Health in Oakland, CA

Originally published in Modern Healthcare
By Delvecchio Finley
May 9, 2018
On Mother's Day we pay tribute to the women to whom we owe our lives. While it's a heartwarming celebration, the chances to enjoy pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood differ vastly, with African-American women at a distinct disadvantage.
Many African-American women

The First People of this nation, American Indians, are among those who suffer most from poverty, unemployment, incarceration, teen suicide, and substance abuse. A group of American Indians in San Francisco came together 55 years ago to build Friendship House Association of American Indians to as...

It's time to discover the power of the swish. Learn how to get your whole mouth clean, with a brush, floss and rinse routine. As simple as this sounds, your lifestyle could get in the way of maintaining a consistent oral care regimen. That's why we've created customized oral care routines to help you stick to the habit.

The Dental Touch Dr. Dennis Prat would like to welcome you and your family to our office in Oakland, CA. Our staff is fully trained to provide you with the h...

Who doesn’t love a frozen coffee drink? The combination hits the spot with a mix of your favorite morning beverage, refreshing crushed ice, and just a bit of sweetness. Top off with a fat free whipped cream! Yet popular coffee chains add whole milk, whipped cream, and excessive amounts of sugar – turning your beverage into a decadent, nutrition-free dessert. Don’t drink your calories when there’s something more satisfying out there. If you crave this taste on a cool day, or as a…

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3,000 years of medicine can not be wrong. An increasing number of women are turning to acupuncture for assistance with common pregnancy discomforts.

August 16, 2018—A new study suggests that long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death in adulthood. The study...

A South Bay hospice patient and lifelong musical theater fan received a very special surprise on Friday that put a huge smile on her face and had her cheering and pumping a fist in the air.

Traditionally, we’ve accepted that once the cramps hit, we have a limited tool kit for stopping the pain (and that tool kit is usually stocked with various brands of aspirin). We asked a reproductive acupuncturist to explain the alternatives in her arsenal.

Listen as Dr. Andy and his guests explore the world of alternative therapies that may be effective in assisting children on the autism spectrum.
Andy McCabe has his Psy.D. in Applied Psychology from Rutgers University and is a full time professor. He has presented stress management and self improvement programs for the U.S. Navy, hospitals, police organizations, educational institutions and major corporations.

The Pathways navigation center opened two weeks ago and offers wrap-around services and support for 45 homeless people.

Oakland, Calif. — July 12, 2018—Alameda Health System announced today its CEO Delvecchio Finley was named board chairman of the Essential Hospitals Institute, the research and quality arm of the national parent organization America’s Essential Hospitals. “I’m honored to serve as chair of the Essential Hospitals Institute,” Finley said. “The Institute has a rich history …

Alvin Irby is on a mission to get kids reading in the barbershop. And he wants to make sure kids understand that books are fun.

Summer's coming. Every kid should have the opportunity to go to summer camp! In TWO WEEKS, we are trying to raise fund so Lincoln kids can experience going to summer camp for the first time! Summer vacation is one of the predominant causes of the achievement gap in America's schools. Unlike midd...

A new report shows that the percentage of black men in poverty has fallen and their share in the middle class has risen, write W. Bradford Wilcox, Wendy R. Wang, and Ronald B. Mincy.

Soy protein is rich in “branched-chain amino acids” which the body can burn as “fuel” to produce energy
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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Revival foods and healthy foods are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Individual results vary. Consult a doctor before starting any diet or exercise plan. Typical hot flash reduction was…

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★★★★★ "What a lovely experience at a lovely facility! Everyone on staff from the receptionists to the hygienists to the dentists was kind and welcoming. The lobby includes toys and a large replica of a boat where kids can climb and work off any nervous energy. They were relaxed about my paperwork errors and let me know how to fix things. They were gentle and kind to my children, gave them good cleanings, and goody bags of dental care items to take home…

Repeat Pregnancy Loss (RPL) is medically defined as three or more losses that occur after the pregnancy has been confirmed via a blood test. These losses are heartbreaking, and yet it is often the case that little is understood about what is causing them. Here are 6 possible causes for Repeat Pregnancy Loss (RPL)

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Revival foods and healthy foods are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Individual results vary. Consult a doctor before starting any diet or exercise plan. Typical hot flash reduction was nearly 40% in a 12-week study. Typical weight loss was 26 - 29 pounds for dieters in a 16 week…