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  • Marian Regional Medical Center officially opens its doors; first baby born

    May 22, 2012 11:25 PM

    The new Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria is finally open for business. The hospital's emergency room started to see patients at 7 am Tuesday morning. And by 2 pm, all 110 patients from the old hospital were transferred to the new one. The 'Patient Move Team' has... more »
  • Ambulance simulator part of popular EMS program

    September 8, 2010 1:13 PM

    An ambulance simulator is just one of the training tools students use in the Emergency Medical Services program at Allan Hancock College. It's a highly popular and highly impacted program. This year, the school says it had about 100 people apply for 35 spots. The program is part... more »
  • Medical assistant program could land you a job

    June 23, 2010 10:02 PM

    If you're looking for a job, listen up. Healthcare professionals say there is a high demand for medical assistants. This fall, Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria will bring back its medical assistant training program. If you want to join one of the fastest growing careers in the medical... more »
  • Marian Medical Center receives "Champion of the Community" award

    March 26, 2010 1:03 PM

    A local hospital receives a top honor for its work to create a better community. The California Parks and Recreation Society has awarded Marian Medical Center the "Champion of the Community" award for 2010. The award is given out each year to individuals and organizations to shed light on... more »
  • City council will vote on banning medical marijuana dispensaries

    March 9, 2010 10:30 PM

    Guadalupe will decide if it should place a permanent ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. The council will hold its second public hearing on the matter tonight at 6 p.m. The city has had a temporary ban in place since last May. That ban is set to... more »
  • Medical marijuana dispensaries a hot topic in Guadalupe

    March 9, 2010 2:25 PM

    The Guadalupe city council will hear from its residents tonight on the highly controversial topic of medical marijuana dispensaries. Currently, the city doesn't have a permanent ban on pot clinics. The city council issued a moratorium on those clinics in May of last year and extended it for another 10... more »
  • New lung cancer vaccine trial first of its kind on Central Coast

    February 22, 2010 2:28 PM

    A Santa Maria-based medical practice is teaming up with Marian Medical Center's Cancer Services to become the first facility on the Central Coast to test out a new lung cancer vaccine for clinical trials. Central Coast Medical Oncology and Marian Medical Center are now participating in the trial of... more »
  • L.A. council to revisit medical marijuana ordinance

    December 8, 2009 10:51 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A medical marijuana ordinance is being considered this morning by the Los Angeles City Council. The proposed law could shutter many of the hundreds of dispensaries that have cropped up. Council members last month hammered out some guidelines for the ordinance that included capping the... more »

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