Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center is the first hospital in the nation to conduct an MRI scan of a patient implanted with a new MRI-compatible pacemaker – a breakthrough because metal implants often exclude patient from this imaging because of the strong magnet force.
The number of reported cases of measles and flu deaths in the state of California have increased considerably from last year’s statistics, California Department of Public Health officials announced Monday.
Working With Autism, an autism service organization, plans to hold a free informational workshop for autistic teenagers and their parents at Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School on March 24, event officials announced Monday.
After receiving approval from state and church officials, Providence Health and Services of Southern California will assume sponsorship of Saint John's Health Center on Saturday, making it Providence's sixth hospital in Los Angeles County.
Covered California is facing a project budget deficit for Fiscal Year 2015-16. The federal grant put in place to establish the state's health care exchange is set to expire in December. The long-term sustainability of Covered California is being debated.
Four of Providence Southern California's five hospitals received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades, an online source that compares and evaluates physicians and hospitals to help patients make an informed choice.
Dr. Cynthia Thaik released her new book, "Your Vibrant Heart" on Tuesday. The local cardiologist seeks to combine Western and Eastern medicine in her book, suggesting meditation and self-reflection in addition to a healthy diet and exercise.
Remo’s HealthRHYTHMS, a program dedicated to utilizing drumming as a healing modality, is set to host a facilitation training event in Santa Clarita on Feb 1 and 2 at the Hyatt Regency in Valencia from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.