Health Matters

Dr. Todd  A. Born

How Naturopathy Can Help with Anxiety

Dec 21,2017

Let’s face it: we live in very stressful times. Whether it is the economy, our jobs, inclement weather, our health, the health of loved ones, or even our pets, anxiety can present in many different ways and forms.

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Courtesy &nbsp&nbsp It is not unusual for people to slip into depression as the quantity of sunlight diminishes during fall and winter months.

Preventing and Beating Seasonal Depression

Nov 16,2017


The fall season initiates a time of cooler temperatures, shorter days and longer nights that can cause deleterious moods for some. This is no reason for concern since there are many natural interventions that may improve one’s mood, sleep and energy. 

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Dr. Natalie Gelman

The Importance of a Positive Attitude

Oct 19,2017

What's on Your Mind?

A question was asked by a person who wanted to change a person’s way of looking at the world. She said that this individual tends to be critical, rejecting and unhappy. I address this concern regularly in my office. 

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Mike Lano &nbsp&nbsp Local residents could take advantage of several informational booths at the College of Alameda Health Fair last Thursday.

College Hosts Health Fair

Oct 19,2017


The College of Alameda held a Health and Wellness Fair for the public on Thursday, Oct. 12, with a variety of booths including a destressing station. A stage was packed with non-stop singers, dancers, actors and athletes throughout the event. 

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp  Miss Alameda Jessica Robinson (right) with student interns left to right Alex Wu, Erika Wu, Ming Gao, Wendi Vien, and Ella Burk. Chris Slafter from Clean Water Fund appears in the back row.

Locals Teamup for Healthy Environment

Oct 19,2017


Former Miss California USA participant Jessica Robinson, known locally as Miss Alameda, has joined up with Alameda’s ReThink Disposable program to involve high school students in a new environmental project to help 100 local businesses go “packaging free.”

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Learning to Accept Kids Leaving Home

Sep 21,2017


When a child goes to college away from home, the hope is that that child is happy and eager to move out of the family home. The hope is that the parents are supportive of the decision and also prepared for the child to move out of the family home.

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