Being a new mother can be an exciting and yet nerve-wracking experience. Especially when it comes to breastfeeding and picking up on all your baby's cries, and picking up on your baby's behavioral cues.
It's time now to check out the cute little babies just born at Community Medical Centers. Here's this week's Future Generations. You can watch MedWatch Today every weekend on KSEE24 and CBS47 News. The program is in partnership with Community Medical Centers.
A Fresno man recently celebrated his one year anniversary of a traumatic brain injury that nearly cost him his life. He's sharing his story now to hopefully inspire others to keep fighting, no matter how hard the road in front of you may seem.
Being a teenager has it's challenges, but imagine being a young person living with cystic fibrosis. The movie Five Feet Apart released in early March highlights how hard it can be when someone with CF wants to interact with another CF patient.
The emergency department at Community Regional Medical Center is one of the busiest parts of the hospital. This week's Healthcare Hero is a woman who plays a huge role in the ED - someone who is dedicated to helping patients. Meet Brooke Woods. Brooke is a licensed clinical social worker who has been working nights in the emergency department for more than a year. However, she's been with Community since 2012.
The key to avoiding cervical cancer is to get regularly screened through a pap smear. And now with the HPV vaccination, doctors are even more confident we can drive those cervical cancer numbers down. We sat down with gynecologic oncologist Trung "Tim" Nguyen from UCSF Fresno to learn more.
If you live in Madera County, you may have noticed some law enforcement, wearing pink patches on their uniform last October. It was an effort to raise breast cancer awareness. It also raised money that's now being put to good use, at the Marjorie E. Radin Breast Care Center on the Clovis Community campus.
No parent ever wishes for their newborn baby to be in the neonatal intensive care unit, but the staff in the NICU Department at Clovis Community Medical Center provide top notch care to families if they ever have to be there. This week's Healthcare Hero is the whole NICU team at Clovis Community.
It's no doubt, surgery can have a huge affect on someone's life - mentally, emotionally, and physically. A new program at Community Medical Centers helps patients recover from their surgery in the best way possible. Dr. Amir Fathi introduces us to the ERAS program, otherwise known as "Enhanced Recovery After Surgery".