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Breast Health

Valley Breast Center Team Once Again Accredited in Mammography by the American College of Radiology

Just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Valley's Breast Center was awarded another three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose X-ray system to examine breasts...

Breastfeeding

Valley Recognized Once Again as a Baby-Friendly Hospital by Baby-Friendly USA

We are proud to share that Valley has once again been named a Baby-Friendly hospital after a rigorous re-designation process by Baby-Friendly USA, the organization responsible for awarding this certification in the United States. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) is a global program that was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO...

Gynecology / Urogynecology

Facts About Fibroids

Eric Schmit, DO, OB/GYN, and Olga Valieva, DO, OB/GYN, with Valley Women's Healthcare explain what fibroids are and the various treatment options in this DocTalk video. A summary of the conversation can be found below the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZ_UnfO9vEk What are uterine fibroids? Uterine fibroids are growths that develop within t...

Pregnancy & Childbirth

Valley’s Win in Local Cord Blood Donation Competition Helps Increase Community Supply, Saves More Lives

Umbilical cord blood is a simple and safe way to make the birth of a child into someone else's second chance. Cord blood contains special blood-forming cells that can be used as a life-saving transplant for patients suffering from many diseases like leukemia or sickle cell anemia. Valley Medical Center partners with Bloodworks Northwest to offer fr...