A Pediatrician’s Top Tips for Back-to-School Health

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 9/28/17 12:55 PM

Whether you are prepping for your child’s very first day, or you’ve been through it before, the transition from summer vacation back to school can be tough! Dr. Komal Afzal, DO, a pediatrician at Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican, offers the following tips to help families prepare for a healthy school year. 

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Endometrial Cancer: risk factors, warning signs, and treatment

Posted by Mona Orady, MD on 12/22/16 9:00 AM

In 2016, the American Cancer Society estimates that more than 60,000 new cases of uterine cancer will be diagnosed resulting in more than 10,000 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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Common Heel Ailments

Posted by Dana Cozzetto, DPM on 12/5/16 2:00 PM

Heel pain is a common complaint, and can affect active individuals as well as those who are less active. There are a number of problems that can cause heel pain and four of the most common are explored below. 

 

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Six Foot Ailments to Watch Out For as We Age

Posted by Dana Cozzetto, DPM on 10/27/16 10:50 AM

Our aging population needs to be on the look-out for a few common foot ailments that can be either prevented or treated with proper medical care.

 

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Tips to Brighten Up Sleepy-Looking Eyes

Posted by Alison Carole, L.E. on 8/30/16 8:00 AM

We can’t always get the full eight hours of sleep we want. Sometimes this leaves our eyes looking tired. Here are a few tips to brighten up even the most sleepy-looking eyes!

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