What Does a DO Do?
When you’re choosing a primary care doctor, consider an osteopathic physician (DO). Like an MD, a DO is a licensed physician who is qualified to be a primary care doctor or specialist. However, DOs tend to take a more holistic view of their patients and may routinely use manual therapy and manipulation of the musculoskeletal system as part of their treatment. Find out if a DO is a good choice for you.
Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore
Is your congestion a cold or sinus infection? Is weather causing your joints to ache — or is it something more serious? Do you need to see doctor? Learn which symptoms are OK to “wait out” for a while and which ones require medical care sooner rather than later.
Coffee, Stress and Sleep
Tossing and turning at night instead of sleeping peacefully? In addition to caffeine and stress, a number of culprits may be to blame for your sleepless nights — and some of them may surprise you. Discover what may be keeping you awake and how to change bad habits for a restful, refreshing night.
The Healthy Cocina: Eating Lite Mexican-Style
Mexican food is practically a staple in California, but it can be loaded with fat, salt and calories. Don’t give up your tacos and burritos. Instead, learn smart substitutions and healthy tips to make your south-of-the-border meals kinder to your heart and waistline.
5 Lifestyle Changes to Help Prevent Diabetes
While diabetes is becoming more common, it doesn't develop overnight. It usually takes several years for blood glucose levels to rise due to such factors as poor diet, lack of exercise, obesity and aging. But even before you develop diabetes, the damage is underway. Learn which lifestyle changes you can make now that may help prevent diabetes later.
The Latest Laser Treatments
Ready to refresh and enhance your skin? The latest laser technology can remove scars, eliminate brown spots, tighten and resurface skin, and more in just a few visits. Find out what these innovative tools can do to address your skin problems.