MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach “Lights It Up Blue” for Autism Awareness

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On Wednesday, April 4, staff, community members, patients and their families gathered in their favorite blue outfits at MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach to kick off Autism Awareness Month.
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Community Members Raise More Than $476,000 for the Cherese Mari Laulhere BirthCare Center at MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

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On Saturday, March 24, Long Beach community members gathered to dance the night away at the 10th Annual “Dancing for Our Stars” gala, hosted by the Memorial Medical Center Foundation, at the Long Beach Convention Center. It was a...
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Teen Patients with Cancer at MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Get a Fairytale Prom, Complete with Horse Drawn Carriage

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On Saturday, March 17, an Enchanted Fairytale Prom was hosted for patients of Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center at MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, in partnership with A Friend in Me Foundation.
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Amy Louise Wasn’t Going to Let Cancer Keep her from Laughing

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Amy Louise Sebelius is a drama teacher, actor and improv artist. She is full of life and laughter, but when cancer came knocking she had a choice, let it overcome her or continue laughing.
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Strength in Slumber for All Kids

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Not getting enough sleep may seem like a small problem, but over time sleep loss can impact the entire body. For busy kids that have school, friends, extracurricular activities and chores, the end of the day calls for good,...
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What If the Result of Your Colonoscopy Was Peace of Mind?

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By: Imad Shbeeb, M.D., medical director, Colorectal Surgery Program, MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute, Long Beach Medical Center After the uncomfortable prep and screening process, what if the result of your colonoscopy was peace of mind that you were cancer...
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MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center Opens Completely Renovated Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory with Advanced Imaging Technology for Adult and Pediatric Patients

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Last night, the MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Medical Center hosted a special ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a completely renovated catheterization laboratory.
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Lucy Hosts Parties Full of Heart

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Anna and Jesse Fisher took their 2-year-old daughter, Lucy, to her pediatrician to get a wart on her foot examined. When they arrived at the office, they were told that her primary physician suddenly left the office and they...
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The Heart of an Athlete

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The news often includes heartbreaking stories of young athletes dying during the middle of a game. While many assume these children are suffering from other medical conditions, the majority of these children are dying from an undiagnosed cardiac defect.
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Take Your Health to Heart

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Each year, about 610,000 lives are claimed from heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S.

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