Heart Disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S. According to the CDC, about 1 in 16 women age 20 and older have coronary heart disease. Many women can take steps to prevent heart disease by knowing the risk factors and making healthy lifestyle choices. Women’s Heart Health Risk Factors The top Read More
Women have plethora of unique needs and we are here to meet them. We will work with you and connect you to our colleagues that share our vision for women’s health so that you have a community of experts to support you, from family planning to menopause.
We have a host of female providers for those that are more comfortable, and our female registered dietitian has an extensive background working with pregnant and postpartum women.
Whether it’s from everyday deadlines, financial struggles, or the COVID-19 pandemic, stress shows up often in life. And your body reacts to it: your heart rate increases, your blood vessels narrow—and over time, these little blows can add up and do damage to your health, particularly your heart. With chronic stress, you’re more likely to Read More
Our New “Mom Docs” are Accepting New Patients Choosing a primary care doctor for yourself or your family is an important first step in managing you and your family’s healthcare. Your primary care physician is your medical home base. Your primary care doctor is who you visit for most of your medical needs, including routine Read More
A month to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from HPV & cervical cancer. If detected early, cervical cancer is one of the most successfully treatable cancers. More than 12,000 women in the US are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. By having regular screening tests, cervical cancer can often be found early, Read More
We are happy to announce that we are adding a new practitioner to our River Bend Medical Associates team at our Greenhaven location in South Land Park. Dr. Kristian Borofka attended medical school at Touro University California after having completed her B.S. in Biochemistry at Santa Clara University. Dr. Borofka was born and raised in Read More
We are thrilled to welcome Doctor Alicja Correll to our River Bend Medical Associates team in West Sacramento. Dr. Correll is a board-certified family medicine physician. She graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her family medicine residency training with University Hospitals in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Correll was born in Poland and Read More
Every October, our nation observes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness and to promote regular screening and early detection of breast cancer. Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer affecting American women. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 1 in 8 women will Read More
According to CDC statistics, heart disease is the number one cause of death for women in the United States. Although heart disease is more often associated with men, in reality about the same number of women and men die each year from heart disease in the U.S. However, heart attack symptoms in women may cover Read More