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Oriental medicine for veterans

Posted: May 12th, 2017 | Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, News | 1 Comment

By Joyell Nevins Have a pain, take a pill. Have another pain, take another pill. And keep going until the pain stops or your tolerance to the pills grows too strong. But is there another way to fix the problem? The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) community clinicians and patients think so. One of […]

Help save trauma patient lives by giving blood

Posted: May 12th, 2017 | Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle | No Comments

By The American Red Cross During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets. According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital […]

What’s hot and trending now

Posted: May 12th, 2017 | Featured, Get Fit, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Erica Moe  If you find yourself running the same two-mile route in your neighborhood repeatedly, hiking Cowles Mountain for the 99th time, or feeling like your stationary cycle is going nowhere, literally, here is the answer: The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Top Trends for 2017. Now you can spice up your regimen […]

Take a stand

Posted: March 10th, 2017 | Featured, Get Fit, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Erica Moe | Get Fit Are you reading this sitting down? Statistics show that you probably are. Sitting has been equated to the new smoking. It is so harmful that your workout this morning may not make up for a day spent sitting. Seriously.

5 things to know about integrative heart care

Posted: February 10th, 2017 | Featured, Get Fit, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Leonel Sanchez Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States, taking the lives of 610,000 Americans every year. While conventional medicine can offer heart patients the very latest technology in terms of medications, surgeries and interventional procedures to treat heart attacks and other acute heart […]