No matter the season, it's not any fun to get a cold or the flu. What's ironic is that our habits over the busy holiday season actually help us get sick.
Growing up can be awkward at times for just about anyone. For Stephanie Magness, of Saugus, it was particularly challenging.
In just three short weeks, roads will be closed and the Santa Clarita Valley will be taken over by runners. These are people have set a goal and, on Nov. 7, they'll try to accomplish it. Some will be completing a 5K, others a half marathon, and those who are really inspired will be running a full marathon.
It was 2007 and at age 40, Dawn Galbreath, of Saugus, had it all: happy marriage, healthy children, a successful career. She also had a lump in her breast.
When you have diabetes, you need to take certain steps to stay healthy. When your relative or loved one has the disease, you can take a lot of steps to help find a cure.
When you're paying attention to good nutrition, it's easy to spend a lot of time focusing on what not to eat - all the stuff that clogs your arteries and expands your waistline.
Blame it on Lady Gaga. Where Bette Davis eyes were once coveted by the masses, youngsters today are clamoring for the pop star's exaggerated anime-style peepers, as featured in her "Bad Romance" video.
Eat well. Move well. Think well.
Have you ever had one of those days? Of course you have. We all have them. The ones where nothing seems to go right. And that is just what many of us say on those days: "Nothing is going right today!" Now stop and think about this.
Fall is here, which means jeans season is back. Have your skinny jeans been taunting you from the back of your closet?
When it comes to inducing uncomfortable symptoms such as itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing and sinus pressure, allergies don't discriminate.
Living in Southern California, it's hard to miss the constant TV ads and billboards promoting various forms of surgical "cures" for the battle of the bulge. This has become big business. From lap banks to gastric bypass, we are being enticed to believe that this type of surgery can be just what you need to solve your weight and health-related issues.
Diabetes is a growing concern in our country. Nearly 81 million Americans - or one-in-four households - have diabetes or prediabetes, with a new case diagnosed every 20 seconds. While those statistics sound ominous, the good news is that this disease can be managed through diet, exercise, medication (if needed) and a strong support system.
Ah, summer. A season filled with vacations, trips to the ice cream shop with the kids, eating out more than usual and sipping margaritas while barbecuing burgers and snacking on chips and guacamole in the backyard.
Who are the patients at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital? They're your friends, neighbors and family members.