Yogi Kids

December 26, 2018

The word yoga tends to conjure images of barefoot adults on colorful mats listening to soothing music while in downward dog. But have you ever stopped to consider the benefits yoga offers to kids? Asking children to slow down and clear their minds may sound […]

Health Q&A

December 26, 2018

Is my Toddler’s Behaviors Normal? Anita Heart, MD, a family medicine physician with Dignity Health Medical Group – Stockton answers questions about toddler behavior: what’s normal, what’s not, and when to seek help. Q: Some days my toddler eats a lot, and other days he […]

Getting Well

December 26, 2018

San Joaquin’s Experts Weigh in on How to Master Self-Care, Health, and Wellness in 2019 It’s officially 2019, and the phrase “living your best life” has long been in circulation. But how many of us actually put effort into our personal wellbeing? Sure, the idea […]

Botox: dispelling myths and unveiling magic

December 26, 2018

Myth: Botox is toxic. Truth: Botox gets a bad rap because it is derived from botulinum toxin, which is commonly linked to food poisoning. However, the small amount of this protein in Botox injections isn’t enough to cause any problems, making Botox completely safe for […]

SJ City Guide

Changing with the Seasons

December 26, 2018

Instead of enduring winter woes, alleviate dry skin, ill health, and Seasonal Affective Disorder with helpful tips When winter finally arrives in the Central Valley (after a sweltering summer that lasted well into November), many of us are glad for a change. However, winter holds […]

Trend Alert!

December 26, 2018

Micro-needling We all want dewy, glowing, youthful skin, but how do we get it without subjecting ourselves to costly, invasive surgery? Micro-needling is a minimally invasive alternative to facelifts and other anti-aging surgeries that results in tight, vibrant skin you thought could only be achieved […]

Ask the Experts: Dr. Sam Varon, Venetian Pet Hospital

September 19, 2018

My dog’s breath smells horrible, is there something wrong with his teeth? Bad breath is usually caused by significant infection in the mouth and is a sign that your pet may need veterinary attention! It is important to have your dog examined on an annual […]

50 Ways to Women’s Wellness

September 18, 2018

Helpful Tips for a Healthier You Wellness is an ongoing journey. Sometimes we may feel like we’ve gone off course, and it can be intimidating to try and get back on the right path. But all it really takes is just a few steps in […]

Parents Magazine

Steps to Perform a Breast Self-Exam

September 18, 2018

Camille Abeldt, Breast Health Nurse Navigator, RN, VSN, with Sutter Health Medical Foundation sat down with San Joaquin Magazine to talk prevention in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Monthly breast self-examinations should begin as soon as you develop breasts. “Why?” Camille asks, “Because cancer […]

Top 5 Food and Nutrition Trends for Women

September 18, 2018

Activated Charcoal Activated Charcoal is a form of charcoal that is “activated” by processing it at very high temperatures. The high temperatures change its internal structure, making it extremely absorbent. Activated charcoal’s negatively charged, porous texture helps trap toxins, preventing your body from absorbing them. […]

Not Just Skin Deep

September 18, 2018

Self-care begins with skincare Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and certainly one of the most important, but knowing how to properly care for your skin isn’t an exact science. We walk past shelves of products everyday, see commercials and advertisements with […]

Dental Care As We Age

August 20, 2018

As we age, our bones lose density and become more brittle. It’s also not uncommon to get sick more often and stay sicker for longer. Oral health is no different than any other physical health conditions for seniors; being older simply increases risk. But what […]

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