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September Is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September 14th, 2018 by Pacific Family Practice in Prevention

Ovarian cancer is a complex disease, perhaps even more so than other cancers impacting women such as breast or cervical. On the one hand, it is considered a “rare” cancer, affecting less than 200,000 women in the United States each year. On t...

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Seven Summer Safety Tips for Kids and Teens

June 19th, 2018 by Pacific Family Practice in Prevention

The summer season officially kicks off June 21st, but warmer weather and sunshine could already be a part of daily life where you live. As we move away from cold weather concerns like the flu, there are still important considerations ...

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How Can I Strengthen My Immune System?

May 9th, 2018 by Pacific Family Practice in Prevention

The possibility of catching a virus or bacterial infection exists year-round. Even outside of cold and flu season (October – May), you can still experience illness that keeps you from your normal routine. No one wants to feel unwell, and of co...

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Unexpected Heart Attack Symptoms You Need to Know

February 19th, 2018 by Pacific Family Practice in Prevention

Many of us have a general understanding of what someone having a heart attack looks like, or we can assume what a heart attack feels like. However, these perceptions can be either underexaggerated or downplayed, and thus an opportunity to ...

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