Basics of Endometriosis and When to Talk to Your Health Care Provider

posted on March 20, 2024 According to the National Institutes of Health, the median number of cycles a person who menstruates will experience is 451.3, corresponding to 34.7 years of menstrual activity if considering an average of 13 cycles per year.  That many menstrual cycles in a lifetime is bound to cause some pain and… Continue Reading »

New Study, New Outcomes, New Memories: Amputation Patient Walks Seven Weeks After Surgery

posted on March 6, 2024 When Leigh Ann O'Banion, MD, was completing her fellowship at the UCSF School of Medicine, she found that patients with a lower extremity amputation were spending almost a week in the hospital and taking six to eight months to begin walking independently again. When she became a physician at Valley… Continue Reading »

Quality of Life with Severe Asthma

posted on February 28, 2024 Growing up in the San Joaquin Valley, Tori Keith has suffered from allergic asthma her entire life due to the region's declining air quality. Since childhood, Tori has been living with the daily impact of allergy-induced asthma, and as an avid outdoor person, this has been particularly challenging for her.… Continue Reading »

CPR: The What, When, and How

posted on February 26, 2024 When someone goes into cardiac arrest, many things need to occur quickly and it can be daunting to remember everything that needs to be done. We've provided a simple guide to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to make things easier. What is CPR?  According to the American Heart Association, CPR is a lifesaving… Continue Reading »

A Year In Review – Fiscal Year 2022-2023

posted on January 17, 2024 For more than four decades, CCFMG has focused on advancing the health of the diverse communities we serve through excellence in patient care, education, and research in an environment of collaboration and respect. We are proud to showcase the steps we've taken in the last year to continue that mission… Continue Reading »