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.

Golf injuries: Effective recovery solutions to get back on the course

In the past few months, I’ve noticed that golf courses in the area have never been busier. Admittedly, I get a bit of an inside scoop, as my husband works at a major golf course. But there’s another way I can tell more people are getting back on the fairway: Golf injuries are definitely on the rise.

Keeping breast cancer awareness in the spotlight this month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Although the COVID-19 pandemic is dominating health headlines, the importance of finding a cure for breast cancer looms large, as a diagnosis impacts both physical and emotional health. The Town Crier asked a local esthetician, Terrie Absher of Total Glow, over email about her experience working with breast cancer patients who come to her post-treatment.

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