HEALTH
Why the Warning Signs of Suicide are Important

This story was originally a Blog post on the Hillsides website: Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people ages 15-24. The increase in suicides is alarming and warrants consideration as an epidemic. Children living in foster care and those identifying as LGBTQ…

New Criteria Reduce Admissions and Heart Stress Tests at Pasadena-based Kaiser

Emergency physicians at Pasadena-based Kaiser Permanente have reduced hospital admissions and cardiac stress testing through the application new criteria to assess the…

Call Your Shots with Vitamin IV Therapy

In 2019, people are taking some healthcare needs out of the hands of doctors, and into their own. Vitamin IV therapy is one of the…

Huntington Hospital Emergency Dept. Doctor: What Should You Do if You Get the Flu

Late last month, Los Angeles County health officials confirmed the first flu death of this year’s season for the County. Eleven others…

How can We Protect Ourselves from the Zika Virus this Holiday Season?

In today’s world there are many things that one must watch out for and in California, one of those things has become the possible transmission…

Recognizing Concussion Symptoms

Head injury continues to be a serious concern in youth sports, even when wearing helmets. Concussion problems have become a focus when…

Periodontal Disease Linked to Systemic Health Problems

Doctors today recognize that systemic problems, just like stress, can affect the body in ways not directly related to the problems the body is having.…

Exercise for Building Core Strength

Core strength is very important in maintaining a healthy, injury-free lifestyle especially if you take part in exercise programs or sports that…

Using Yoga as Therapy

The difficulties of recovering from injuries or illnesses can sometimes seem insurmountable, but yoga offers solutions for the mind, body and soul that when used…

Chris Nyerges | “The Medicine Finally Worked…”

Sometime in late 1978, my mother shared with me an experience she had with the Aloe vera plant. My mother, Marie, was a Registered Nurse who worked at a Pasadena retirement home as the staff nurse. About three months earlier, a housekeeper who lived on-site at the retirement home began to break out in a hive-like rash that caused her to itch constantly. The cause was said to be a nervous condition. The patient’s thighs, back, arms, shoulders, and neck all broke out in this rash, which the patient described as “burning like fire.” My mother offered to apply the…

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