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The numbers may seem staggering – more than 5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. every year. While it’s a frightening number, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable...
Stroke is the leading cause of death in the U.S. behind heart disease and all forms of cancer combined. According to recent accounting, stroke kills approximately 140,000 Americans each year. If you put...
California law allows adults 21 and older to use, carry and grow cannabis, although federal law prohibits its use. As of Jan. 1, the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act...
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Diseases & Conditions
Flu season is coming! Keep up to date on what you can do to prevent the flu. Take 3 actions to Fight the Flu this season...
Learn about diabetes and prediabetes. A long-lasting disease that affects how your body turns food into energy.
Alzheimer's starts slowing and gets worse over time. Sufferers may not recognize family members and have trouble speaking.
PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a traumatic event.
Many of my female patients come to their wellness exam with a laundry list of questions they’ve been waiting all year to ask.