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Dr. Mostofian and Acela in a hospital room

An Open Door Leads to Healing

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Acela asked herself: “Will i always be like this? I prayed every day, I told God, I really need this, my kids need me, I am all they have. If…


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Most people think of magic as a trick … Abracadabra! Impossible acts put on purely for entertainment. Real magic, though, is not an illusion. Real magic is the feeling when…
Patient Nancy and Dr. Kimberly Washkowiak

The Magical Power of Sharing

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For seven years, Nancy had been battling severe anemia, uncontrolled hemorrhaging, exhaustion, and indescribable pain. She was in the hospital twice for blood transfusions, once with a three-day hospital stay.…
Juan P. Project Access patient

Positive Energy

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Juan was feeling frequent fatigue, exhaustion, sleepiness, and uncontrolled sweating. There was no relief from the symptoms, no matter his activity level or time of year. His endocrinologist diagnosed a…
Celene Salazar, RN

The Ladies of Project Access

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Project Access San Diego (PASD), A program of Champions for Health (CFH), provides a referral pathway for uninsured adults ages 26–49, at 250% of federal poverty level, who are not…
Javier with two family members and Dr. Kaska.

Giving Your Best

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In 2020, Javier G. Fell from a concrete wall, hurting his arm severely. He could not move his arm or rotate his elbow. Emergency room X-rays confirmed a broken elbow.…
Dr Cheryl Olson

I Can Finally Eat Without Fear of Pain

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Velia A. Saw the connection between what she ate and her increasing pain. “I was always nauseous, I had pain in my stomach area,” she says. “It hurt like childbirth…

Preventable Risk Factors for Dementia

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According to this article published July 5, 2022 in the New York Times, there are behavioral changes that reduce dementia risk factors which are more effective than current available prescription…
Champions for Health

New Alzheimer’s Clinical Education CME Webinars now Available

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Five new on-demand webinars are available at no cost, and offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  These webinars are focused at providing clinical staff tools to address the growing number…