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Kicking the Smoking Habit Is a No. 1 Priority at Kaiser

Dr. Jennifer Slovis serves as the medical director of the Kaiser Permanente Multi-Specialty Transitions Clinic at the Oakland Medical Center, a comprehensive care specialty clinic serving gender diverse people in Northern California since 2013. She is a physician leader in LGBTQ health care at Kaiser Permanente and is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

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Banish the Bulge of Varicose Veins

Beyond bulging, bumpy varicose veins and unsightly spider veins, vascular diseases, like carotid arteries or renal vascular disease, can be life threatening. Dr. Michael Ingegno, of Oakland’s General Vascular Surgery Medical Group specializes in state-of-the-art, minimally invasive varicose vein procedures, as well as a suite of surgical vascular and arterial treatments.

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