Dying of a Broken Heart

Achieve cardiovascular health with help from local experts, and a little bit of cardio.  A sudden squeezing pain in the chest, tightness that spreads to the left arm, a wave of dizziness, shortness of breath. These are the symptoms most sufferers feel when they have […]

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 […]

10 Ways to Prevent or Delay Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and more than 5 million Americans are living with it. While research is not yet conclusive, certain lifestyle choices, such as exercise and diet, may help support brain health and prevent Alzheimer’s. 1. Exercise […]

Brewing Baby

Whether it’s baby names or must-have gear, the way we parent is constantly changing. There’s always a new gadget on the market to make pregnancy, birthing, breastfeeding, and child rearing just a little bit easier, and thanks to the constantly evolving tech and medical fields, […]

On the Town

Allergic Reactions

Allergens can not only affect physical aspects of your body, but mental ones, too. – Inability to concentrate – Bouts of exhaustion – Restlessness – Moodiness – Need for more sleep Allergies are commonplace in San Joaquin, whose residents suffer from constant agricultural harvests, smog, […]

Understanding Portion Control

Don’t Skip Meals Skipping meals can lead to weight gain and once hunger catches up with us, it causes us to overload on huge portions at the next meal. For most people, the best plan is to eat three balanced meals spaced throughout the day […]

Food Taboos

Not all foods are created equal, or so we’ve learned in recent years. And although our best friends, relatives, and the internet in general may try to swing some foodie life hacks our way, not all of them are true. We’ve tracked down some of […]

5-Minute Face (or less!)

Whether you’re too tired to care or too busy to find time, as mothers, our beauty routines sometimes fall by the wayside. But have no fear, the five-minute face is here! It all starts with your skin, take care of that and the rest gets […]

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Don’t Touch That Dial!

Raise your hand if you can recall those fond Saturday mornings of your childhood, curled up on the couch with a cereal bowl in tow. Or maybe you were more of a night owl, opting to stay up until the late hours of the night, […]

In Season: Asparagus

You gotta love how in love we are with asparagus. And why wouldn’t we be? This vegetable is a dynamic piece of delectability, filled with nutrition and equally enriching history! With a name that traces back to Ancient Greece as “asparag”, which translates to “shoot”, […]

Good for What Ales You

Throwing back a brewski may not sound like the healthy diet your doctor is pushing, but researchers are coming up with some solid evidence that beer drinking (in moderation) is good for your health. Next time someone comments on your beverage of choice, shoot off […]

2016 Winners: BEST OF Health/Beauty/Fitness

Health Club In Shape Health Clubs With multiple health clubs throughout San Joaquin County, In Shape offers convenience of location for its members, as well as a slew of classes, programs, perks, and machinery. State of the art equipment and qualified instructors have helped make […]