How to Prevent Food Poisoning

May 20th, 2019 by Pacific Family Practice in Prevention

Food poisoning, which includes any illness brought on by eating contaminated food, is one of the most common diseases in the U.S. One in six Americans are affected annually, with typical cases involving 24-72 unpleasant hours of digestive upset, ...

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April Is STD Awareness Month

April 23rd, 2019 by Pacific Family Practice in Primary Care

Observed every April across the United States, STD Awareness Month aims to raise awareness of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) while removing the stigma surrounding them. While progress has been made, much work remains to be ...

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How to Describe Symptoms to Your Doctor

March 26th, 2019 by Pacific Family Practice in Primary Care, Women's Health

For many, doctors’ appointments can be nerve-wracking, even if you’re not suffering from any serious health issues. The formality involved, the sense that your doctor may be pressed for time, and, of course, the discomfort that many feel discussing heal...

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