in the United States, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. It is the most common cancer in women other than skin cancer. The good news is that since about 1990, the chances of surviving breast cancer are continuing to improve, probably due to early detection, increased awareness and improved treatment techniques.
Bringing Awareness to SIDS
October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month. This is a good time for us to review the definition of SIDS, what we know about the causes of SIDS and what we can do to implement best prevention strategies. In addition, it is a time for us to witness and appreciate the success of public health campaigns around the world.
Lompoc Valley Medical Center Community Update, October 23, 2020
in LVMC News
Dear Lompoc Valley Community:
What happened on this date in history?
1925 – Johnny Carson was born. Before retiring in 1992, he hosted the Tonight Show for 30 years. Johnny Carson died in 2005, at the age of 80.
2001 – Apple introduced the iPod, a portable media player that became one of the most successful and revolutionary products of the early 2000s.
2007 - Space Shuttle Discovery began a 14-day mission to the International Space Station to deliver the Harmony module for future Space Station assembly missions.