Health in Oakland, CA

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Revival Brings the Added Benefits of Soy Protein to Any Popular Diet
A study by leading glycemic-index experts at University of Sydney in Australia, funded by Physicians Laboratories, found that popular Revival Soy products have a low-glycemic index with little impact on blood sugar levels.1 This is important news for anyone on a "smart-carb" or "low-carb" diet, concerned about their blood sugar spikes, or those concerned…

Boost Fertility with Acupuncture! Acupuncture has been used for boosting fertility for over 3000 years. The most important thing acupuncture does is improve your blood circulation, bringing more blood, oxygen, and nutrients to your body’s organs and tissues. How does it work?

Soy consumption may support healthier-looking skin, hair and nails by supplying high-quality protein needed for building and maintaining the appearance of such tissues.1-5 And many Revival customers have reported better skin, hair and nails after months of daily use, including Dr. Tabor’s mother, Suzanne. This led Dr. Tabor to study Revival Soy’s youth benefits in depth
In cosmetic creams, multiple studies show that topically-applied soy isoflavones…

Yes. Your satisfaction is important to us! Revival Soy is the best tasting way to enjoy the benefits of soy in our humble opinion. You can relax with our Great Taste Guarantee . If you are not satisfied for any reason, we will offer you a refund for the unused portion (less S&H) or product exchange (within 30 days of shipping)
The key to achieving and maintaining results with Revival Soy is regular daily use. If you’re looking to lose weight or increase…

Have you ever heard the phrase “the middle-age spread?” In women, this term is used to refer to the extra weight gained as menopause starts. The extra weight works its way onto our bodies and accumulates around our midsections rather than on our thighs and hips or evenly distributed, regardless of how you used to carry your weight. Not only does the weight sit differently on your frame, but it also seems to be harder to lose. In fact, you may not change…

Changes in oral microbes may lead to gum disease, heart problems, and cancer, study says.

Urinary tract infections increase in both frequency and intensity during and after the menopausal years. The walls of the vagina get thinner and their ability to self-lubricate decreases during menopause. Some women report feeling frustrated when they would like to be intimate with a partner but feel as though their bodies cannot or will not respond appropriately. This can cause a rift between partners if communication…

Menopausal women may have a broad range of concerns associated with their transitions. We often hear about things like hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings and weight gain, but one of the potential reactions we do not often hear about is dizziness. The physical causes for increased dizziness during menopause aren’t clear, but researchers believe that it may be due to changes in the blood vessels…

Alliance member Lincoln in Oakland, California, won the 2018 Alliance Commitments award for Partnering with Purpose to advance educational success. To improv...

Last year, our hearts grew when thousands of children all over the East Bay were able to open gifts during the holidays and parents were able to put a smile on their child's face. We look forward to this time every year and we're excited to give again this December and grant even more caregivers...

Want to improve your smile? See what braces, crowns, veneers, teeth whitening, bridges, gum reshaping -- or even a complete dental makeover -- can do for your smile.

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...

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

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.