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Importance of Breast Care and Annual Imaging in Breast Cancer Prevention
October 11, 2021

Importance of Breast Care and Annual Imaging in Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast care is an important part of health and wellness for women. At CHA HPMC, we are dedicated to providing exceptional women’s health services, with high-quality breast exams and imaging procedures. Dr. John Lin, Chairman of Diagnostic Imaging at CHA HPMC, highlights the importance of breast care and breast care services offered at CHA HPMC.

1. Why is breast care important?
Breast care is important to detect any abnormalities or concerns such as

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Central Supply Chain: Heroes Who Wear Multiple Hats
October 4, 2021

Central Supply Chain: Heroes Who Wear Multiple Hats

The Supply Chain team plays a vital role in CHA HPMC and is the backbone of our organization. Day-to-day functioning of our hospital would not be seamless if not for their tireless, dedicated support in ensuring that our caregivers have uninterrupted availability of medical supplies and clean medical devices needed to provide optimal care for our patients. We shine the spotlight on our Supply Chain team—heroes who wear more hats than their title reflects.

The

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Nurse Educators' Vital Role in Cultivating Clinical Excellence & Future Nursing Leaders
September 14, 2021

Nurse Educators’ Vital Role in Cultivating Clinical Excellence & Future Nursing Leaders

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Health care educators and nursing professional developers at CHA HPMC play an important role in educating our clinical and non-clinical staff to provide the highest level of care. We interviewed Lourdes Casao, Director of Education at CHA HPMC, to understand the importance of nursing professional development and how she impacts

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How to Differentiate Between Common Cold and COVID-19?
August 30, 2021

How to Differentiate Between Common Cold and COVID-19?

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

COVID-19 and common cold cause many similar symptoms and it can be difficult to tell the difference based on symptoms alone. Dr. Thomas Horowitz, Family Medicine Specialist at CHA HPMC, shares the difference and preventive measures.

Symptoms of Common Cold
The common “cold” can be caused by several respiratory viruses: Adenovirus, Enterovirus, Rhinovirus, and even a Coronavirus. While some viruses thrive in the winter, others do better in

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Is It Safe to Eat Food Beyond Expiration Date?
August 16, 2021

Is It Safe to Eat Food Beyond Expiration Date?

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Ever wondered if that food in the refrigerator or pantry is safe to eat beyond the sell by date? We all face this dilemma in our daily life to determine whether the food is safe to eat beyond its expiration date. Dr. Thomas Horowitz, Family Medicine Specialist at CHA HPMC, explains how to determine if a food is safe to consume beyond the date on the packaging.

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