Do you ever hear yourself or someone near you saying something like, "I really want to do something different, but I'm stuck here in this ____ (fill in the blank - job, house, city, relationship)." Or, "I can't wait to get away from all this on my vacation," implying that your everyday life is a torture to be escaped. I am sure most of us have used language like this at one point or another.
What does a beauty queen do when she finds out her cosmetics are toxic? If you're Susan Jeske, Ms. America 1997, you trade in all those bottles and tubes for a cleaner alternative and report your findings to women all over the United States. "The average American woman uses 12-25 beauty products every day and by doing so, are exposing themselves to 200-plus chemicals in one day," Jeske said at a recent seminar at Valencia's ...
It started off just like any other night for David Hamm, 69, of Canyon Country. He was enjoying dinner and conversation with his wife, Joyce, when his speech started to slur. Then he got up from his chair and stumbled slightly. Though concerned, Hamm went to bed hoping whatever was bothering him would cease in the morning. It didn't. "My speech was worse and my face was drooping on one side," Hamm said. The Hamms ...
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital celebrated National Doctor's Day, a designated day of tribute to recognize physicians for their contributions and dedication to providing quality health care to the community, with an appreciation luncheon on Tuesday March 30.
It's spring time in Santa Clarita. Have you been to the local Farmer's Market lately?
Not long ago, two interesting studies showed the power of beauty to influence human experience. Two researchers in Japan (Kurosu and Kashimura) did a study to test the correlation between aesthetics - how pretty or nice something looks - and how people rate the usability of the object.
Last year, almost 50,000 deaths in the United States were attributed to colon cancer; but despite medical experts' recommendations, many people choose to avoid a quick, relatively painless lifesaving test for the dreaded disease.
Obsessed with what the scale says? Discouraged that it hasn't budged? More and more we are learning that the scale is not telling the whole story when it comes to what your body is made up of and whether you are carrying an unhealthy amount of body fat putting you at risk for obesity-related diseases. Recent media coverage on "Good Morning America" and The Wall Street Journal discuss what has been called "normal weight obese." ...
What do you believe ... about yourself? Do you believe you're handsome, pretty? Or do you think your nose is too big, your skin is horrible and you're too fat, or skinny?
When 10-year-old Jesse came to Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, his weight was well past the normal range for a child of his age.
How do you take your passion for health and a great idea from personal dream to a place in the local market?
It's well known that if you want a beautiful house you need a good foundation. The same holds true for a beautiful brain as well as a beautiful character. For women to look beautiful, a good foundation is key.
I often have clients who tell me they need help with creating balance in their lives. Many of us have frequent feelings of being out of balance. We may be talented and accomplish many worthwhile things in life, and at the same time spend a good portion of our time feeling overworked, overwhelmed, stretched to the max, and like we get lots done for everyone else, while putting ourselves last.
It's Olympic time again! How exciting to watch the athletes make their dreams come true and get inspired by their stories.
If you get rough skin and flyaway hair during Southern California's mild, yet very dry winters, you're not alone.