Monthly Archives: August 2013

Recent U.S.-Russia snubs don’t affect joint military exercise

President Obama this month canceled a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin after Russia granted temporary asylum to Edward Snowden , who leaked classified information about a top-secret surveillance program run by the National Security Agency. A Washington Post timeline … Continue reading

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Breast really IS best: Mothers’ milk fills a child’s digestive system with essential ‘good’ bacteria

Cleanse your digestive system the easy way by eating kitchari Number of children dying from heart defects has fallen by more than 80% in the last 30 years ‘A healthy community of bacteria in the gut of both mother and … Continue reading

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Study: Exercise helps prevent excess weight gain during pregnancy

Kidney Disease Patients Can Benefit From Exercise: Study Healthy weight gain in pregnancy is determined by how many babies you’re carrying and your weight (specifically your BMI) when you become pregnant. The Mayo Clinic gives some good guidelines for pregnancy … Continue reading

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For ‘Biggest Loser’ trainer, diet trumps exercise in weight loss

Kidney Disease Patients Can Benefit From Exercise: Study “I’m working with people who are 500 pounds and doing Crossfit on a regular basis,” said Harper, who described the approximately 20-minute workout as well-balanced. “To me Crossfit just completely makes sense … Continue reading

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Coffee, wine and sushi during pregnancy? Go ahead, says new book

What I Learned Undercover at a Crisis Pregnancy Center What are your top five fallacies about pregnancy? One is that much of the evidence suggested an occasional drink is OK. Bed rest is not a great idea. Gaining too much … Continue reading

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Heaven on Earth: Skin Care & Massage Gets Best Massage in Mountain View in 2012

They call it Massage Therapy at Its Best in the Silicon Valley for 2013. The owner, Jolyn Silva, moved to San Jose from Hawaii seventeen years ago and treats not only locals but also clients from all over the world. … Continue reading

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Health insurance ratings to be dropped from state website

Top 10 Quotes From Rock Health’s Innovation Summit Comments 29 Kaiser Permanente routinely scores well in rankings on quality of care and patient satisfaction. It was the only HMO in the state to earn a top four-star rating for providing … Continue reading

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