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Swaddling and SIDS: What New Parents Should Know

What the Study Says First, it’s important to better understand the study’s findings. Researchers found that swaddling was associated with an increased risk for SIDS, but the risk was highest among infants sleeping on their stomachs and sides and lowest among those sleeping on their backs, according to the study in the journal Pediatrics. This further…

risk osteoporosis

Staying active is key to living a healthy life as you age. Unfortunately, osteoporosis is a common disease that can lead to serious injuries and compromise your mobility. Osteoporosis affects both men and women and causes your bones to become weak and fragile. As you lose bone mass, you’re more likely to break a bone….

top healthgrades dr. mark reis

The Orthopedic Surgeon Healthgrades Trust – Dr. Mark Reis Congratulations Dr. Mark Reis on becoming a Top Healthgrades Orthopedic Surgeon. Dr. Reis has been performing orthopedic surgeries at SGMH since 2012 and was given 5 out 5 stars from his patients and is 95% percentile on Healthgrades for physicians in our local area. For the first six months of…

Partnering with BioVigil to Abate C. Diff and Increase Hand Hygiene Compliance San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital is a 72-bed acute care hospital nestled in Banning California, about a forty minute drive from Palm Springs. San Gorgonio Memorial serves the small communities of San Gorgonio Pass. For the last three years, San Gorgonio Memorial received Inland…

accuvein

Medical Technology That Is Increasing Patient Safety Banning, California: San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Foundation purchased four AccuVein Illuminating Systems for the hospital to support our goal to maintain high standards in healthcare technology and to improve the patient experience. Vein visualization is an innovative technology that assists healthcare professionals with finding the best veins for…

brain

What is magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)? Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a large magnet, radiofrequencies, and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body, in this case, the brain and spine. MRI is used to help diagnose a health problem. The MRI machine is a large, tube-shaped machine that creates…

What is MRI of the heart? Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a test that uses a large magnet, radio signals, and a computer to make images of organs and tissue in the body. In this case, the heart is imaged. The MRI machine is large and tube-shaped. It creates a strong magnetic field around the…