Do You Have a Question for Our Experts? #DOCTALKS

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 4/3/18 4:22 PM

Send us your health questions by posting on social media* with "#DOCTALKS," or comment on one of our #DOCTALKS posts. Your health questions can be answered by one of our expert health care providers.

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Endometrial Cancer: Risk Factors, Warning Signs, and Treatment

Posted by Mona Orady, MD on 3/15/18 9:00 AM

In 2018, The American Cancer Society estimates that about 63,230 new cases of uterine cancer will be diagnosed resulting in more than 11,000 deaths. Endometrial cancer is the most common form of uterine cancer and if it caught early, it is one of the most treatable and least deadly gynecological cancers. Unfortunately, the warning signs are often ignored.

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Minimizing the Ouch Factor – 9 Tips to Make Vaccinations Easier for Kids

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 2/14/18 10:51 AM

If you’re taking your child in for their flu shot or vaccinations, you’ll want to be prepared. Comforting your child before, during, and after a shot can help reduce the risk of developing a fear of needles.

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Mark Spitzer, DO, Joins Dignity Health Medical Group – Merced

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 11/8/17 12:02 PM

Dignity Health Medical Group – Merced recently announced that Mark Spitzer, DO, has joined their group and is now accepting patients. Dr. Spitzer is an ear, nose, and throat doctor (otorhinolaryngologist). He specializes in many conditions, including seasonal allergies, head and neck surgeries like thyroidectomy, neck cancers, and salivary gland issues, as well as general otolaryngology.

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Skin Care Tips From a Dermatologist

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 7/4/17 8:00 AM

Acne, dry skin, red patches, shininess… These are just a few reasons someone might try a new skin care product. If you’re fed up with breakouts or bad skin, you’re not alone! About 50 million Americans deal with acne on a regular basis, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

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