Prevent Skin Cancer Before It Starts

With an average of 270 days of sun each year in the Central Valley, preventing sun damage and lowering your risk of skin cancer is especially important. 

For nearly three decades, experts have been telling us to use sunscreen to protect ourselves from skin damage. But what exactly do you need to do? We're sharing tips on which sunscreen you should use, how often, and other ways you can protect yourself.

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Why You Should Consider Bariatric Surgery

In the last two decades, the disease of obesity has grown into a major national health epidemic.

Obesity rates in adults and children have nearly doubled, and obesity is quickly approaching the top underlying preventable cause of death in the United States. Morbid obesity is closely linked with a number of other serious conditions that severely deteriorate the health of overweight patients.

Bariatric surgery can help obese patients get back on track on their journey to better health.

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What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea? And Do I Have It?

When most people think of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), they picture a middle-aged overweight male who snores. And while all of those factors increase your likelihood of being diagnosed with OSA, they aren’t the only ones.

Find out the common symptoms of OSA, how it affects you, and how you can treat it. 

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