If you need some encouragement to get back in the kitchen this year, we’re here to help. We’ve assembled a list of kitchen tools that help make your food prep a little easier, a little healthier and a little bit more fun.
With so many options, it can be challenging to determine which health resources and information are trustworthy. Finding reliable health information can be a daunting task for anyone looking to improve their health or newly diagnosed patients and caregivers looking for specific information about a condition.
Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States? Celebrate American Heart Month this February by making small, impactful changes in your everyday life to promote a heart-healthy lifestyle.
How much do you know about your heart health? After all, heart disease only happens to your elderly neighbor or to your fried food-loving uncle, right? Or do you know the real truth – that heart disease can affect people of any age, even those who eat right?
The start of a New Year often comes with new goals. Whether you’re resolving to be healthier, kinder or more fit this year, these easy tips will have you proactively thinking about daily self-improvement and not just if the scale will weigh in your favor.
The demand for more efficient healthcare processes and better patient care continues to increase as our world population grows and patients require technologies that better reflect the way we live today. Learn about the healthcare trends that will help bring these needed changes in the new year.
Most of us know that the holidays can mean unwanted weight gain. You may have even heard that the average person gains 5-9 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. But a study published by the New England Journal of Medicine in 2018 indicated that in fact, most Americans gain 0.2% over Thanksgiving and 0.4% over Christmas — which amounts to about a pound on average during the holidays. Of course, even just one pound is significant if it happens every year and no efforts are made to lose the weight. But read on for other interesting numbers about the holidays and your health.
More than one out of three of us will be traveling at some point during the holidays. Whether we plan to go by car or plane, remembering these easy tips will help make the trip a little healthier and more enjoyable.
Does it seem that selecting the right gift for everyone on your list is more challenging every year? Why not pick a theme of healthy gifts this year? Check out these fun options and you’re sure to find something for everyone of all ages.
The holidays are a time for big family get-togethers, favorite family recipes, and retelling of favorite memories from days past. But, it’s also a time for reflection and remembrance of lost loved ones.
From the way we get information and entertainment to the way we connect with others and manage our homes, rapid advances in technology affect nearly every aspect of our lives. But the impact technology has had on healthcare isn’t just life-changing, it’s life-saving. Leading-edge treatments that improve outcomes, diagnostic tools that allow for earlier and more accurate diagnoses, and robotic-assisted surgeries that reduce pain and recovery time are all examples of how technology continues to improve the standard of patient care.
Diagnostic Radiologist Samuel Dawn, MD, shares his expertise on lung cancer screening. Dr. Dawn has been with El Camino Health for more than 10 years and has undergone specialty training in thoracic imaging and now practices as a diagnostic radiologist.
Our Heart-Healthy Video Series features quick and easy recipes that are full of flavor but light on sodium and saturated fats. Some are seafood based and some are vegetarian, but all are delicious. The series was funded by a grant from El Camino Health Foundation.
The skies are dazzling blue. The farm stands are overflowing with apples and the vineyards are turning red and gold. Fall is a beautiful season here in the Bay Area, but it does come with a few health challenges — from dry skin to Seasonal Affective Disorder. These reminders should help you stay healthy in the coming months.
The topic of GMOs can be confusing and certainly is hotly debated. As with any topic, the goal is to look at the facts and understand both sides of the issue. With an open minded investigation, you can make a personal choice about GMOs.
Flakey, dry skin. Red splotchy patches. That itch that you can’t stop scratching. We’ve all experienced the side effects of common skin disorders. But do you know what they’re called and — more importantly — how to treat them?
Recreational cannabis use in California is legal only for people age 21 and older, but many younger people use it as well. That raises questions about how marijuana affects adolescents, and parents are understandably concerned.
Depression is a prevalent condition in today's world. Some reports estimate 15-20% of the global population, or 1.1 billion people, have some form of mental illness (2016 population data). 2-6% of global population or 268 million people suffer from depression.
With so much information online, it can be difficult to know the best way to care for your health and nutrition. You can start by taking some small steps to introduce healthier eating habits into your daily life.
Chances are you don’t often think about the health of your bones. And you may not think that osteoporosis is something to worry about until you’re much older. But now – during your child bearing years – is exactly when you should be taking steps to protect your bones, and keep them strong and healthy as you age.
The last week in February is Eating Disorders Awareness Week, which aims to shed greater light on the growing prevalence of eating disorders and encourage those who may be struggling to seek treatment.
These oatmeal bites are the perfect make-ahead snack to pack for school, work, or wherever your busy day takes you. Eat them as a snack, or pack them as part of a bento-style lunch with fruits and veggies.
While women that have dense breast tissue are more likely to develop breast cancer, there are no special recommendations around screening at this time, however there are some additional screenings that can be used.
El Camino Healthcare District and El Camino Hospital together support local efforts to provide access to quality health and wellness services through partnerships with nonprofits, school districts, clinics and community service agencies.
Now that the temperatures have started to drop, it’s time to look at those autumnal recipes. Start your crisp morning with a bowl of warming, walnut-topped pumpkin spice oatmeal that is both heart-healthy and cancer-fighting.
Sepsis, a life-threatening condition caused by the body’s response to infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, amputations and death, affects 1.7 million people in the United States each year.