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Free Diaper Give-Away at Barstow Community Hospital

For Immediate Release Date: May 2, 2023 Contact: John Rader Phone: (760) 957-3340 Barstow Community Hospital in conjunction with New Hope Village, Inc., will be hosting a drive-up diaper give-away on Tuesday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Barstow Community Hospital...

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Barstow Community Hospital Names Adam Loris New CEO

For Immediate Release Date: April 7, 2023 Contact: John Rader Phone: (760) 957-3340 Barstow, Calif. — Barstow Community Hospital Board of Trustees announced that Adam Loris has been named CEO of Barstow, effective April 1, 2023. Adam's extensive hospital leadership...

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Test your asthma I.Q.

For more than 25 million people in America, breathing easy is hard work. Asthma causes inflammation in the airways, especially after breathing in something that irritates them. False – We know that genetic, environmental, and occupational factors have all been linked.

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How Overworking Hurts Your Heart

Consistently logging long hours at work can leave you stressed and fatigued, but there’s a potential consequence that may not be readily apparent — a higher risk of heart-related complications. Your heart is no stranger to hard work — if you live 70 years, it may beat...

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Sepsis: An Unrecognized Risk

Sepsis affects 1.7 million people in the U.S. annually, but Americans still know less about this potentially life-threatening illness than they do about rare diseases, such as Ebola and malaria. Sepsis occurs when an overwhelming response to an infection triggers...

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Celebrating Nursing Excellence

Lauren Stapp, RN, with Barstow Community Hospital’s obstetrics department, was presented with the hospital’s first DAISY Award. The DAISY Award was established to celebrate the extraordinary compassion nurses provide their patients and families every day. “Lauren is...

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