I just turned 50. Should I be screened for colorectal polyps or colorectal...

By: Dr. Henry Herrera Absolutely! To explain, let’s begin by talking about what cancer is. Basically, cancer happens when cells in the body start to...

I don’t have any family history of colorectal cancer or of colorectal polyps. Should...

By: Dr. Rama Behara Recently, I was in clinic when a young, fit 51-year-old-male (we’ll call him Joe) presented as a referral for colon cancer...

How can I improve my vision?

By: Dr. Guadalupe Flores Let’s start with a healthy lifestyle: Eat right, stay active and get annual physicals and eye exams.  Eat real foods that...

Glaucoma Awareness: What can I do to prevent vision loss from glaucoma?

By Dr. Rachel Gelman Glaucoma is a progressive disease characterized by damage to the eye’s optic nerve secondary to high-eye pressure. If left untreated, over...

When should my child first visit a dentist?

By: Krystle Garza, DDS Taking care of our little ones teeth’s as soon as they erupt is essential for the prevention of dental disease.  It is...

What are the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation?

By: Hector Soto, M.D. After suffering a heart attack or being diagnosed with heart failure, patients may feel overwhelmed and confused on what they can...

Is there a connection between diabetes and heart health?

By: Dileep Menon Since diabetes is a condition that leads to narrowing of the blood vessels in every part of the body, people with diabetes often...

What is the connection between HPV and Cervical Cancer?

By: Dr. Flor Limas Prevention and screening are the two most important topics of discussion for Cervical Cancer Awareness. Approximately 14,000 women living in the U.S....

What are common neurosurgical conditions that occur in children?

By: Dr. Michael Burke The most common neurosurgical conditions that occur in children generally fall into three categories: spina bifida, hydrocephalus (water in the brain) and...

New Year, New You…

By: Dr. Michael Martinez As a bariatric and metabolic surgeon, I look forward to discussing health goals with the community and my patients, especially at the...