USS Hornet Remembers Lost Battalion

USS Hornet Living Ship Day: “Remembering the Rescue of the Lost Battalion ” Special event honors Japanese American veterans from 442nd Regimental Combat Team The USS Hornet Museum proudly welcomes four distinguished speakers for an event honoring the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (442 RCT), the famed U.S. Army unit that orchestrated the rescue of the “Lost Battalion” during […]

Inflammation — can’t live with or without it

By Dr. Robert Brown;                                                               In the healthy animal, living on pure, organic foods, inflammation is a normal. It is an absolutely healthy response to […]

When to sign up for Medicare

By David Sayen                                            Most people I know are looking forward to signing up for Medicare just as soon as they can. When you’re first eligible for Medicare, you have a seven-month Initial Enrollment Period […]

Healing Arthritis Pain —From Inside Out

By Dr. Niele Maimone, DC                                                       Joint pain, known as arthritis, comes in many forms. The most common type is osteoarthritis, known as “wear and tear arthritis”. Joint pain […]

Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Life Saving Benefits In Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests By Tyler Kang, MD                                                  The idea behind cancer screening is for screening tests to be able to catch cancer in individuals who are […]

TMJ Can Imitate Many Maladies

By Dr. Robert Brown When I attended UC Berkeley I majored in Physiology. For my practice where I treat TMJ symptoms, a.k.a. temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD), this training turned out to be invaluable. Here I plan to explain the complexity of TMD treatment, how important it is to understand how muscles work, the causes of […]

When will my pain go away?

Exploring Class IV Laser pain relief for injuries and post-surgical healing Dr. Niele Maimone                                                      In 2004, Align Healing Center began using laser therapy to help patients relieve their muscle, […]

Acquiring easier than Disposing

Some options for those unwanted, unneeded Items By Joan Trezek Chances are good that you have a closet, garage area, maybe even a whole “spare” room where you store things “temporarily” until you can figure out the next move.  Perhaps you’ve noticed that weeks  go by and you still haven’t figured out whether to save, […]

Ways you can help this holiday season

By Candace Anderson, Contra Costa County Supervisor:                                                The Holiday Season is a special time for most of us. For some it holds great religious significance with the celebration of Christmas and Hanukkah, and some […]

Draft Advance Directives Before Getting Sick

    By Dr. Sherellen Gerhart;                                            It is best to make decisions in a clear minded and healthy state. At times of medical crisis, our judgment can be clouded by the sense of urgency […]