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Cancer Information - Click here to view all posts
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  • Sunscreen Ingredients: Chemical vs. Physical
    Summer means endless sunshine, time away from work or school, and some quality moments shared with friends and family at the beach or pool. Whatever the activity, going outdoors and enjoying the ...
Children's Health - Click here to view all posts
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  • How Much Sugar Should My Kids Have
    How Much Sugar Should My Kids Have? We all know children love sugar. Even adults are prone to indulging in sweet treats like chocolate or soda and, in moderation, it is acceptable to enjoy it now and ...
  • Children's Oral Health FAQs
    Learn More About Your Child’s Dental Needs Starting your child with good dental habits is setting them up for a lifetime of healthy teeth. As soon as your child’s first tooth appears, ...
  • Common Allergy Treatments
    Symptoms & Causes of Allergies According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergy is the fifth leading chronic disease in the U.S. with as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 ...
Clinical Procedures - Click here to view all posts
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  • What is an Annual Physical?
    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 ...
  • Impotence Treatments
    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 ...
  • What Is the Difference Between a CT Scan and an MRI?
    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 ...
Community News - Click here to view all posts
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Diabetes - Click here to view all posts
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  • Easy, Flavorful Salt Substitutes
    Seasoning Your Food Without The Salt Let’s face it—we love salt. In fact, we equate salt with flavor. However, too much salt or sodium in the body increases your risk for developing ...
  • Three Low-Sugar Desserts
    There is nothing more satisfying than a sweet, scrumptious dessert. After all, it is even considered as the most important part of any meal. Too much sugar intake, however, can lead to cavities, ...
Exercise - Click here to view all posts
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  • Tips for Training a 5k
    Get Pumped Up for Your First 5k So you’ve just started running and decided to sign up for your first-ever 5k race. Now what? Running a 5k is a great way to kickstart a fitness routine or shed ...
  • Best Calorie Trackers
    Calories play a big role in weight management. Our body only needs a specific number of calorie intake to maintain our weight—eating more than the needed calories can lead to weight gain. Your ...
  • When Is the Best Time to Exercise?
    We already know that exercise is important in maintaining your overall fitness and health. Some people think that to maximize its benefits, you have to do your workout at a particular time. While ...
Food and Recipes - Click here to view all posts
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  • How Much Sugar Should My Kids Have
    How Much Sugar Should My Kids Have? We all know children love sugar. Even adults are prone to indulging in sweet treats like chocolate or soda and, in moderation, it is acceptable to enjoy it now and ...
  • Probiotics: Pill or Yogurt?
    Probiotics: Pill or Yogurt? The Battle for Your Best Source of Bacteria Whether you’re just getting onboard the probiotics wagon or have already been incorporating it into your diet for years, ...
  • Easy, Flavorful Salt Substitutes
    Seasoning Your Food Without The Salt Let’s face it—we love salt. In fact, we equate salt with flavor. However, too much salt or sodium in the body increases your risk for developing ...
Health Tips - Click here to view all posts
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  • Probiotics: Pill or Yogurt?
    Probiotics: Pill or Yogurt? The Battle for Your Best Source of Bacteria Whether you’re just getting onboard the probiotics wagon or have already been incorporating it into your diet for years, ...
  • Children's Oral Health FAQs
    Learn More About Your Child’s Dental Needs Starting your child with good dental habits is setting them up for a lifetime of healthy teeth. As soon as your child’s first tooth appears, ...
  • Easy, Flavorful Salt Substitutes
    Seasoning Your Food Without The Salt Let’s face it—we love salt. In fact, we equate salt with flavor. However, too much salt or sodium in the body increases your risk for developing ...
Heart Health - Click here to view all posts
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  • Easy, Flavorful Salt Substitutes
    Seasoning Your Food Without The Salt Let’s face it—we love salt. In fact, we equate salt with flavor. However, too much salt or sodium in the body increases your risk for developing ...
  • Screening Guidelines for Women
    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 ...
Hospital News - Click here to view all posts
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Maternity - Click here to view all posts
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  • Baby Sleep Schedules
    Establishing a basic schedule for your infant is a huge step in making life a little easier for parents, especially with the demands of daily routines and often other children as well. However, it can ...
  • Should I Take Prenatal Vitamins?
    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 ...
Men's Health - Click here to view all posts
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  • Setting Realistic Weight Loss Goals
    Planning to lose weight is a great thing—so long as you have a realistic, attainable plan to enact. One of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions is losing weight. Whether that entails ...
