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Choosing natural options to address chronic pain management

Like many others, I’m saddened by the recent death of an extraordinarily talented musician. While spending time listening to some favorite Prince songs, I find myself also reflecting on the problem of chronic pain. Opioid addiction is complex and not something that can be conquered through sheer willpower. But there are things we can all do to lower the chances of becoming dependent on pain medication.

MEDS supports healthful lifestyle in South Asian population

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Cesar Molina, M.D., FACC, co-founder and medical director of El Camino Hospital’s South Asian Heart Center, marks a decade of successes in education, assessment and research.

By all appearances, Nickhil Jakatdar was healthy.

The Los Altos Hills resident, 43, didn’t smoke or drink alcohol. He exercised regularly and watched what he ate. When his wife signed him up for a screening at El Camino Hospital’s South Asian Heart Center, he anticipated “stellar” results. Instead, the assessment placed him in the red.

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.

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