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  • St. Jude Liver Clinic Offers Hope for Fatty Liver Disease

    St. Jude Liver Clinic Offers Hope for Fatty Liver Disease

    As the name implies, NAFLD is the result of too much fat stored in the liver cells— typically the result of taking in more calories than your liver can process.

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  • Spotlight on our Heart Clinical Institute

    Spotlight on our Heart Clinical Institute

    The new Clinical Institutes program at Providence Health ensures the highest standards of care for patients in key service areas.

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  • Cardiac surgery close to home

    Cardiac surgery close to home

    A partnership with USC brings advanced cardiac surgery to the South Bay.

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  • Providence Little Company of Mary: proud to be named a 2019 Honor Roll award recipient for patient safety

    Providence Little Company of Mary: proud to be named a 2019 Honor Roll award recipient for patient safety

    Honor roll hospitals must meet a rigorous threshold and have had a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A for the past three reporting periods.

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  • Spotlight on our Women & Children’s Clinical Institute

    Spotlight on our Women & Children’s Clinical Institute

    The Institute ensures that patients receive greater gynecological health, safer deliveries and healthier newborns.

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  • A birth story

    A birth story

    A new mother found the support she needed at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance.

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  • Not Your Father’s Back Surgery

    Not Your Father’s Back Surgery

    Most back pain sufferers don’t need surgery, but for those who do, today’s back procedures are almost unrecognizable from surgeries 20 years ago.

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  • St. Jude is Making Strides in Hip Surgery

    St. Jude is Making Strides in Hip Surgery

    Kyle Hart was home for winter break when he went for what the committed cross-country athlete considered an easy, warm-up run—just five miles. But the pain in his hip, which had been steadily growing

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  • Questions about pregnancy and child development? There’s an app for that.

    Questions about pregnancy and child development? There’s an app for that.

    Download Circle by Providence to your smartphone at no cost and get connected to a comprehensive network of local, Providence-approved resources and tools for mothers and moms-to-be.

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  • What to expect when delivering at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

    What to expect when delivering at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

    Kathy Marafino, RN, manager of labor and delivery and the mother-baby unit, answers questions about what to expect when delivering at the hospital.

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  • Providence Little Company of Mary Bariatric Wellness Center receives national recognition

    Providence Little Company of Mary Bariatric Wellness Center receives national recognition

    Patients seeking surgical treatment for obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance.

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  • Our Family Caring for Your Family: St. Jude’s Motto Finds New Meaning

    Our Family Caring for Your Family: St. Jude’s Motto Finds New Meaning

    A father’s importance and influence is often unmistakable. And that is especially true for the McCoys. “Our dad not only gave us a love of medicine, he provided a powerful example of how to do it

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  • Mission Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Institute with TAVR: An Innovative Heart Valve Replacement Procedure

    Mission Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Institute with TAVR: An Innovative Heart Valve Replacement Procedure

    Mission Hospital announced it has expanded its comprehensive Heart and Vascular Institute to offer the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure.

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  • Learning to walk again, step by step

    Learning to walk again, step by step

    Robotic exoskeleton helps patients relearn to walk at Providence Little Company of Mary San Pedro.

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  • Making the Pain Stop

    Making the Pain Stop

    An allergic reaction to a commonly inhaled medication left 13-year-old Cera feeling like she had “been burned from the inside out”— and the pain continued to grow worse. Within a few months, the young

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  • Rehabbing Injured Hearts

    Rehabbing Injured Hearts

    This year, nearly 800,000 Americans will have a heart attack and another 550,000 will receive a diagnosis of heart failure.

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  • Advancing Cancer Treatment through Research

    Advancing Cancer Treatment through Research

    Ongoing research and clinical trials are creating breakthroughs in cancers once thought insurmountable—and St. Jude is a leader in bringing these benefits from the lab to the bedside. Through partners

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  • Chasing a Cure for One of the Deadliest Cancers

    Chasing a Cure for One of the Deadliest Cancers

    As a professor and chairman of the Cal State Los Angeles Mechanical Engineering Department, Darrell Guillaume spent his days explaining complex concepts. So, when he began losing control of his speech

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  • Providence Little Company of Mary Rehabcentre: Restoring independence one step at a time!

    Providence Little Company of Mary Rehabcentre: Restoring independence one step at a time!

    Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro’s Acute Rehabilitation Center provides intensive therapy and expert medical management to the South Bay Community.

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  • Preventing cancer with a much-needed vaccine

    Preventing cancer with a much-needed vaccine

    The Partners for Healthy Kids van at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Centers San Pedro and Torrance is devoting resources to improve HPV vaccination rates in the South Bay.

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