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Learn Which Medications are Safe During Pregnancy at a Free CMHS Seminar on June 12

Learn Which Medications are Safe During Pregnancy at a Free CMHS Seminar on June 12

(Oxnard, California) If that new baby bump is giving you a backache, you might want to think twice before breaking out the ibuprofen. During pregnancy, certain medications can be harmful to your baby and it’s important to be cautious about what you take. It may actually be important to continue certain prescription medicines during pregnancy, […]

Latest Treatments to Manage Pain Explored at a Free CMHS Seminar on May 16

Latest Treatments to Manage Pain Explored at a Free CMHS Seminar on May 16

(Ventura, California) Approximately one in five adults in the United States suffers from chronic pain and too many of them depend on opioid drugs for relief. Pain management has come a long way over the years, and while opiates may be the right answer in some situations, patients should know they have many other options […]

Advance Healthcare Planning for Foodies: Learn about Advance Directives While Enjoying Gourmet Food at Free CMHS Event

Advance Healthcare Planning for Foodies: Learn about Advance Directives While Enjoying Gourmet Food at Free CMHS Event

(Ventura, California) The public is invited to come and learn about the importance of advance directives for future healthcare while sampling local gourmet food at a free event hosted by Community Memorial Healthcare System.   The event, called “Advance Care Planning for Foodies,” takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday April 17, at the Museum […]

Minimally-Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Procedure Now Offered at CMH in Ventura

Minimally-Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Procedure Now Offered at CMH in Ventura

(Ventura, California) Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura has added another procedure to the growing list of minimally invasive heart procedures: transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). TAVR is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that repairs a narrowed heart valve without removing the old, damaged valve. Instead, an artificial valve is placed in the aortic valve through the […]

The Future of Neurosurgery Explored at a Free CMHS Seminar

The Future of Neurosurgery Explored at a Free CMHS Seminar

(Camarillo, California) Neurosurgery dates back to prehistoric times, when ancient civilizations first began the practice of drilling holes into skulls for medical reasons. Centuries later, in the early 1900s, a pioneering doctor named Harvey Cushing transformed the science of neurosurgery with discoveries that dramatically increased brain surgery survival rates. Since then, the medical community has […]

Learn How to Maintain a Healthy Microbiome in Your Body at a Free Seminar

Learn How to Maintain a Healthy Microbiome in Your Body at a Free Seminar

(Ventura, California) Not all bacteria are bad. In fact, the human body is home to a variety of microbes that help keep people healthy. The types, quantity and balance of microbes in an individual’s unique microbiome can affect a person’s susceptibility or resistance to a variety of health issues, including acne, allergies, autoimmune diseases, intestinal […]

Community Memorial Health System Recognized for Outstanding Stroke Care

Community Memorial Health System Recognized for Outstanding Stroke Care

(Ventura, California) Community Memorial Health System has once again been awarded the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s “Gold Plus Achievement Award” as well as the association’s “Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Achievement Award” which highlights the health system’s dedication to the highest standards in stroke care. Both recognitions will be featured in US News & World […]

Businesses encouraged to register for Corporate Games by February 9—company coordinators meet on January 25

Businesses encouraged to register for Corporate Games by February 9—company coordinators meet on January 25

Join thousands of employees representing more than 80 companies in this six-week business-to-business team sports competition featuring over 25 different events.  Games will be held March 24 to May 5, 2018, throughout Ventura County.  Register your company team online at www.venturacorporategames.org or call the Corporate Games hotline at (805) 658-4738 before the February 9 deadline.  […]

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