By Andy Kavanagh
By Andy Kavanagh
Many Americans regularly take vitamin supplements, but do they provide true health benefits?
Stroke, the No. 1 cause of adult disabilities, impacts nearly 795,000 individuals annually. To increase awareness about stroke and support stroke survivors and their family caregivers, the nonprofit Pacific Stroke Association hosts the “Here & Now” program, which offers educational and inspirational talks.
The series is scheduled on an ongoing basis at the Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park, in collaboration with Peninsula Volunteers Inc.
After what Tim Pierce went through recently, no wonder he tries to cherish every moment as if he’s living on borrowed time.
More than a month after a massive heart attack nearly killed him, the Los Altos Hills resident said his life has been forever altered by what happened to him that fateful day in May. He can’t forget the incredible pain he endured or the miraculous efforts of neighbors, emergency responders and doctors who saved his life.
For most of the previous century, when people thought about bacteria and other microbes, they considered them dangerous or pathogenic. Indeed, in the early part of the 20th century, Americans were rightly concerned about the real risk of dying from tuberculosis, typhoid fever, cholera and other diseases caused by bacterial infection.
Everyone wants radiant skin, but the keys are discovering how to attain and maintain it. DermaSweep MD is one route to take on the journey toward a vibrant complexion.
This is the first in a two-part series on stomach pains and problems. Look for Part 2 in next month’s Your Health section, scheduled for publication Aug. 19.