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September 12, 2013

A Pain in the Autoimmune System by Jonathan Vielma

Allergy season applies even to fall.  Ragweed pollen, mold, and dust mites are the biggest allergens of autumn.  According to, almost one out of every five Americans […]
September 10, 2013

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room – What is the Difference? by Venissa Ryther

We have always been told that if it’s an emergency, go to the emergency room — fast!  However, what qualifies as an emergency?  Furthermore, are urgent […]
September 4, 2013

The Silent Killer- High Blood Pressure by David Porzio, M.D.

Hypertension or high blood pressure (HTN) has been aptly termed “the silent killer.” The reason for this ominous moniker is its insidious and deadly course; when […]
September 3, 2013

Back to School Vaccines by Magda Austin

As we approach the beginning of a new school year, we must consider California’s law requiring all students to show proof of certain vaccinations before enrolling […]