HEALTH
Centers for Disease Control Tells Consumers to Discard All Romaine Lettuce

If you have any romaine lettuce in the kitchen and you don’t know where it came from, don’t eat it. Throw it away before it makes you sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded its warning on tainted lettuce last week after…

Pasadena Therapist Launches Online Mental Health “Boot Camp”

Pasadena clinical psychologist and writer Dr. Ryan Howes has partnered with three Canadian therapists – Dr. Brooke Lewis, Chris Boyd and his…

HEALTH NOW: Physical Medicine is a New Term You Hear These Days. What Is It?

In today’s world you have many choices when it comes to your health and health care. Wellness, preventative, restorative, urgent, acute and emergency care are…

Float Away in this Relaxing Chair

Leave it to NASA to come up with a product that makes us humans feel like we are floating on air. The…

Kaiser Pasadena Study Reports Certain Ethnic Groups Have a Greater Chance of High Blood Pressure

A new study by Kaiser Permanente in Pasadena shows people who are African-American, American Indian or native Alaskan, Asian, or native Hawaiian and other Pacific…

Three Dental Myths Debunked

Your mouth can speak volumes about your overall health. With this in mind, here are five common dental myths. 1. Sugar is…

Bio Identical Hormones: Like Fountains of Youth?

Studies show that after the age of 30, most people produce 3% to 10% less hormones each year. This can cause a variety of symptoms…

Kaiser Permanente Physicians Tackle Overprescription of Antibiotics

Physicians with Kaiser Permanente in Pasadena have reduced the odds of prescribing an antibiotic for sinusitis by 22 percent, using computer alerts…

Pasadena Doctors Say Aggressive Flu Has Yet to Hit Peak

Doctors at Healthcare Partners Urgent Care Center in Pasadena have warned that the currently circulating flu is a strain that’s aggressive and very contagious, and…

You Have a Choice. Endure or Enjoy.

People are living longer than ever before whether they want to or not. The “Great Generation” post World War 2 babies, are now being known as the “Nursing Care Generation.” They outlived their life expectancy by three, four or five decades. They are part of the fastest growing population in the US, centenarians (those 100 years of age or older). Living this long for them has not been better as they are alive but not living. Many are in nursing homes, skilled nursing centers or other senior housing to live out their days. They did not know they were going…

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