man painting

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Practicing certain healthy behaviors can effectively stimulate the brain and reduce the risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

mother and daughter doing exercises

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Aphasia is a language disorder that affects the way you communicate. It occurs when damage is done to parts of the brain that control language and speech.

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Location: Community Track

Saturday, Sep 7th, 10 am - 1 pm

Come join the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation, the Healthy Lompoc Coalition, The Lompoc Family YMCA, and other community partners at the September 7, for a day of exercise and fun.

blood pressure monitor

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Preeclampsia cannot always be avoided, but there are plenty of healthy steps women can take to reduce their risk.

no buns please

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Celiac disease cannot necessarily be prevented, but it can be successfully managed and improved with the right diet and behaviors.

medicare form

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Location: Lompoc Valley Medical Center

Tuesday, August 16, 2022, from 10 - 11:30 am

Join us for a FREE, unbiased presentation. Understanding Medicare and HICAP can help!

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on COVID Comments, Vaccinations, Patient Satisfaction and Patient/Family Feedback, and Narcan (Naloxone) Distribution.

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Lompoc Valley Medical Center was recently recognized by a national organization for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep.

Daisey winner

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Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse Anahi Fontanos, BSN, was named the July 2022 recipient of LVMC’s DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

vape

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Location: Lompoc Valley Medical Center

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 6 pm

Learn how even brief exposure can be dangerous to your health – potentially causing lung cancer even in nonsmokers and increasing the risk of heart disease, stroke and chronic lung problems.

standing on scale

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Being asked to lose more weight before bariatric surgery may seem unnecessary, but doing so may reduce the risk for surgery-related complications.

Colorthon 5KI

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Location: Mission Club

October 29, 2022

Mark your calendars and plan to enjoy the colorful fun, our Colorthon 5K is coming!

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Patients who know the difference between gastric sleeve and gastric bypass can make the best possible choice if their doctors recommend bariatric surgery for weight loss.

Flower Valley Golf Classic

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Location: Mission Club

Friday, May 19, 2023 at 11 am

The Golf Classic is back! Join us for fun and to help us raise funds to purchase a new MRI machine for Lompoc's hospital.

medication

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Knowing the ins and outs of weight-loss medications and surgeries can empower patients to choose the correct treatment when they’re ready to lose excess weight.