Your skin is your largest organ and should be cared for at every age. Not only does skin protect your body, but it can also be an important indicator of your overall health. Utilize these helpful tips to get the most out of your skincare, especially in your later years.
Consistent exercise builds cardiovascular strength, increases energy and lowers your risk for chronic illness, but it can also benefit your mental health. Learn how to optimize your workout for the best impact on your emotional and mental health.
One of the greatest ways to feel joy is by helping others. The past couple of years have shown us countless ways that we can do so in communities. The pandemic has increased the need for food and essentials and with the holidays approaching, it’s the perfect time to lend a hand and make a difference.
Traditional Eastern practices and medicine have been around for centuries and are powerful resources for improving wellness when combined with modern medicine. Utilize our guide to understand these different practices and how they may improve your health.
If it’s becoming harder and harder to find a great gift for your loved ones, you're not alone. Make the season less stressful with our extensive gift guide, including recommendations that can accommodate all price ranges.
Starting off the New Year with a plan for healthier living is a resolution we can all embrace. But, having realistic goals that can be incorporated into your lifestyle without making sweeping changes is the key to success.
Over the past couple of years, our lives have changed in unprecedented ways. The result has been many new habits — some good and some not so good. As we embark on a "new normal", it's a great time to take stock of the healthy habits you've picked up as well as the negative ones that should be abandoned.
Tobacco has been used for centuries, and the harmful effects of consuming it — whether by smoking or chewing — are well known. But what about vaping? This new method of tobacco and nicotine consumption comes with consequences that could seriously impact your health.
Dr. Lombard is the Medical Director of the Women’s Heart Center at the Sobrato Pavilion at El Camino Health. She graduated from Stanford Medical School and had practiced at El Camino Health for over 20 years. She is interested in preventative cardiology especially serving women.
Dr. Peter C. Fung was born in Canton, China. He grew up in Hong Kong, attended and graduated from University of Hong Kong Medical School. After internship he came to US for further training. He received his Internal Medicine training in Michigan, followed by Neurology in the University Michigan, Ann Arbor. There he also received his postgraduate training in MS Neurology.
He started his Neurology practice in San Jose, and in 2002 relocated to Mountain View when he was appointed as medical director of the stroke program. With innovative methods and teamwork, he elevated the stroke program to one of the best in the nation, providing the best of stroke care to the community, and receiving multiple awards and accolades. In 2019, the stroke program was named Peter C. Fung M.D. Stroke Center.
Getting accurate, timely, and relevant information to help you make better decisions about your health has never been more important. And, with easy access to a plethora of information just a click away, it’s never been faster, more convenient, or more overwhelming.
If your beauty and grooming habits have changed over the past 15 months, you're certainly not alone. Since the pandemic, the way we live, work and take care of ourselves has changed — so too has our skincare and cosmetic routines.
Most of us missed our vacations last year but now that places are opening up, some of the things we took for granted (like a summer vacation) are possible! So whether you travel near or far this summer, find ways to completely disconnect from work and rejuvenate.
As back to school season appears on the horizon, parents and children are apprehensive — and perhaps even afraid — of attending in-person school. But how can parents help ensure their children are cautious and safe without instilling fear?
With our screen time on the rise, we're being exposed to more blue light than ever before. But what is blue light — and how can it affect your health? Plus, can blue light filtering glasses really help?