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Communication is Key: 5 Tips for Talking with Your Doctor

A meaningful chat with your physician could save your life—or at least help lengthen it. Even in this age of advanced scanning technology, your ability to clearly describe your health problems—and help your doctor understand them— is critical to getting the best possible care.

Here are some simple steps you can follow to ensure that you and your doctor are communicating correctly.

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Tasnim Khan, MD: A life of lessons learned...and still learning

Meet Dr. Tasnim Khan, who recently joined Brown & Toland Physicians as medical director. A Harvard-trained physician executive with more than 25 years of medical management experience, Dr. Khan is a passionate advocate for physician wellbeing and social justice in health care.

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Colorectal Cancer - The Facts About Screening, Prevention and More

Colorectal cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States — and the third most common cause of cancer deaths among men and women combined. About 100,000 cases of colon cancer, and just under 45,000 cases of rectal cancer, are diagnosed per year.

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Dr. Bao Tran: Answering Some Common Questions About Heart Health

Did you know someone dies of cardiovascular disease (CVD) every 40 seconds?

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Getting Ready for Pregnancy

By Richard Kochenburger, MD, MPH, FACOG

Becoming pregnant and giving birth, followed by nurturing and raising a child, can be one of the most joyful, fulfilling and important undertakings in a woman's life. Unfortunately, birth defects do occur in approximately 2- to 3-percent of all pregnancies with varying degrees of severity.

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San Francisco Magazine 2020 Top Docs

Congratulations to the Brown & Toland Physicians that were named San Francisco Magazine 2020 Top Docs. See the ad and read the full list of 2020 Top Docs here.

East Bay Top Doctors

Christine M. Aguilar, M.D., Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

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