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Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

A CT scan is a widely used imaging test that can be used for various reasons, such as to diagnose and treat stomach problems, head injuries, and cancer.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

This week our CEO updates the community on Vaccination Clinics, Omicron, Hospitalizations, our new Physician of the Year, and more.

Dr. Khawar Gul

Written by Nora Wallace on in LVMC News

Cardiologist Dr. Khawar Gul has been named Lompoc Valley Medical Center Physician of the Year for 2021.

Vaccine Update

Written by Jeremy Farnum on in LVMC News

The Vaccination Clinic will be open from 12:30 to 6 pm Friday, with a large turn-out anticipated. We strongly recommend you make an appointment.

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Written by Lauren Hogan on in Health & Wellness

Recognizing emotional eating patterns and finding alternative ways to manage life’s inconveniences can help create healthier eating patterns.

GivingTuesday

Written by Alice Milligan on in Foundation

Giving Tuesday is your chance to make a difference! Help the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation reach its fundraising goal. We're working hard to enhance the healthcare opportunities in the Lompoc Valley, and we need your help.

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Written by California Department of Public Health (CDPH) on in Advisories

State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Dr. Tomás J. Aragón issued the following statement today on the Omicron variant.  

family eating at a holiday dinner

Written by Lauren Hogan on in Health & Wellness

The holiday season can cause anxiety and guilt when it comes to eating special foods. Stay on track with your health goals by following some simple behavioral tips.

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Written by LVMC on in Health & Wellness

Lifestyle habits and behaviors that promote good health can often prevent disease and the need for drugs and medications.

LVMC Community Update

Written by Steve Popkin on in LVMC News

Thiis week our CEO updates the community on vaccination clinics, vaccination figures, Covid figures, Covid hospitalizations, the CCC, and our Foundation.

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Written by Lorraine Jones, RN, MSN on in LVMC News

The Comprehensive Care Center in Lompoc is now offering a New Nurse Graduate Residency program for Licensed Vocational Nurses and Registered Nurses.

CEO receiving large check from Alice Milligan

Written by Nora Wallace on in Foundation

During its annual meeting, the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation presented a $100,000 donation to Lompoc Valley Medical Center toward purchasing a patient monitoring system to be used in the hospital’s operating suite.

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Written by Christopher Taglia, MD, FACS, DABOM on in Blog

Bariatric surgery, or weight loss surgery, can be an essential step toward improved health. This primer reviews the types of bariatric surgeries available at Lompoc Valley Medical Center and how they work.

CCC

Written by Nora Wallace on in LVMC News

Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s Comprehensive Care Center has earned “High Performing” status designation by U.S. News and World Report.

Christopher Taglia

Written by Nora Wallace on in LVMC News

Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s Dr. Christopher Taglia was among 2,350 Initiates globally who became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) during a Convocation ceremony at the College’s virtual Clinical Congress 2021, October 23-27.  This year’s class of Initiates was among one of the largest ever admitted into the College.