MPH Blog

MPH Blog Posts in 2015

When it comes to physical fitness, stretching is a crucial part of the workout routine. Too many athletes and active people neglect stretching, causing themselves undue pain while risking severe injury. However, when it comes to stretching, there are ...
Christmas is the highlight of the year for people all over the world. Celebrating with family, reminiscing about cherished memories, and enjoying good food all makes for a wonderful time. A description of the holiday season matches a description of ...
An annual physical is a once-a-year trip to the doctor to check on your overall health and wellness. It provides an opportunity for your physician to catch any diseases or conditions early on before they cause you pain or illness. It’s also a ...
When sudden illness or injury strikes, it is important to choose the care that is best for your circumstances. People usually go to their primary care physicians when it comes to most illnesses. However, when people need medical care during ...
Impotence, commonly referred to as erectile dysfunction, is a hard condition to deal with. It’s not untreatable by any means, but it carries a social stigma that makes its victims reluctant to admit it to anyone—even a doctor. Despite ...
Halloween is likely one of the most highly-anticipated fall traditions for U.S. children. Dressing up in costumes, staying out a little late, coming home with half their weight in candy—there’s unlikely any tradition that sounds more like ...
Fall is upon us! And with the passage of the seasons, we can look forward to the best marker of time there is: seasonal food. Eating seasonally has recently become the “fashion,” and why shouldn’t it be? Naturally-ripened produce ...
CT scans (computerized tomography) and MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging) are both common imaging services offered by hospitals. They both employ large machinery and require no movement on the part of the patient. In fact, they are both similar in ...
Pregnant women face unique and heightened health concerns because their body’s resources are now spread to two living beings. One way that women can help manage these health concerns is through prenatal vitamins. Prenatal vitamins address the ...
Fall has arrived! Summer has come and gone, and while adults are looking forward to milder weather, children are perhaps dreading the return to school. While it might be normal to mourn the passing of summer, some children dread school because it is ...
Seems like everywhere we look we see commercials or social media posts about new workouts. How do we know which workout will work best for us? In this blog post we’ll introduce you to some of the most popular workouts. These workouts are all ...
For the vast majority of human existence, “seasonal eating” did not exist as a concept—it was simply called “eating” and there was no alternative. People ate what was in season because the earth naturally provided what ...
Women’s health is a focus at Monterey Park Hospital. To help patients, families, and friends better understand some of the major issues in women’s health today, we outline general screening guidelines for common health issues among women ...
Hospitals are now offering a new online service that allows you, the patient, to view information about your hospital visit. Previously this information was only available through a hospital’s Medical Records office. This new service allows you ...
Jen Valdez, a 20- year veteran registered nurse, and House Supervisor for Monterey Park Hospital, does more than provide medical care at our hospital; through Operation Smile, she helps change the lives of children and their families. Operation Smile ...
This past holiday season staff at Monterey Park Hospital demonstrated their generosity and holiday spirit by giving back to local families and children in our community. We began the season by donating canned goods to The West San Gabriel Valley Boys ...