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Why do we need a new hospital?

Why do we need a new hospital?

Well, the first answer is that we don’t have a choice! The State of California has mandated that all hospitals meet earthquake safety standards as established by the year 2030 – which means we must begin raising the necessary funds for a new medical center. If the Catalina Island Medical Center cannot meet the seismic…

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Why do hospitals use color-coded scrubs?

Medical Staff

Have you ever wondered if there is a rhyme or reason to the colored scrubs you see your medical caretakers wearing? Sure, it makes for a more colorful experience, but there are some good reasons that many hospitals and medical facilities are implementing standardized color-coded uniforms for staff. Patient Safety. By implementing standard color uniforms…

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Gluten Free Diets – Fab or Fad?

Ratatouille

Fad diets make me crazy. The Cookie Diet, the Werewolf diet (these are really a thing), the meat covered in meat and butter diet. They all make me cringe. My approach to healthy eating is simple – eat whole foods, avoid processed, eat mostly plants. However, there is one popular food trend that I believe…

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