Articles

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 10:31am

Local real estate developers Richard and Mimi Gunner and George Andros have given Community Medical Centers a Fresno office property valued at over $10 million. The property, located on East Shaw Avenue near Fresno State, will be used as a corporate office complex for about 500 Community employees.


Friday, April 3, 2015 - 2:39pm

Kassidy Caitlin, an HIV/AIDS advocate and sophomore English major at Fresno Pacific University, was born to a mother with AIDS in the mid-1990s—at a time when HIV/AIDS was making headlines. President Bill Clinton created a Presidential Advisory Council for the disease, gold medal Olympian Greg Louganis disclosed his HIV-positive status and medical breakthroughs in drug therapies reduced the mother-to-infant infection rates by two-thirds. But not for Kassidy.


Friday, April 3, 2015 - 2:24pm

For 14 years Sandra Miller and her good friend Janet Tanaka have been regulars at the Wednesday morning cancer support group at California Cancer Center. The two breast cancer survivors trained to help others through the ordeal they endured since they know just how important this kind of emotional support was to their own healing.


Friday, April 3, 2015 - 11:36am

The Central San Joaquin Valley has one of the lowest physician-per-capita ratios in California, and changes in healthcare are making it harder for people to find a doctor here. Community Medical Centers’ 40-year partnership with the University of California, San Francisco – rated among the top five best medical schools in the nation – educates more than 300 physicians a year in Community’s hospitals.


Friday, April 3, 2015 - 11:23am

The World Health Organization has determined that breastfeeding provides immediate benefits for children and their mothers, and contributes to a lifetime of better health. Adolescents and adults who were breastfed as babies were less likely to be overweight or obese, or experience Type-2 diabetes, and they’ve been shown to perform better in intelligence tests. Women who nursed their babies reduced their own risks for ovarian and breast cancer.