Health in Oakland, CA

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Shifts in fiscal landscape creates threat of severe cuts to health care treatments Originally published in The Mercury News By Joe DeVries, Alameda Health System Board President | June 12, 2019 Across the state, public hospitals and health systems operate under highly challenging financial circumstances and are faced with the herculean task of developing financial …

You have probably heard about different ways to take care of your body. Did you know that you can take care of your mind, too? Mental health is the way we think and feel about ourselves and the world around us.

Jocelyn Garrick, a no-nonsense emergency physician at Oakland’s Highland Hospital, is on the lookout for youth from low-income families and groups underrepresented in the health professions who could go into nursing, medicine, respiratory therapy, or other health care fields.

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Wisdom tooth extraction — Overview covers treatment goals and complications of surgery for wisdom teeth removal.

The box filled with memorabilia plays songs that are personal to the person with dementia. Steve Garrity, 82, of Bristol, hasn't spoken to his wife, Monica, 74, for five years.

Can you have acupuncture during pregnancy? Here's how it can help in each trimester...Pregnancy has three distinct trimesters, and each one unique for...

We’re thrilled to announce our 5th annual ROOT event! You’re invited you to join the fun on Friday, May 17, 2019!

Learn more about Fluoride uses, effectiveness, possible side effects, interactions, dosage, user ratings and products that contain Fluoride

Friendship House invites you to an honoring of our Navajo Nation Alumni! Hear inspiring stories and learn more about our program. For more information or RSVP, Please contact Geverne at 415 865 0964 or

We’re longtime fans of Sandra Oh – from Sideways to Grey’s Anatomy, she’s given some major scene-stealing performances over the years. Following the premiere of her new BBC show Killing Eve, we couldn’t resist sitting down with the actress to talk about everything from body image and beauty to acupuncture and her Korean roots. Read on for this inspiring interview…
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Acupuncture already helps to relieve pain in some patients, and the latest study hints that it might relieve sneezing and itchy eyes as well.

by Sam Lew The rollout of San Francisco’s homeless coordinated entry system has been one fraught with controversy and conflict. The opposing teams? The City vs. front line service providers: social…

Lip augmentation is an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure that is performed to add volume and create fuller looking, more beautiful lips. This procedure can also be used for reconstructive purposes and to help reduce any unwanted wrinkles that form around the mouth area
Creating a fuller, plumper look of lips and reducing fine wrinkles around the mouth is a frequently performed cosmetic procedure with many new…

Learn about dental health problems for adults age 40 to 60 like dry mouth, sensitive teeth, and gingivitis.

Interested in what a day in the life of a social worker looks like? Learn about the many types of social work & the daily tasks of these valued specialists.

It's a VALENTINE for your heart before, during and after menopause-and great for men's heart health too. EAT SOME LOVE FOR THE OLD TICKER TODAY.

Trivedi Biofield Energy Healer in Montclair - Oakland, CA

Su-Mei was inspired to join the Trivedi Healers Master Program, where over time through Guruji’s guidance she recognized and developed her innate healing abilities. Since that time, she has embarked on several scientific experiments to prove her ability as a gifted biofield energy healer. She has co-authored several scientific articles on her research that were published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

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We all want healthy teeth and gums. But sometimes we brush, we floss, we eat healthy foods, and it still isn't enough. Maybe you just want a whiter, brighter smile, but want to avoid the ingredients in conventional products. Herbs to the rescue! These 10 herbs are healing and restorative, plus a recipe for herbal mouthwash.

If you’ve been packing on the pudge lately, you know that slimming down is crucial for your overall health – not to mention fitting into your skinny jeans. Even a modest weight loss can lower your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and cancer. But there are a few lesser-known benefits to winning the battle …

Ada Wells, DPT, PMA®-CPT, is an expert in rotational sports performance and specializes in the use of movement and Pilates based exercise for golf rehabilitation. She is a Level 3 Certified Golf Me…

As a parent with anxiety, I have to face the fact that my children struggle with it too. I have tried to hide it from them. I have tried to act like eve...

How do you know you're a Pittsburgher? Well... if you REALLY need a hint, here are 15 that might tip you off to the fact that you are, indeed!

A healthy diet can help ward off potential health problems that are common in older adults.

Who says you can only eat chocolate bark during the holidays? If you’re looking for a delicious way to get rid of your leftover chocolates, this recipe is as easy…

Visiting your parents and family this holiday season? Instead of staring at the TV, or – even worse – debating politics, try some of these suggestions. Not only are they enjoyable, they provide opportunities to gain insight into how your aging relative is doing.

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