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The following is a list of recent Washington Hospital Healthcare System news articles that highlight our commitment to excellence. To read an entire article, please click on the news headline.

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Why It’s Important to Know about Sepsis

What is sepsis and why should you be concerned about it? Health care providers regularly warn about the dangers of developing sepsis following surgery or as a complication of other illnesses. Seps...
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Caregiver Series Offers Coping Strategies and Tips for Providing Quality Care

Caring for a loved one can be a difficult job. You may have a range of responsibilities that can often feel overwhelming, and it can take a serious toll on your own health and well-being. Washingto...
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Service League to Celebrate 60th Anniversary

In 1955, three years before Washington Hospital opened its doors, a group of civic-minded local women met to consider how they could help in the effort to bring a community hospital to Washington T...
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Get Your Child in for a Check-Up and on the Road to Healthier Eating

This summer, your son or daughter may be required to have a physical exam before school starts. It might be needed for entry into a certain school or grade, or it might be for an activity like spo...
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Low-Cost Exams for High School Athletes Planned for August 3

Sports Physicals Help Ensure Student Athlete Safety Most states, including California, require a pre-participation physical exam for all athletes participating in interscholastic sports....
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Electronic Medical Record Upgrade to Improve Patient Care

Washington Hospital's electronic medical record will soon have more detailed information about diagnoses and treatments in the medical records of hospital patients and patients will benefit from th...
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Keep Your Family Well-Fed This Summer

Meals On-The-Run Don’t Have To Be ‘Fast Food’ Teachers often advise their students to avoid “brain drain” during summer vacation by continuing to read and take...
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Learn to Prevent A Stroke -- Attend Stroke 101

Do you know the symptoms of a stroke? If you or a friend or family member "just doesn't feel right," do you know what questions to ask and what to do? Most of us don't, and that's why Washingt...
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Washington Hospital To Offer Free PVD Screenings on June 6

Pain in Your Legs? It Might Not Be Your Muscles If you are experiencing pain in your legs while walking or exercising, it might be more than muscle strain. Pain in one or both legs during...
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More Successful Sleep Apnea Treatment Now Available

Local physician worked with Los Gatos-based company to develop new procedure Up to 18 million Americans have trouble with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to estimates from the...
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