Health & Wellness
Lompoc Valley Medical Center's publishes health news, personal stories and expert advice meant to guide and inspire healthy diets, relationships and lives.
Health and Wellness Articles
It’s starting to be the time of year when head colds, sore throats, runny noses and the like are prevalent. Strep throat is a common type of sore throat for children, but not as much for adults.
While it is commonly known that we should be brushing our teeth twice a day, flossing daily and seeing our dental professionals every six months, it’s probably not as widely known how certain foods...
“Semper Paratus”, (Latin for “Always Ready”), is the motto of the United States Coast Guard. The Coast Guard is in a constant state of readiness to respond emergencies, from boaters in distress to...
Health and Wellness Guides
Diseases & Conditions
Flu season is coming! Keep up to date on what you can do to prevent the flu. Take 3 actions to Fight the Flu this season...
Learn about diabetes and prediabetes. A long-lasting disease that affects how your body turns food into energy.
Alzheimer's starts slowing and gets worse over time. Sufferers may not recognize family members and have trouble speaking.
PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a traumatic event.
Breasts play many roles women's lives. Regardless of size or shape, keeping your breasts healthy means to learning what's normal and what's not....
From Conception to Your Baby's Frst Doctor's Visit. When it comes to childbirth, women now have more options than ever before but that also means...
Healthy Living Resources
Enjoying meals that are both healthy and delicious can be tough to balance. We are here to help, with expert advice served up monthly.