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Dermasweep treatment proves ideal for brides

Courtesy of Marjan Kashi
Skin treatments like Dermasweep can be useful for stressed-out brides. Esthetician Marjan Kashi recommends facials or herbal peels as well, which help people of all skin tones to look and feel healthy. Courtesy of Marjan Kashi

One of the primary things a bride thinks about on her wedding day is how her skin looks when she’s walking down the aisle, both for photos and for that man waiting at the altar.

According to reports, 13 percent of brides-to-be experience social anxiety during the wedding planning phase and the wedding itself, which can lead to stress and unhealthy skin. How can a bride ensure this does not happen? Try a Dermasweep treatment.

Yoga vs. Pilates: Which exercise regimen is right for you?

When deciding whether yoga or Pilates would better suit your individual exercise needs and preferences, consider the different benefits they offer.

Macular degeneration: What to do when the lights fade

Few authors understand the challenges of fading vision as well as Peggy R. Wolfe.

South Asian Heart Center gives cultural connection to heart health

Courtesy of El Camino Hospital
The South Asian Heart Center’s recent fundraising gala, “Scarlet Masquerade,” drew a celebratory crowd to Mountain Winery in Saratoga. The event generated more than $300,000, enabling doctors to better examine the cadiovascular health of the South Asian population.

El Camino Hospital’s South Asian Heart Center did something a bit different for its “Scarlet Masquerade” fundraiser March 22.

The 11-year-old community health center switched the annual event, often held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, to Saratoga’s Mountain Winery this year. It was the center’s way of celebrating the community it serves.

Couples counseling: What's new and why it finally works


Couples counseling has been around a long time, but it always seemed to have a major flaw. You might even call it a dirty little secret. The problem was that it did not seem to be working. Or more accurately, it wasn’t working well.

Sweet research: Does local honey really work for allergies?

Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Honey may not be the allergy cure-all that folk wisdom purports it to be.


I’ve always liked the idea that consuming raw, local honey could reduce seasonal allergies.

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