Birth threatened mom’s life, but ‘she’s my little miracle. She made it. We made it alive.’

posted on July 16, 2018

Dr. Christopher Downer of University Obstetrics & Gynecology Center was part of the team that successfully delivered a baby girl after discovering and planning for her mother’s rare and dangerous condition, placenta accreta.

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Summer Water Safety

posted on July 11, 2018

Dr. Christine Nelson of the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program Pediatrics Department gives critical water safety advice for the hot summer.

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Heavy Rains Forecasted Complicate Rescue Effort for Thai Boys Trapped in Cave

posted on July 9, 2018

Roger Mortimer, MD, UCSF Fresno Family & Community Medicine Department faculty physician with expertise in wilderness medicine and cave rescues, joins a KQED panel discussing challenges associated with efforts to extract the boys and their soccer coach trapped in a cave in Thailand.

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Heat Precautions

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Dr. Jessica Mason talks about how to stay safe during the hot summer.

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Sleep Apnea

posted on July 5, 2018

Dr. Rafael Zuzuárregui, Sleep Disorder Specialist of University Sleep and Pulmonary Associates, lists the medical issues that can be affected by sleep apnea and gives the range of treatments available.

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Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Center

posted on July 2, 2018

Dr. John Moua, Pediatric Pulmonologist at University Pediatric Specialists, talks about the need the Community Regional Medical Center Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Center fills as the only Cystic Fibrosis treatment center of its kind in the Central Valley that treats both adults and children.

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Brain Cancer Awareness

posted on June 29, 2018

Dr. Nicholas Levine, Neurosurgeon of University Neurosciences Institute, details the impact a brain tumor can have on an individual’s quality of life.

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Climate Change May Mean More Ticks

posted on June 6, 2018

Michelle Storkan, MD, of the UCSF Fresno Emergency Medicine Department, talks ticks with KSEE24 News and CBS47 Fresno.

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Mass casualty incident training in Sequoia National Park

posted on June 1, 2018

In partnership with the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program and the National Parks Service, first responders were trained in a mock mass casualty incident.

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Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

posted on May 30, 2018

Amir Fathi, M.D., of University Surgical Associates helped a man get his life back by repairing his whole abdominal wall when others said it couldn’t be done.

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