Helping with isolation: Local hearing services company giving away hearing aids

Pacific Hearing Service, a local hearing services company, is giving away two hearing aids as part of a seasonal competition in which residents can nominate people they think would benefit from better hearing.

Fixing sciatica: Explaining the lower-body issue and treatments

Sciatica is a condition associated with pain in the hip and may include weakness, numbness or tingling. It can start in the lower back and extend down the leg to the calf, foot or even the toes. Symptoms are usually just on one side of the body.

Private company plans to offer COVID-19 testing in Los Altos

A local private testing company is scheduled to offer COVID-19 testing in Los Altos next week.

Take action to protect against COVID-19 and the flu

We’re about to embark on what health officials are calling a “twindemic,” where we’ll face the overlap of the flu season and an increase in COVID-19 cases over the fall and winter.

How parents can help their teens cope with mental illness during the pandemic

There is a tidal wave of mental illness flooding the United States. In the midst of COVID-19, depression among teens is higher than any other age group. Many strategies exist to help parents who want to assist their children through these difficult times.

‘Quarantini’: Stress relief from COVID-19 comes in a bottle

The impact of the coronavirus and the stay-at-home orders issued in March continues, with concerns about risk of infection, finances, loss of employment, remote working and home schooling resulting in overwhelming stress levels.


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