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Respiratory diseases are exceedingly common in the US, with nearly 40 million people suffering from the two most common forms, COPD and asthma. However, there are many ways to prevent respiratory conditions from developing in the first place.

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Maintaining bone health is an important component of healthy living because bones affect many body processes and they are built to last a lifetime.

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on booster shots, vaccinations, COVID statistics and hospitalizations, and LVMC's newest daisy award winner.

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A woman may reduce her risk for breast cancer by eating higher amounts of foods with nutrients and antioxidants proven to fight cancer.

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Parents who practice healthy lifestyle behaviors during pregnancy and beyond may be able to reduce their children’s risk for ADHD.

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Lompoc Valley Medical Center’s bariatric surgery program has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®), a joint Quality Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

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Comprehensive Care Center Registered Nurse Brenda Damasco has been recognized with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The prestigious international award is part of The DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care provided to patients and families every day.  

LVMC Community Update

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This week our CEO updates the community on our Vaccination Clinics, Covid Hospitalizations, the Vaccination Mandate for Healthcare Workers, our Bariatric Surgery Program and more.

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AIDS is a life-changing diagnosis that can have wide-ranging impacts, particularly within the Latinx community.

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The lungs begin healing right away after quitting smoking, which is why quitting sooner than later can lead to better overall health.

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Being screened for depression can connect people with the treatment they need to effectively manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life.

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Appointments are now available at myturn.ca.gov for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster being administered at Lompoc Valley Medical Center. The booster is available for those over the age of 65 and for high-risk individuals. 

 Da Vinci Robotic System

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Using an advanced Da Vinci Robotic System, LVMC begins a new surgical era for patients.

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Physical therapy may be combined with medications or used on its own to reduce and treat chronic pain.

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Hearing loss can often be easily prevented by wearing earplugs, exercising regularly, using medications properly, and practicing other ear-healthy behaviors.