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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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Postpartum Changes

Some of the most significant changes that can happen to a woman’s body are associated with pregnancy and the birth experience.  After delivery of a child, whether it is a vaginal birth or by cesarean section, a new mother can expect a range of physical and psychological changes. This article is intended to provide some […]

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May Promotions in the Skin Center

Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage and Photo-Aging – SAVE 10-20% OFF! Daily sun protection is essential for skin health, and it should be worn on cloudy days, and in the winter or rainy season, even if you spend most of your day at a desk. Choose from any of our favorite picks and receive […]

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May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV radiation can also come from tanning booths or sunlamps. The most dangerous kind of skin cancer is called melanoma. The good news? Skin cancer can almost always be […]

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World Immunization Week

World Immunization Week will be held this year from April 24th-30th. This year’s global campaign focuses on closing the immunization gap and reaching equity in immunization levels by providing universal access to vaccines. Here in the United States, we are lucky to have access to life saving vaccines – many of which are covered by […]

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March Events & Promotions in the Skin Center

March Events in the Skin Center Expecting? A new mom? Nursing? Join us for a Lunch & Learn with SkinMedica!  Golden Gate Skin Center Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Your favorite products have been reformulated for use during pregnancy or while nursing. Learn about your favorite products, new & improved! Special […]

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer, more commonly referred to as colon cancer, is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States. On average, the lifetime risk of developing colon cancer is about one in 20 (5%), but individual risk can vary widely according to your age and family history. Over 90% of new colon […]

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Even is Within Reach! Treatment for Skin Discoloration and Hyperpigmentation

EVEN IS WITHIN REACH SkinMedica® introduces the next generation of skin brightening: pigment correction. Addressing multiple origins of visible discoloration, NEW SkinMedica® Lytera® 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum takes a comprehensive approach to visibly correct the appearance of uneven pigmentation and help prevent future discoloration. Lytera® 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum addresses even the most stubborn hyperpigmentation, […]

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Placenta Encapsulation-What Should You Know?

Placentophagy is the practice of consuming placenta after childbirth. Steaming the placenta, drying it, then grinding and preparing into capsules appears to be the current favorite method of placentophagy. Consuming raw or cooked placenta is also advocated by those who extoll the benefits of this increasing but still rare practice. The placenta is a fascinating organ that serves […]

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