Understanding the New Allergy Prevention Guidelines

Earlier this year the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases issued new clinical guidelines advising...

Diet Can Ease Arthritis Symptoms

An estimated 53 million adults and children in the US are living with arthritis, an umbrella term used for more...

Use Music to Boost Your Health

Whether you are looking to relieve stress, lower your blood pressure, or simply clear your mind - music can help! Research has shown that listening to your favorite music...

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Spot Skin Cancer Early

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Americans. One of the keys to successful treatment of skin cancer is early detection. When abnormal tissue is found...

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Know the Warning Signs of Stroke

Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke and every 3 minutes someone dies of a stroke. May is National Stroke Awareness Month - an opportunity to...

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Whip Up a Dairy-Free Dessert

Food Allergy Awareness Week is May 14 - 21. If you or someone you love lives with a milk allergy, this pudding would make a sweet and safe ending to any...

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What You Need to Know: Menopause

For women, once we hit a certain age, our bodies seem to take on a life of their own. We have new aches and pain. Our monthly cycles suddenly become erratic. And...

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Bake a Gluten-Free Treat

One of the ways you can support someone you love who is affected by food allergies is to be conscientious about what you cook. This recipe for brownies would make a great...

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Keep Your Kids Sun Safe

Living in Northern California, we are fortunate enough to have a summer filled with sunny, hot days. But with our glorious weather comes a serious responsibility - protecting our...

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Restoring Your Heart's Rhythm: Edith Lacaro

After recovering from an aortic aneurysm in her forties, Edith Lacaro spent the next several years feeling good. "I was active and doing great," she recalls. "But then I started feeling very tired. I used to walk a lot and I had trouble with that. I didn't tell anyone what I was feeling though because I was worried they would tell me I need to go to the doctor."

Last summer, at the age of 59, Edith realized she needed...


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