Health Matters

Last November California voters passed Proposition 64, which allows anyone 21 or older to buy recreational marijuana (cannabis) from licensed California sellers beginning January 1, 2018. State lawmakers continue enacting legislation to regulate this multibillion dollar industry.

ALAMEDA POINT WATER SYSTEM DO-NOT-DRINK ADVISORY LIFTED BY STATE WATER RESOURCES CONTROL BOARD—DIVISION OF DRINKING WATER

Residents and businesses can now drink and cook with Alameda Point’s water. Water throughout Alameda Point’s drinking water distribution system has been deemed safe by the State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water. This water once again matches EBMUD’s high quality water supply consistent with other areas outside of the Alameda Point water system.

 

I received a question about how couples can learn to communicate in ways that are not destructive to their relationship. There is not a simple answer to this question without knowing more about the individuals and the history of the problem. 

 

Sleep is one of the most important things to maintain health and wellness. The brain and body get the chance to process everything they have done during the day, while regenerating and repairing. High-quality sleep is correlated with memory, cognition, mood, weight and appetite. 

Poor sleep can negatively affect the immune system, inhibit memory, adversely affect mood and behavior, increase perceptibility to pain- and other health parameters.

 

A special 1980s-themed event will take place at the Fireside Lounge Saturday, Aug. 19, to benefit Planned Parenthood. The ’80s party will start at 8 p.m. and feature DJ Damon and DJ Shon of San Francisco.

The cover charge is $7 for ages 21 and older only. Prizes will be given out for the best ’80s-themed costume. 

Fireside Lounge is located at 1453 Webster St. To find out more, visit www.thefiresidelounge.com or @thefiresidelounge on Twitter.

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