Health & Wellness from A-Z

A healthier you in 2018. I’m gonna teach you (teach you, teach you), all about generalized health topics. A-B-C, it’s as easy as 1-2-3. Just kidding, it takes time and effort. And the known lack of instant gratification is enough to lead others astray—but not […]

Lodi Pediatric Dentistry

Dental Care & Education for Families Anisha Ranchhod DDS, MSD, owner of Lodi Pediatric Dentistry, is a proponent of oral health education. Whether it’s during preschool visits where she performs puppet shows or at her local dental practice, Dr. Ranchhod spreads awareness of good oral hygiene […]

Beating Seasonal Blues

A Sense of Unease With the holiday season finally over, many of us are left in the wake of houseguest clutter, or returning to our own homes after visiting others. But with all the hustle and bustle behind us, we are sometimes faced with a […]

Fitness Resolutions

Experts weigh in on how to keep the weight off The New Year is here! And chances are, you’re looking to lose a few pounds. We met up with two local trainers to talk fitness resolutions, and how to kick-start—and ultimately reach—your weight loss goals! […]

SJ City Guide

2018 Workout Forecast

What will be trending in 2018 fitness? Get a head start on the New Year with these exciting new workouts. Sledgehammer Workouts We’re just going to go ahead and call this the Thor workout. At The Shop Fitness in Lodi, Ian Michael and his team […]

Out of the Box

Dissecting common cold medications Think all cold medicines are alike? Think again. When it comes to feeling crummy, “one size” cough syrup hardly fits all the symptoms. And that’s why we’ve taken liberty to break down the top ingredients in popular over the counter medications […]

Nailed It

Most of us think of a trip to our local nail salon when we think of ensuring our nails look their best However, our body’s overall health can often times be reflected in our nails’ appearance and can offer insight into potential health concerns, if […]

Senior Supplements

The best vitamins to take as you get older are ones that supplement your diet. However, each person has unique needs, since individuals absorb nutrients from food differently. To learn your concerns, have a blood test done every six months to identify vitamins in which […]

SJ City Guide

Anxiety and Depression

Though Lucille Ball might have you think that listlessness and general despondency can be solved with a spoonful of Vitameatavegamin, depression and anxiety are serious and surprisingly common mood disorders suffered by millions of women in the U.S. alone. According to Mary Raymond, a Family […]

Balancing Act

Adult acne, mood swings, and weight gain—oh my! Sure, mood swings, weight gain, fatigue, skin issues and even depression and anxiety sound like typical hormonal symptoms the average, healthy woman experiences from time to time—but are they signs of something more? According to the Women’s […]

Cancer Scares

There’s one word we all hope to never hear from our doctor and that’s “cancer.” While keeping away from the doctor’s office altogether can help avoid hearing that ominous term, it ultimately only postpones and exacerbates any potential problems that could have been treated before […]

Birth at 40

More women over 40 are having babies, letting the biological clock tick a bit longer than ever before. With medical intervention, it’s not uncommon to have a healthy pregnancy, delivery, and recovery after 40, however, it’s not the same as doing it at 20 or […]

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