Health Matters

Alameda First Responders Save Alameda Infant

Jul 21,2022

Last weekend, Alameda emergency dispatchers received a call about an unresponsive infant. According to the Alameda Police Department (APD), an APD officer noticed the incoming call and immediately proceeded to the scene. The officer took the baby and performed chest compressions.

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Alameda Hospital Wins Award for Quality Care

Jun 16,2022

Alameda Hospital received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment.

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Family Secrets Can Be Hard on Children

Jun 16,2022

I recall a young man coming into therapy with feelings of depression. His mother accompanied him to my office to sign the consent form because of his age. She joined us for the last few minutes of our meeting, with his permission, to share her impression of him.

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Helping Prevent Suicide

May 19,2022

You may be aware that the suicide rate is currently higher than the homicide rate in this country. I am aware that I have written about the increase in depression. Now this.

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Two Blood Drives Scheduled in Alameda

May 05,2022

South Shore Center in Alameda will host a community blood drive with Stanford Blood Center Friday, May 6. The blood drive will take place 1 to 5 p.m. at 2310 South Shore Center.

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Raising Children Involves Distributing Responsibilities

Apr 21,2022

I continue to be surprised at how many parents do not teach their children to participate in responsibilities around the house. We set a model for how our children will be as they grow, and we also educate them about roles we have in our families.

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Consider Options Before Retiring

Mar 17,2022

A few years ago, I was running a discussion group on aging at the Mastick Senior Center. One theme that surfaced immediately by the participants was retirement. I learned that many had retired and regretted it.

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