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Is Cosmetic Surgery For You?

C’mon, admit it: You’ve toyed with the idea of undergoing cosmetic surgery in order to look better, younger, fresher. Maybe you’ve even consulted a surgeon about what a little nip and tuck might do...

A Woman in the Know

The mystical sound of wind chimes floats on the breeze as I approach the gray house in Placerville that serves as Nancy Bradley’s place of business. But there is nothing gray about Bradley, who...

And the Beat Goes On

If there is one message for the 13.2 million Americans who are battling heart disease, it is this: There is hope. Modern medicine has been waging a war on America’s No. 1 killer for decades,...

Breasts

A Historical View Breasts have been symbols of female power since ancient times, notes Gayle Pitman, Ph.D., a psychology and women’s studies professor who teaches a course called “Psychology of Women” at Sacramento City College....

Music Mike

The paparazzi haven’t pounced on him yet. But to the many kids who love him, Music Mike is every bit the rock star. They scream when his name is announced. They scream when they see...

Before the Change

For many women, perimenopause is a bumpy ride. Here's help smoothing the road. Perimenopause is not a disease. But it sure feels like one. Hot flashes, sleep disturbances, irregular menstrual cycles, mood...

Identity Theft

We'd all like to believe it's one of those things that happens to other people&emdash;not us. But when you find out that even the crime stoppers themselves have been victims of identity theft,...

Untangling The Web: The Internet and Healthcare

Medical groups are slowly expanding their Internet services, but patients have been quicker to adopt the technology, finding support groups, treatment information—and sometimes even a diagnosis—online. Oh, what a tangled web, indeed. When you...

New Trends For A New You

Beyond Botox Lasers, injectables, chemical peels and topical creams—they’re just the latest weapons in our ever-expanding arsenal against aging. While watching “The Oprah Winfrey Show†one day, 51-year-old Sandy Wright heard about a new...

Weight Loss: Keeping It Off

Only 5 to 10 percent of people who lose weight keep it off long term, say the statistics-and those grim numbers were borne out as we searched for local members of that elite group....

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