Good Medicine: How to troubleshoot osteoarthritis

Among geriatric conditions that increase with age is a common chief complaint of knee pain that affects mobility. For the “oldest old,” getting around is the most common problem. Difficulty doing errands alone and mobility-related limitations are the two most common types of disability for those over age 90, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Staying Active: Workout mistakes to avoid during forced lockdowns

Just because you’re staying home doesn’t mean you can’t stay active. In fact, exercise is more important than ever now that we’re in the middle of cold and flu – and COVID-19 – season.

New year, new you: Wellness trends set stage for 2021

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The pandemic has affected people’s ability to be active, but there are still ways to stay healthy and fit

After a year that will certainly go down in history, 2020 will soon be coming to a close. So, what’s in store for 2021? Following are my thoughts and predictions on four wellness trends for the new year.

Hepatitis B: The ‘silent killer’ in Santa Clara County

Hepatitis B is often deemed the “silent killer” due to its widespread impact, lethality and, most of all, the fact that many people don’t recognize its severity.

Packard Foundation provides new class of researchers with funding

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From left to right: Packard fellows Ed Chuong, Carlos Ponce and Shruti Naik.

The Los Altos-based David and Lucile Packard Foundation introduced a new class of 20 science and engineering fellows last month. The fellows, consisting of early-career researchers, will each receive $875,000 in unrestricted funds over the next five years.

The importance of mental health in schools

There is a silent epidemic that knows no borders. It does not discriminate among race, gender or income, and it is currently affecting school-aged children in the United States.

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