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Pasadena Health Group’s Advice, The Importance of Hydration

Monday, February 3, 2014 | 11:42 am

You might think that the statement “water is the source of life” is an overstatement, but if you take a closer look at your body’s make-up and function, you’ll see just how true that is. As a human being, you are seventy percent water. If you lose even two per... More »

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Addiction Tendencies Spike During Holidays, Expert Says

Monday, January 6, 2014 | 5:36 am

An expert on addiction rehabilitation said the number of alcohol and drug abuse cases tend to spike during the holiday season. Does Pasadena have enough recovery programs for those people suffering addiction? Phil Allen, CEO of nonprofit alcohol and drug rehab... More »

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High Hopes

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 | 9:40 pm

Karen Singer has been in pain nearly every day since the death of her husband 19 years ago. Not just the pain of loss, but also physical pain, eventually diagnosed as Fibromyalgia. It was painful to do everything and anything. “My husband would look at me, a... More »

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Pasadena Woman Finds Cure for World Endemic Disease

Thursday, December 12, 2013 | 11:38 am

A Pasadena woman found a sustainable cure for one of the most devastating parasitic diseases in the world, second only to malaria, through an environmental restoration process. Last Thursday, Purpose Prize recognized Elizabeth Huttinger, a 63-year-old Westridg... More »

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On World AIDS Day, Kaiser-Permanente Shares Successes and Challenges

Monday, December 2, 2013 | 4:37 pm

Kaiser Permanente shared on World AIDS Day its accomplishments in fighting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through its advocacy titled “HIV Challenge.” The association, which has been conducting research studies and awarding grants to fight HIV, boasted the... More »

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Huntington Memorial Hospital Shines a Light on Lung Cancer

Saturday, November 23, 2013 | 3:25 am

Lung cancer survivors, family members and friends gathered at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena on Sunday to “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer.” The event was part of a national campaign to raise awareness for lung cancer as well as to provide hope, sup... More »

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Fusion Academy: Childhood Narcissism and ADHD-Like Behavior

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | 12:56 pm

When I listen carefully to how parents describe their kid’s ADHD-like behavior, their descriptions often touch upon normal and not-so normal levels of childhood narcissism: • If he can’t solve a problem immediately, Jonah has a m... More »

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Oral Health for Kids this Halloween

Monday, October 28, 2013 | 1:24 pm

Parents no doubt are bracing themselves for a night of sugar-rushed kids and candy-coated teeth this Halloween, and while the effects of that sugar rush will burn out, the effects of sugar on kids’ teeth won’t. Experts urge parents to monitor the candy intake ... More »

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Hillsides Selected to Become a Trauma-Informed Care Organization

Monday, October 28, 2013 | 12:13 pm

Hillsides has been selected to implement a new, innovative standard of care in the mental health industry called trauma-informed care that screens and treats individuals according to how much trauma they have experienced in their lives. Hillsides is one of jus... More »