Samra Orthodontics gifts confidence to kids

A straight smile can do a whole lot more than just boost your confidence. Studies have found that people with straight teeth are twice as likely to be seen as competent, intelligent, trustworthy, and healthy, which can have a huge impact on both personal and […]

Zeiter Eye answers who is a good candidate for LASIK

Who said perfect vision wasn’t possible? According to Zeiter Eye Medical Group’s Dr. John Canzano, more than 90 percent of people who have LASIK (Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis) end up with vision between 20/20 and 20/40 without any need for glasses or contact lenses. The […]

Infant Swimming Resources (ISR) Saves Lives

It’s never the wrong season to focus on swim safety. With mild weather, indoor pool options, and year-round classes, kids in San Joaquin County tend to swim long into the fall and maybe even beyond. And while infants should never be left near a pool […]

Mattress tech encourages better sleep

Quality (and quantity) of sleep is a key component of optimal health. In fact, for the average adult, both the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society recommend a minimum of seven hours of sleep per night on a regular basis to stave […]

SJ City Guide

A doctor’s dos and don’ts when eating out

It can be hard to exercise self-control when you’re looking at a mile-long menu packed with tastebud tantalizing options. But your healthy habits don’t have to suffer just because you’re away from home. With the right knowhow—and a few tips from cardiologist Ramin Manshadi—you can […]

Excessive screen time can cause digital eyestrain

Staying up late watching videos on an iPad, an eight-hour workday in front of a computer screen, countless hours spent reading emails, text messages, and daily news on a smartphone—our eyes are taking the brunt of our digital lifestyle, resulting in headaches, blurred vision, dry […]

Stress & Your Stomach

Unreasonable deadlines. Being stuck in traffic. Having too much to do and not enough time to do it in. Most of us are familiar with these kinds of daily stresses that get our heart racing and our stomach churning. But what are the real effects […]

On the Town

Sex as a senior can be spectacular

Challenge those who say you reach sexual prime in your 20s. For many seniors, satisfaction is increased as they age. The Mayo Clinic cites factors such as less distractions, more free time, increased privacy, and reduced fear of pregnancy for contributing to more enjoyable sex […]

Braces for Everyone

While braces are typically associated with kids and teens, more and more adults are seeking orthodontic care later in life to improve their confidence and overall dental health. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, one in four orthodontic patients is an adult. One explanation […]

Home hacks for staving off symptoms

Spring seems to be the most popular time of year for allergy sufferers—although many experience allergy symptoms year round—and some of us will do just about anything to relieve the itching, sneezing, and watering eyes that plague us when introduced to an irritant. Below we’ve […]

Health looks different this year

Balance for mental health, flexible fitness routines, and less drinking? What does wellness mean in 2021? When the world as we knew it flipped on its head caused by the pandemic, people were facing situations they’d never seen before. While a new sense of normal […]

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