Posts By Androuw Carrasco, MD

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Androuw Carrasco, MD - Family Medicine

Androuw Carrasco, MD, is a District Medical Group physician at Valleywise Health. He currently practices Family Medicine at Valleywise Community Health Center - 7th Avenue. He studied medicine at Michigan State University. Dr. Carrasco completed his residency at University of Arizona Family and Community Medicine in Tucson, AZ. He completed a fellowship in Global Health Medicine at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA. He is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. ​

How Addictive are Opioids?

Opioid addiction can lead to serious health problems — but how addictive are opioids?

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What Does a Persistent Cough Mean?

Is your cough something to worry about? Everyone picks up a cough from time to time, but when that cough lingers on for more than two weeks, alarm bells may start sounding in your head. Here’s how to know what your persistent cough could be mean.

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Are Energy Drinks Safe?

Energy drinks have been around for decades. However, a growing body of research has shown that energy drinks can have serious negative health consequences, especially for children and young adults.

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