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OB-GYN Offers Tips for Supporting Moms
Dr. Lisa Karamardian from Hoag Newport Beach’s Pacific Women’s Healthcare Associates shares ideas for how friends and family can support new mothers ahead of Mother’s Day. Lend a hand: Whatever you can do in the way of helping a mom get more sleep, even if it’s just a two-to-three-hour nap, makes all the difference in the … Read More
Published on: May 5, 2023
New CA Hospital Safety Ratings Released: 2 Get ‘F’ Grade, 95 Get ‘A’
CALIFORNIA — Nearly 34 percent of California hospitals received top grades in protecting patient safety, according to the spring 2023 hospital safety grades released Wednesday by The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit health care watchdog. That’s an improvement compared to the last round of rankings, even as the average risk of contracting deadly infections remained elevated nationwide … Read More
Published on: May 3, 2023
How and Why Does Exercise Improve Cognitive Function?
Exercise is key for maintaining physical and mental health. Studies show that it positively affects health even if started later in life. Some suggest that exercise improves cognition by inducing long-term changes in the hippocampus, such as increased volume and an increased rate of neuronal formation. How exactly exercise changes the hippocampus, however, remains unknown. Understanding more about how … Read More
Published on: April 25, 2023