Recognizing Signs of Menopause

For women between the ages of 40 and 55, menopause gets blamed for a variety of ailments, complaints and problems. But how do you know when you...

Find the Right Doc for Your Injury

Deciding to undergo elective surgery for an orthopedic injury is a big deal. Knowing when is the right time and what the right procedure is can be challenging...

Orthopedic Surgeon Understands Athletes

Lauren Hansen, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon who understands her patients. Dr. Hansen has a passion for sports and active, outdoor lifestyles that helps...

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Easy, Elegant Springtime Side Dish

This month we are celebrating the flavors of spring with recipes that feature fresh, local produce. Northern California is known for its asparagus - a nutrient-rich...

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Recognizing PAD Symptoms and Risks

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a condition affecting more than 8 million Americans, including as much as 20%...

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Adjusting to Life with a Newborn

Bringing home a new baby is one of life's most special moments. But it can also be a time of stress, fatigue and worry...

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Surviving Allergy Season

Thanks to El Nino and a wetter than usual winter, spring time allergies arrived early this year. That has left many of us sniffling, sneezing and feeling generally miserable...

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Help for Your Aching Back

If you are living with an aching back, you are not alone - as many as 80% of all Americans will be affected by back pain at some point in their lives. And the numbers get worse as you get older...

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Meditation May Provide Pain Relief

More than half of all adults 65 and older suffer from chronic pain, most commonly back pain. Because medication side effects can become more common...

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Easy Household Conservation Tips

This April 22 we will celebrate Earth Day - a day to appreciate the resources of our planet and reevaluate better ways to conserve them...

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