Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment

Clinical Applications of Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment By Bao Dao, MD; Advances in oncology are steadily progressing due to a better understanding of cancer biology, genetics, and immunology. Traditional oncologic therapies kill cancer cells via surgery, radiation, and cytotoxic chemotherapy given at various stages of disease. Besides inhibiting cell division of rapidly growing tumors, chemotherapy […]

Bulging Disc Getting On Your Nerves?

by: Dr. Niele Maimone, DC If you are suffering from a pinched nerve or herniated disc, you know how debilitating it is and how the pain slowly leaks the vitality from your life. Since 1999 when Align Healing Center opened its doors, we have been specialists in treating pain naturally; whether it’s back pain, neck […]

Choosing the Best Hospital for You

Medicare’s Hospital Compare can aid in helping you choose the best hospital for you. By David Sayen;                                                                             […]

Sleep Apnea From A To ZZZ

by: Dr. Robert J. Brown The following is a brief review of sleep apnea, its definition, causes and treatment options. There are two types of sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and central sleep apnea. OSA is more common and can result from many factors including: excessive weight, large neck, small mouth, large tongue, nasal […]

Brain Tumors And Help

New Advances In Cancer Therapies By Tyler Kang, MD; The brain is the master of the body, and we know that diseases that afflict the brain can cause significant problems even if other organs remain functional in a person. Similarly, cancers that affect the brain can cause tremendous difficulties and may lead to rapid death […]

Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

By Dr. Robert Brown   Sometimes life is not a bowl of cherries, as was said in an old song. Our daily challenges can result in stress and responsibilities that can fill our minds with so much that getting a good night’s sleep can be really tough. Here are some tips that have proven to […]

Reducing Psychiatric Emergency Calls

By Candace Anderson In California our Counties have the responsibility to provide mental health services for our communities. In Contra Costa we continually look for innovative approaches to address this serious issue. As we’ve seen in many recent tragic events, the mentally ill often come in contact with law enforcement. We’re actively doing something about […]

Remain Free From Neck Pain

By Dr. Niele Maimone, DC; If you are suffering with neck pain from a pinched nerve or herniated disc, you know how debilitating it is and how the pain slowly leaks the vitality from your life. At Align Healing Center we specialize in treating pain naturally. It is our mission to help relieve pain without […]

SOF And PG&E launch SVRC

Sentinels of Freedom and PG&E Partner with College of Alameda to Launch SVRC Sentinels of Freedom and Pacific Gas & Electric sponsored their second SVRC (the first was at SF State) at the College of Alameda on Tuesday, November 10. SVRCWhat is an SVRC? A Student Veteran Resource Center, is an on-campus center at colleges […]

Sleep Can Save Your Life

By Dr. Robert Brown; Here are just a few of the facts about sleep debt. Yes, loss of sleep accumulates causing a debt. Recent research has found that sleeping 6 hours a night over a two-week period results in reaction times equivalent to a 0.1% blood alcohol level. Scientists at the University of Bristol studied […]