  • Should I Stretch Before or After a Workout?
    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 ...
  • Impotence Treatments
    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 ...
Mental Health - Click here to view all posts
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  • Is Your Family Ready for a Pet?
    Know the Signs to Look Out for in Making this Decision Adding a pet to your family can bring great joy to your home. However, it is also a big decision to make, especially if you have kids who will ...
  • Tips for Preventing Insomnia
    We all know how it feels to wake up on the wrong side of the bed—but what about when you don’t even get a chance to “wake up” due to insomnia? If you can’t remember the ...
Nutrition - Click here to view all posts
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  • How Much Sugar Should My Kids Have
    How Much Sugar Should My Kids Have? We all know children love sugar. Even adults are prone to indulging in sweet treats like chocolate or soda and, in moderation, it is acceptable to enjoy it now and ...
  • Probiotics: Pill or Yogurt?
    Probiotics: Pill or Yogurt? The Battle for Your Best Source of Bacteria Whether you’re just getting onboard the probiotics wagon or have already been incorporating it into your diet for years, ...
  • Easy, Flavorful Salt Substitutes
    Seasoning Your Food Without The Salt Let’s face it—we love salt. In fact, we equate salt with flavor. However, too much salt or sodium in the body increases your risk for developing ...
Orthopedics - Click here to view all posts
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  • Should I Stretch Before or After a Workout?
    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 ...
Patient Care - Click here to view all posts
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  • Questions to Ask Your Child's Pediatrician
    How to Find the Right Doctor for Your Kid Searching for the right doctor for your kid can be a challenging task, especially for new moms. While referrals from your friends can be extremely helpful, ...
  • What Is the Difference Between a CT Scan and an MRI?
    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 ...
Patient Information - Click here to view all posts
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  • Questions to Ask Your Child's Pediatrician
    How to Find the Right Doctor for Your Kid Searching for the right doctor for your kid can be a challenging task, especially for new moms. While referrals from your friends can be extremely helpful, ...
  • Four Ways to Getting More Energy
    Are Your Batteries Always Running Low? As we go about our day, there are many tasks that require our full attention and focus. However, there are days when our energy levels are simply running low and ...
  • What is an Annual Physical?
    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 ...
Physical Therapy - Click here to view all posts
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  • Neck & Shoulder Stretches to Relieve Tension
    Neck and Shoulder Stretches to Relieve Tension For anyone working in an office or other sedentary job, neck and shoulder tension is a chronic problem. It’s no surprise either that sitting for a ...
  • Should I Stretch Before or After a Workout?
    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 ...
Prevention - Click here to view all posts
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  • Children's Oral Health FAQs
    Learn More About Your Child’s Dental Needs Starting your child with good dental habits is setting them up for a lifetime of healthy teeth. As soon as your child’s first tooth appears, ...
  • Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition when you experience a pinched or compressed nerve in your wrist. Symptoms include pain in the wrist, numbness, tingling sensation, ...
  • How to Avoid Acid Reflux
    If you have ever felt a burning pain or discomfort in the upper middle part of your stomach or if you feel liquid rising up to your throat that leaves a sour, acidic taste in your mouth, then you may ...
Quality and Safety - Click here to view all posts
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Senior Care - Click here to view all posts
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  • What is an Annual Physical?
    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 ...
Staff Stories - Click here to view all posts
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  • Jen Valdez: Helping Children Smile
    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 ...
  • Families, Friends, and Staff Come Together for Holiday Giving
    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 ...
Wellness - Click here to view all posts
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  • Summer Skincare Tips for Teens
    3 Tips for Teen Skincare During Summer Keeping your skin clean and healthy is important, especially during summer. Teenagers may experience increased oil and acne due to rising temperatures and ...
  • Common Allergy Treatments
    Symptoms & Causes of Allergies According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergy is the fifth leading chronic disease in the U.S. with as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 ...
  • Sleep Awareness Month
    Importance of Sleep for Our Day-to-Day Function With the fast-paced life most Americans lead, a good night’s sleep is becoming a luxury. While we already know the sluggish feeling and difficulty ...
Women's Health - Click here to view all posts
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  • Setting Realistic Weight Loss Goals
    Planning to lose weight is a great thing—so long as you have a realistic, attainable plan to enact. One of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions is losing weight. Whether that entails ...
  • Should I Stretch Before or After a Workout?
    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 ...
  • Should I Take Prenatal Vitamins?
    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 ...