HEALTH
Video Games Used for Dementia in Pasadena Research

Pilot tests of an ambitious project using video games for treatment of dementia, conducted at Front Porch’s Villa Gardens Retirement Community in Pasadena, have shown promising results especially in curtailing adverse patient behavior. The project, “Healing Spaces,” was reported last month at the Los Angeles…

Attempt to Break the Planking World Record Scheduled for Rose Bowl Stadium with Celebrity Fitness Icons

Join celebrity trainers, bloggers, nutritionists and 2000-plus fitness enthusiasts as Livestrong.com hosts its first ever Stronger Retreat at Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Stadium…

Vector Control Needs You: How Pasadenans Can Help Fight Mosquito-Borne Diseases Here in the San Gabriel Valley

Officials want to enlist Pasadena residents in their unending war on mosquitoes and the dangerous diseases they spread. As the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito &…

Kaiser Permanente Receives Women’s Choice Award as California’s Most Recommended Health Insurance Plan and America’s Best Hospital Award

Kaiser Permanente Southern California has received the Women’s Choice Award® designation, “California’s Most Recommended Health Insurance Plan,” as well as its medical…

Sinus Augmentation Makes for a New Solution to an Old Problem

If you have ever lost any of your back teeth, you will know that eating can become a bit of an issue. Although dental implants…

Premier Dental Clinic: One Practice to Handle All Your Dental Needs

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could have everything done all in one place every time you needed something? Especially when it…

Yoga: Lessons in Self Study

Over the past few years, the number of people practicing yoga has exploded. In fact, a recent Yoga Journal study found that almost 40 million…

Cancer Diagnosis Can Derail Patients’ Finances

Being diagnosed with cancer is stressful in more ways than one. Both mentally and physically debilitating, the illness can also be a…

Why Does the Dentist Always Have to Take an X-Ray on the First Exam?

On your very first visit to a new dentist, they will always want you to get one thing first: an x-ray. While some patients may…

Health Now: What is Bio-identical Hormone Treatment and How Can It Help You Get Back Some of the Zing You Used to Have?

As you get older, it’s common to experience a loss of energy. Getting out of bed can seem like a real task and going about your daily business can spell nothing but exhaustion. Of course, it doesn’t help that modern society requires much more from people than ever before. Longer working hours and a struggle to keep up with an ever-growing social life affects your body not only physically but chemically too. Studies have shown that people over the age of 30 produce between 3% and 10% less hormones each year. Researchers believe this reduction in hormone production could cause…

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