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What’s new in contraception?

It is estimated that 49 percent of the 6.7 million pregnancies in the United States in 2006 were unintended. In that year, 5 percent of women of reproductive age had 3.2 million pregnancies that were unplanned. This high rate of unintended pregnancies occurred in spite of most women reporting the use of some form of […]

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New Saturday Hours!

In an effort to increase access and convenience for our patients, Golden Gate will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays beginning this month. Appointments for annual exams, gynecologic problems and newly pregnant patients will be available. The providers in our practice will rotate Saturdays, so email or call to find out […]

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Purchase Gift Cards Online

You can now purchase a holiday gift card online and email it directly to a recipient. Here are the steps: Go to our online scheduling system Click the ONLINE STORE tab and select a card Check the box that says “send via email” Complete the form and make purchase Please contact us if you have […]

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Mammograms: The Benefits Outweigh the Risks

I am often asked my opinion about the benefits and risks associated with screening mammograms. In spite of the 2009 release of the controversial guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, I still strongly recommend that women older than 40 years of age get annual mammograms for the early detection of breast cancer, and […]

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Schedule A Free Skin Consultation

Your FREE CONSULTATION includes a comprehensive skin assessment and personalized education. Our non-surgical treatment options can help you address the following common conditions: ACNE – A condition marked by the eruption of red pimples, especially in face, back and chest. AGE SPOTS – Brown patches of discoloration, most commonly found on the face, hands and […]

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Free Tdap Clinic, One day only!

CPMC is holding a one day Tdap vaccination clinic for anyone over the age of 18 who lives with or cares for young children.  The clinic is being held on Thursday, October 27 from 2-6pm at the California Campus @ 3700 California St, Cafeteria level Conference Rooms A, B, C. Tdap stands for Tetanus-diptheria-pertussis.  The […]

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Golden Gate OB/GYN: Past, Present, and Future

Golden Gate Obstetrics and Gynecology has long been a local leader in women’s health care. Dr. Lois Holmes Brock, one of the Bay Area’s first female physicians, established a new culture of excellence and innovation in women’s health care when she founded Golden Gate in 1939 with her husband, Dr. Harold Watson. Their partner, Dr. Gilbert Webb, carried on the […]

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Sticks and stones will break your bones, but what about osteoporosis?

Did you know that there were about 9 million low trauma fractures worldwide in 2000? 3 million of those were either hip or spine fractures which are associated with an increased mortality rate of 10 to 20 percent. These fragility fractures are a result of osteoporosis and may result in limitations in walking, loss of […]

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