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Take Our Quiz! 5 Simple Steps to Better Health Take Our Quiz! 5 Simple Steps to Better Health

In the quest to stay healthy, we hear the same advice again and again: Eat right, exercise and don’t smoke....

Posted on Friday, March 4, 2011 By Cathy Cassinos-Carr
Health: A Gluten-free life—Tough, But Worth It Health: A Gluten-free life—Tough, But Worth It

On a Saturday afternoon in a church fellowship hall in Davis, a small group of women are seated around a table. Stacked...

Posted on Monday, January 31, 2011 By Cathy Cassinos-Carr
Integrative Medicine: A Local Look Integrative Medicine: A Local Look

More and more doctors are integrating alternative therapies into their conventional medical practices. We take a look at how the “big four”—Kaiser, Mercy, Sutter and UC Davis—are embracing this trend.

Posted on Friday, January 28, 2011 By Cathy Cassinos-Carr
Health & Wellness: Dodging the Doctor? Join the Club Health & Wellness: Dodging the Doctor? Join the Club

People avoid the doctor for all kinds of reasons.      Many simply can’t afford to pay for...

Posted on Monday, January 3, 2011 By Cathy Cassinos-Carr
Health Practices of the Pros Health Practices of the Pros

Area health care professionals reveal their personal RXs for staying healthy.

Posted on Monday, November 29, 2010 By Cathy Cassinos-Carr
Health: Myth or Fact? 7 Holiday Health Truths Revealed Health: Myth or Fact? 7 Holiday Health Truths Revealed

Cold weather makes you sick. (Not.) Shaved hair grows back thicker. (Not.) Medical myths and misconceptions run amuck. So, what’s fact and what’s fiction? We looked at seven common beliefs about holiday health to find out.

Posted on Monday, November 1, 2010 By Cathy Cassinos-Carr
HEALTH: Breast Cancer—Not Just a Woman’s Disease HEALTH: Breast Cancer—Not Just a Woman’s Disease

Local doctors talk about breast cancer in men. Plus, one local man shares his story about his diagnosis and treatment.

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2010 By Cathy Cassinos-Carr
5 Ways the Internet is Changing Health Care 5 Ways the Internet is Changing Health Care

Our health writer explores the ways the Internet and social media are helping patients and doctors alike.

Posted on Monday, August 30, 2010 By Cathy Cassinos-Carr
Health: Sweet Misery Health: Sweet Misery

Sugar is sneaky.      It lurks in unexpected places, such as spaghetti sauce, peanut butter and...

Posted on Friday, July 30, 2010 By Cathy Cassinos-Carr
Health: Gonna Take a  Convalescent Journey . . . Health: Gonna Take a Convalescent Journey . . .

While it’s been said that the process of dying tends to focus one’s mind, the same might be said of...

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2010 By Ed Goldman