According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated every October, it is a time when we work to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer and show our support for those affected by it. What is Read More
Women have a 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 male and female providers to provide patients with a choice, and our female registered dietitian has an extensive background working with pregnant and postpartum women.
While a well-balanced healthy diet is always beneficial, it’s especially important during pregnancy. Not only is good nutrition during pregnancy essential for your baby it can also help to ease some of the discomforts of pregnancy such as nausea and constipation. Benefits of a Healthy Diet for Mom and Baby Appropriate Weight Gain – Most Read More
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
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 “Mom Docs” are Accepting New Patients. Choosing a primary care doctor for yourself or your family is an important first step in managing your 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 screenings 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