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Book, lecture advise on taming celiac disease and other gut distress

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that afflicts the gut. Those with the disease may suffer the woes of gas, bloating, diarrhea and other digestive problems.

How to control those acne breakouts

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Esthetician Marjan Kashi recommends light therapies and chemical peels to reduce the risk of acne breakouts.

If you’re tired of over-the-counter products that typically take weeks to cure acne, consider three pain-free treatments that offer better, faster results.

PAMF doctor provides tips to support weekend warriors

You sit at your desk most of the day. On the weekends, it’s finally time to get outside and let loose – maybe for a long hike, a bike ride or a few hours shooting hoops with friends.

Think twice before taking a multivitamin

Conventional wisdom says that we don’t always make the best food choices, so we should cover our bases with a multivitamin. After all, it can’t hurt, right?

ECH named one of nation's 100 top hospitals

Truven Health Analytics named El Camino Hospital one of the 2016 100 Top Hospitals and one of 17 Everest Award winners.

Truven Health evaluated nearly 3,000 hospitals using risk-adjusted methodologies to analyze public information.

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Forum addresses teen mental health

The Children’s Health Council has scheduled the presentation “It Takes a Village: A Community Meeting with Expert Panelists on Teen Anxiety, Depression and Suicide” 6:30-8 p.m. Monday at the council’s office, 650 Clark Way, Palo Alto.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Out-of-town Stanford patients welcomed HOME during treatment

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The Assistance League of Los Altos this year funded an overhaul of the entry to the Flora Lamson Hewlett Apartments Housing of Medical Emergencies, where select Stanford Health Care patients and caretakers stay during extended treatments.

When patients and families travel to Stanford Health Care for treatment, there’s no place like HOME.

The Flora Lamson Hewlett Apartments Housing of Medical Emergencies provides temporary housing for out-of-town patients undergoing treatment for a week or more. The 42-unit facility sits on Stanford University property, close to the hospital and close to others enduring similar challenges.

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