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For any questions on events or media inquiries, please contact our Communications Coordinator, Angelina Macias at: angelina.macias@sbclinics.org

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¡El Conocimiento da Poder!

¡El Conocimiento da Poder! Recuerdo que de pequeña escuché a unas de mis tías diciéndole a mi abuelita que su tío tenía diabetes, y la expresión de mi abuelita fue ¡Virgen Santa! ¡Que desgracia! Ahora que soy una adulta y que tengo la fortuna de trabajar en Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics, he aprendido que si nos […]

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Three Most Common Strokes

Stroke is the leading cause of disability in our country with nearly one million people affected yearly. At some time in our lives, all of us will know a friend or close relative that will suffer from this sometimes devastating condition. Basically, a stroke is caused by an acute blockage of blood flow to an […]

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Becoming Pregnant: Not always so simple

Becoming Pregnant: Not always so simple We basically all start out the same way; we become humans beings with the start from an egg provided by the mom and a sperm provided from the dad. The sperm travels up the cervix and meet the egg that had been release by an ovary …sounds pretty simple, […]

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Nutrition and Dental Health

Hi, allow me to share some knowledge that will help you maintain or improve your dental health. Nutrition We all know that your body needs the proper amount and type of nutrition to stay healthy and perform important functions for daily life which includes fighting infections. A well-balanced diet is the key to providing the […]

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Dealing with Fear and Grief after a Natural Disaster

The recent fires and flooding in Montecito have left many of us feeling vulnerable and filled with grief due to our own losses or the losses felt by people we care about. In times of tragedy, it is important to think of ways to help us cope and maintain a healthy outlook. Managing the grief […]

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Last year, nearly 135,000 people in our country were diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer. In addition, over 50,000 people will die from this disease annually, making it the second leading cause of death from cancer (behind lung cancer). However, if this disease is discovered in its earliest stages, there is a 90% cure rate! Needless to […]

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Asthma Care

Over the past year, the Santa Barbara area has suffered through several devastating environmental maladies, particularly the Thomas Fire. As a result, there has been a significant increase in asthma exacerbations among our population. As one can imagine, the poor air quality created by a prolonged fire burn could only worsen the respiratory problems of […]

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National Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Why is this so important for our children?  All of us need healthy teeth to have a pretty smile, eat our food and be free of pain. Good oral health […]