Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How to Perform a Breast Self-Exam

Once A Month Adult women of all ages are encouraged to perform breast self-exams at least once a month.  Johns Hopkins Medical center states, “Forty percent of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who feel a lump, so establishing a regular breast self-exam is very important.” While mammograms can help you to detect cancer […]

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2017 Flu Season Update

Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses, and is characterized by symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle/body aches, headaches, and fatigue. Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea. Receiving the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself, your family, and your community from […]

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Your baby’s kidneys: Hydronephrosis/Pelviectasis

A common source of stress and anxiety in pregnancy is an abnormal finding on a prenatal ultrasound examination. One of the more common findings we deal with is dilatation of the renal collecting system, or hydronephrosis, in the fetus. Hydronephrosis is seen in 1-4% of all pregnancies and occurs more commonly in males. As part […]

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September Promotions in the Skin Center

Contact us now to take advantage of these great savings in our Skin Center!   CoolSculpting: *Buy 2 Cycles, Get 1 Free!  ALL THE RIGHT CURVES IN ALL THE RIGHT PLACES Whether it’s your stomach, thighs, or waistline, the CoolSculpting procedure can help you feel better in your clothes and in the mirror. Proven in […]

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Considering BRCA Genes: Knowledge Improves Outcomes – A UCSF Event

You Are Invited! Considering BRCA Genes: Knowledge Improved Outcomes UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall, 600 16th Street San Francisco, CA Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. Parking is located at the Community Center Garage at 1675 Owens Street Presented by UCSF Imaging and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive […]

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August Promotions in the Skin Center

CoolSculpting: Reduce Stubborn Fat – save 15% Eliminate stubborn fat from the abdomen, flanks and thighs with the cold technology of CoolSculpting. During August receive 15% savings per area for our first 25 patients! Latisse – Save $20  Stock up on 5ml Latisse. The prescription that grows lashes fuller, longer and darker. Save $20 this […]

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Primary Care Highlight: Discover Health

From the moment of birth, our children are scheduled for frequent check-ups with a pediatrician who weighs, measures and examines from head-to-toe.  As children get older, visit intervals increase from months to twice yearly, to preventative well-visits just once a year. But what happens when we enter adulthood? We all remember when we outgrew our […]

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Coping with Early Pregnancy Loss

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Miscarriage, or early pregnancy loss, is defined as a pregnancy that ends on its own within the first 20 weeks of gestation. One of the most common forms of miscarriage is called a “missed miscarriage”. This relates to the fact that it is often discovered early in pregnancy without any obvious symptoms of loss. Other […]

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July Events & Promotions in the Skin Center

CoolSculpting Event Join the Golden Gate Skin Center team of experts for an informative event for CoolSculpting! CoolSculpting’s unique technology uses controlled cooling to freeze and eliminate unwanted fat cells without surgery or downtime. FDA approved for the chin, abdomen, flanks and thighs. Join us in learning about the innovative way to reduce fat in […]

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Good bacteria, healthy pregnancy

The human microbiome is a hot topic in medicine that has led to a whole new way of approaching health and disease. The microbiome refers to the trillions of bacteria and other organisms that live in our bodies. Thanks to new technology, we are able to identify specific types and quantities of bacteria colonizing distinct […]

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