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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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Five Family Health Goals for the New Year

December 20th, 2018 by Pacific Family Practice in Prevention

Keeping everyone in your family healthy in 2019 and beyond is a top priority for most parents. Here are five goals you should reach for when it comes to staying in tip-top shape. 1. Get an annual check-up Getting a physical from ...

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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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