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Practical advice for parents worried about teen mental health

Practical advice for parents worried about teen mental health

Posted 08/21/2017

Dr. Sarah Stender, with UCSF Fresno and Community Regional Medical Center’s pediatric department, is the Valley’s only board certified adolescent medicine physician. The years that can be most difficult for parents are also tough on teens themselves, she said, as they try to navigate huge physical and hormonal changes and increasing life stresses.

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Teaching doctors to spot the warning signs

Teaching doctors to spot the warning signs

Posted 08/21/2017

The World Health Organization counts depression as the leading cause of disability worldwide. “Yet in three years of the typical internal medicine residency there are zero minutes of required mental health training,” said Shawn Hersevoort, a psychiatrist with UCSF Fresno. “And the OB residents get zero minutes to learn how to medically manage the most dangerous time for a women to have psychosis or serious depression” after childbirth.

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​National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

Posted 09/15/2017
By Guest Blogger

They are in the hallways at Community Regional Medical Center, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital and Clovis Community Medical Center dressed in scrubs and toting equipment and supplies to many units throughout the facility. 

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California’s diabetes epidemic hits Valley

Posted 09/01/2017
By Guest Blogger

​Diabetes mellitus is a significant health burden in the United States, affecting more than 20 million people and costing more than $100 billion annually. The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes (or T2DM as the medical clinicians refer to it) is growing rapidly; the CDC estimates that up to a third of Americans will have diabetes by the year 2050. The burden of Type 2 diabetes is particularly great...

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