Tend and Befriend: The Science of Girlfriends

We all know that good friends can have a big impact on your life... We tend to reach out to our friends in times...

Women & Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

Every year in America, more women than men will die from cardiovascular disease. This has been true...

Celebrating the Benefits of Breastfeeding

This week more than 176 nations around the world will participate in World Breastfeeding Week...

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Surviving the Sandwich Generation

Caring for an elderly parent while also working fulltime and raising a family of your own...

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Encouraging Women to Be Proactive Patients

As a doctor, Dr. Janice Santos Cortes works hard to help people feel better...

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Breakfast They Can Grab on the Go

It's back to school time and for many parents that means a return to crazy, chaotic mornings. If...

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CA Immunization Laws: What You Need to Know

Kids all across California will be returning to school this month. For children entering kindergarten...

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Prepare Now for Back to School

For most kids in our area, the new school year begins sometime in the next couple weeks. Regardless...

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Get Financially Ready for College

Back to school season is here and if you have children in the high school age range, chances are you're...

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Inspiration, Humor and Love: Melanie Shankle!

Melanie Shankle was in fourth grade when her teacher asked her to read a story she had written to the entire class. Even though that story now seems a little silly and simplistic, it made the students in Mrs. Rice's homeroom laugh out loud, and a little dream began in Melanie's heart - a dream to use words to make people laugh.

Over the ensuing years, Melanie wrote when she had a chance and... read more