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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 3:26pm

How many times you have been in a gym and seen someone you would consider a hard core gym rat on a regular basis – working like a total fiend but month after month you see them and they do not appear to be losing any weight.  Or … maybe that is a pretty good description of the rut you are stuck in yourself?  And you’re pounding iron like a beast 3 to 5 days a week and/or putting in 45 minutes to an hour of cardio 3 to 4 times a week and can’t shed a pound? 


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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 1:49pm

If you’re in a smashup, have a burst appendix or heart attack – there are many rooms in a specialized hospital department that are gateways to life-saving care.  But I’m told I can’t call that place an ED. It’s still got to be called an ER. That’s because pharmaceutical companies have hijacked “ED” with certain TV ads (invariably at dinner time, prompting questions from young minds about a certain condition lasting an undesired and unhealthy four hours).
 


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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 1:19pm

“Doing the right thing” is something Community Medical Centers is proud of. We took on pediatrics trauma cases when another hospital no longer could. We’ve answered escalating demand by adding beds and expanding emergency rooms.


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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 2:51pm

It’s not often one of your colleagues makes history on the international front!  But when he does, it’s something to share and congratulate. Here’s a quote from the Fresno Bee that says it all: “Berj Apkarian made history last October, becoming the country's first Honorary Consul of the Republic of Armenia.”


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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:13am

Let's just say it outright: a hospital is a very hard place to work. Community staff care for people from every socio-economic and ethnic group, our patients and their families express the full spectrum of human personality and emotions, right here in our rooms and hallways.