Navigating the Winter Blues: Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

posted on December 14, 2023 As the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, many of us find ourselves reaching for cozy blankets and warm drinks to combat the winter chill. However, for some individuals, the winter season brings more than just a longing for sunshine—it triggers a condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder. In… Continue Reading »

Understanding Atrial Fibrillation

posted on October 26, 2023 When someone says their heart skips a beat, they often mean they were surprised, excited, or nervous about something. However, when your heart truly skips a beat, it’s best to take action. The first step in taking that action is knowing the term that describes when your heart skips a… Continue Reading »

Unexpected Outcome from the Liver Expo

posted on October 6, 2023 When Dr. Marina Roytman joined CCFMG in 2017, she brought her expertise in hepatology, a board certification in internal medicine, and a heart to serve patients in the Central Valley who desperately need her. In 2019, born from a passion for proactive liver care, Dr. Roytman organized the inaugural UCSF… Continue Reading »

When Gluten-Free is Not a Choice

posted on September 29, 2023 A more recent trend in the health and wellness space has been reducing the amount of gluten in your diet or cutting gluten out entirely. But there are some for whom not eating gluten isn't a choice—it is a necessity. Celiac disease is a genetically passed autoimmune disease. According to… Continue Reading »

Bridging the Gap

posted on August 30, 2023 Bridging the Gap from the Emergency Department to Long-Term Care for Opioid Use Disorder Patients   On any given day, Rais Vohra, MD, can see dozens of patients in the Community Regional Medical Center Emergency Department as a board-certified emergency medicine and toxicology physician. One type of patient, however, Dr.… Continue Reading »

Defining Excellence

posted on August 10, 2023 Defining Excellence—Caring for Our Patients and Communities Together, Matters.   Since 1979 Central California Faculty Medical Group’s providers and staff have cared for the Central Valley through every disaster, emergency, follow-up appointment, and wellness visit. Every day since then, our expert physicians have imparted their knowledge and wisdom to the… Continue Reading »

The Importance of Immunizations

posted on August 9, 2023 Getting enough sleep, staying active, and eating nourishing meals are all part of a healthy lifestyle, but so is getting regular immunizations. Staying up to date on immunizations can help ensure you and those around stay as health as possible. According to the World Health Organization, vaccines are now available to… Continue Reading »

Set Yourself Up for a Good Night of Sleep

posted on July 24, 2023 Getting enough quality sleep is essential not only for a great day but for your overall health. Lack of sleep can cause various issues, from extreme fatigue and irritability to headaches and poor decision-making. These helpful tips will give you the best chance at a restful night. Have a routine… Continue Reading »

Stay Sun-Safe this Summer: Essential Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer and Protect Your Skin

posted on June 28, 2023 With kids officially out of school for the summer, everyone is ready to get out of the house and get some sun. While having fun in the sun sounds like a blast, being aware of the risks is just as important. According to Skin Cancer Foundation, more than 5 million… Continue Reading »

When Duty Calls—CCFMG Emergency Medicine Physicians Bring Expert Medical Care to Top Dog Awards and the Central Valley

posted on May 9, 2023 Fresno State’s Top Dog awards honor alums who have significantly contributed to the school and the communities Fresno State serves. This year’s ceremony distinctly spotlighted the contributions of the Distinguished Alumna honoree, the highest honor given by the Fresno State Alumni Association, Dr. Danielle Campagne, in a rather unexpected way. When… Continue Reading »