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Playing It Safe with Sports PhysicalsBody & Mind

Playing It Safe with Sports Physicals

What’s the goal of tackling a sports physical every season?  Written By Stephanie SturdyPhotograph By Scott Henderson Parents want to do everything possible to keep their children healthy and prevent…
Doctor’s NoteBody & Mind

Doctor’s Note

Doctor: Dr. Ziad SkaffSpecialty: Hematology & Oncology Marked by the death of his grandfather to small cell lung cancer, Dr. Ziad Skaff entered medicine with a promise to present his…
Home For LifeBody & Mind

Home For Life

Practical advice for creating an aging in place plan Written By Skip JohnsonPhotograph By lightpoet According to AARP, 88 percent of people ages 50 to 80 wish to grow old…
Rolling into SummerCommunity

Rolling into Summer

Edamame + Cucumber Special and Alaska sushi rolls Contributor Erin Miles, RD, LDPhotograph By Maggie Wilcox From simple standards to over-the-top edible art, this East Bay sushi spot wraps fresh…
Diet Mistake: Starting the Day with Too Little FuelRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Mistake: Starting the Day with Too Little Fuel

Photograph By Mironov Vladimir THE FLAW: In the morning, we’re often too focused on preparing for the day to prioritize a meal. By evening, we feel overly hungry and are…
Ask the Expert: Fresh, Frozen or Canned Produce?Recipes & Nutrition

Ask the Expert: Fresh, Frozen or Canned Produce?

You want to know: Fresh fruits and veggies are vibrant, delicious and plentiful in the summer, but time and budget constraints may have us reaching for convenient frozen bags and…
Family TiesCommunity

Family Ties

Dr. Kay Durst carries on a legacy of family medicine east of the Cooper Written By Stratton LawrencePhotographs By Scott Henderson & courtesy of Dr. Kay Durst Long before putting…
Joint Discovery: OsteoarthritisBody & Mind

Joint Discovery: Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis may be an ancient issue (scientists have unearthed evidence of the condition in the Neanderthal’s backbone and Egyptian Queen Nefertari’s mummified knees), but nearly half of today’s senior population…
Tired of Counting Sheep?Body & Mind

Tired of Counting Sheep?

Melatonin supplements can help you drift off to dreamland Written By Jenny PetersonPhotographs By Prostock-studio & New Africa A good night’s sleep is essential for physical well-being, and even just…
Give of Yourself: Donating BloodBody & Mind

Give of Yourself: Donating Blood

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood for surgery, disease, trauma or illness. But the American Red Cross estimates that only three percent of people donate this…
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