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Knowledge Becomes Power

“I feel so alone.”  This statement is heard from so many after a medical diagnosis of any kind, but certainly felt after a diagnosis of a rare disease like vasculitis.  This article will focus on the patient who feels alone after receiving this type of diagnosis because in the case…...

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Dr. Robert Torrano Named V-RED Award Winner

The Vasculitis Foundation has chosen Dr. Robert Torrano, Allergy and Asthma Associates of Northern California, as the inaugural recipient of the Recognizing Excellence in Diagnostics (RED) Award. Dr. Torrano was nominated by two of his vasculitis patients: Susan McGourty, a resident of Paso Robles, and Suzanne DePaolis, a resident of…...

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Focus On What You Can Do

Three years ago this fall, I took a position coaching a high school golf team that has provided me great pleasure to this day.  I agreed to the position because I love golf, I love working with kids, and I knew that my own child would be joining the team…...

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Hope Gives Us Power to Choose our Outcome

If there was ever a time to practice what I preach, these past six months have become that time.  I am a psychologist who for the past 20 years has specialized in clinical and sport psychology.  I have worked with individuals, families, athletes and teams on overcoming adversities in their…...

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