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in Health & Wellness

Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet is important throughout your lifespan, but it becomes even more vital as aging occurs. Healthy weight maintenance and increased nutrient intake are key factors in the process of healthy aging.

Hayley Esdaile

in LVMC News

One person tells you to stop eating fat; someone else tells you that eating fat is healthy. What do you do? Who do you listen to? For these moments of indecision, you can make an outpatient appointment with Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s Registered Dietitian. 

young man speaking with his doctor

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Colorectal cancer cases among young adults are rising in the United States. Though rates are increasing, there is still a misperception that the disease does not affect young adults.

rendering of vein

in Health & Wellness

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can result in severe leg pain and swelling. Still, it may be entirely preventable by following these useful tips.

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on the status of COVID-19 Vaccinations, new COVID-19 cases, COVID-19 hospitalizations, and the status of the CCC.

Vaccine Update

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On Thursday afternoon, Lompoc Valley Medical Center began administering hundreds of COVID-19 vaccines to Santa Barbara County educators.

Trish presenting blanket to LVN

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CCC employee gives away handmade blankets to residents, coworkers.

woman preparing a salad

in Health & Wellness

An overall healthy diet lays the foundation for a strong immune system.

nutrition facts label

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The concept of having “good nutrition” does not have to be an all or nothing endeavor. It doesn’t have to be hard. If you make small changes — bit by bit and bite by bite — it adds up to living well and having a positive relationship with food. Nutrition isn’t just for one demographic—food is vital to everyone, no matter our age, creed, or culture, and we can all focus on eating well to feel well.

doctor examining patient's eye

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As people say, “The eyes are the window to our soul.” However, what happens when that window looks a little aged or tired appearing?

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on the status of the CCC, COVID-19 vaccine, new COVID-19 cases and positivity rate.

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on the status of the CCC, Covid vaccines, Covid Hospitalizations, and new Covid cases.

man getting his throat checked

in Health & Wellness

Many medical conditions can result in Dysphagia, including stroke, dementia, respiratory illness, and more.

LVMC Community Update

in LVMC News

This week our CEO updates the community about the status of the CCC, COVID-19 Vaccine distribution, and COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Snoring child

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It may be a bit unsettling for parents to hear the sounds of snoring coming from the bedroom of a small child. While there’s often no need to worry about snoring that happens occasionally, parents might want to listen in for more frequent or severe snoring. That can be the sign of a problem and disturbed breathing during your child’s sleep.