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You Can Achieve It With FitMed

By Gail Wheeler Trying to lose weight and maintain healthy habits is NOT a failure of willpower. People who struggle with weight have impaired metabolic pathways that cause a decrease…
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Lecture Series: Treatment of Complex Spinal Conditions

The Medical Center Lecture Series presents “Treatment of Complex Spinal Conditions” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the Cultural Center Theatre. Raul Vasquez-Castellanos, M.D., is a neurosurgeon and the…
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Medical Lecture Series 2023: The Brain-Gut Interface

The Medical Center kicks off the 2023 Lecture Series with Dr. Alok Madan’s presentation, “The Brain-Gut Interface:  How the Gut Microbiome Affects and is Affected by Psychiatric Illness,” at 5…
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Allergic Reactions: Do You Know What to Do?

A food allergy is an abnormal reaction by your body’s immune system to certain foods. Foods such as milk, eggs, nuts, shellfish and soy are the most common triggers for…
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High Blood Pressure? Watch Those OTC Cold Medications

It’s cold and flu season! If you have high blood pressure, be sure to check the ingredients and warning labels on over-the-counter (OTC) remedies. Decongestants cause the most concern for…
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Fun-Raiser 2018: And the Winners Are …!

It was another home run for the Medical Center’s 36th-annual Fun-Raiser! Perfect weather arrived for the March 20 and 21 sporting event of tennis, pickleball and golf. Evening festivities included…
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Backtalk!

Ladies and gentlemen, please join us for a Night Out at the Medical Center to hear some “backtalk” … but not the kind you warned your children about. Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Dr. John…
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Sportsman’s Donor Club Challenge Blood Drive: March 27 and 28!

The seventh-annual Sportsman’s Donor Club Challenge Blood Drive will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, March 27-28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the Medical Center. The Challenge is a…
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Let’s Have a Drink or Two!

Once you begin to feel thirsty, you have already waited too long. Thirst is a signal that you’ve already lost about 1 percent of your body’s water content; however, thirst…
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Lecture Series Explores “Marijuana: Is it Medicine Yet?”

The 2018 Medical Center Lecture Series continues Tuesday, March 13, with “Marijuana: Is it Medicine Yet?” presented by Donald L. Abrams, M.D., chief of the Hematology-Oncology Division at San Francisco General Hospital.…
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