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Understanding Why Some Asian Americans are Reluctant to Seek Treatment for Mental Health Disorders

With July being recognized as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, it’s important to shed light on how mental health disorders affect Asian Americans, and why overcoming cultural barriers in identifying symptoms and seeking treatment is crucial for overall good health. According to the Centers for…

Exercise for Building Core Strength

Core strength is very important in maintaining a healthy, injury-free lifestyle especially if you take part in exercise programs or sports that…

Kaiser Permanente Offers Tips to Help Keep Your Heart Healthy and Strong

With February recognized as American Heart Month, Kaiser Permanente Southern California reminds everyone about the importance of caring for one’s heart by taking steps toward…

Your Next Chiropractic Visit No Longer Needs To Crack, Pop, and Twist To Give You Results

[Updated] The days of abrupt neck crackings and bone adjustments at the chiropractor may be a thing of the past as a…

Men’s Health: A Serious Topic Not to be Ignored

According to a 2017 survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 12% of men aged 18 and older in the United States…

Good Mental Health Should Never be Taken for Granted

Good mental health is critically important to everyone, no matter what age, sex or race. That’s why it’s important to understand how…

Understanding the Causes and Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer is known as the deadliest gynecologic cancer in the United States. The fact that symptoms aren’t usually detected or diagnosed until the disease…

HPV Vaccination Provides Best Protection Against Cervical Cancer

Studies show the vaccination rate against the human papillomavirus (HPV) still lags across the U.S., and that is troubling news given that…

Childhood Obesity is a National Epidemic

Childhood obesity has become a national epidemic, with nearly one in three children in America considered overweight or obese. Kaiser Permanente wants parents to know…

Doc Talk: Top Five Questions about the Flu

Fall is here and that means the flu season is around the corner. Huntington Health Physician’s Stuart Miller, MD, recently shared the five most common questions his patients ask him about the flu. 1. What is the difference between the flu versus a cold? Flu and common colds are both respiratory illnesses, but caused by different viruses. They can have some of the same symptoms and this makes it difficult to differentiate at times. Usually flu symptoms are more intense and come on suddenly. Colds usually present with a runny / stuffy nose. Colds usually do not progress into more…

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