To-do lists

To-do lists

If you are like me, you make these long lists of everything you need to do, then feel overwhelmed, call it quits, and go watch TV. If that sounds fami...

October 20th, 2021 |  


Can medications and supplements interact?

Can medications and supplements interact?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As I have gotten older, doctors have placed me on more medications, such as for blood pressure and cholesterol. Also, as I age, I ha...

October 20th, 2021 |  


FDA aims for less salt in diets

FDA aims for less salt in diets

It’s no secret the U.S. depends on processed, packaged foods; they are convenient and affordable. But these foods are also the source of 70% of ...

October 20th, 2021 |  



How can parents teach kids to properly brush their teeth?

How can parents teach kids to properly brush their teeth?

Q: Teaching my 3-year-old how to brush her own teeth is difficult — and messy. What can I do to make this easier?A: It can take time, and, yes, ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Hypno-yoga at Hollywood cemetery

Hypno-yoga at Hollywood cemetery

LOS ANGELES — It’s early on a cool, gray September morning at the Hollywood Forever cemetery, and people are gathering amid the tombs to d...

October 13th, 2021 |  


What to know about metastatic breast cancer

What to know about metastatic breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about metastatic breast cancer.Breast cancer will affect 1 in 8 w...

October 13th, 2021 |  


Make It An Appointment

Make It An Appointment

Do you find you are constantly falling short on your goals? Write them down. Make your plan, write them down and schedule them in your calendar. You w...

October 13th, 2021 |  


Nurses have had a tough year

Nurses have had a tough year

LOS ANGELES — At the beginning of the pandemic, Penny Weismuller, director of Cal State Fullerton’s School of Nursing, said everyone in he...

October 9th, 2021 updated: October 12th, 2021. |  


Understanding heart tests

Understanding heart tests

Having a healthy heart is always the goal, but sometimes you need some help to make sure everything is working just right. And that’s where hear...

October 6th, 2021 |  


Alzheimer’s drug targets mild cognitive impairment

Alzheimer’s drug targets mild cognitive impairment

The approval of a controversial new drug for Alzheimer’s disease, Aduhelm, is shining a spotlight on mild cognitive impairment — problems ...

October 6th, 2021 |