She is on a Mission to Change the Way We Think About Life After Breast Cancer. Meet Dr. Anne Peled, a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon & Breast Cancer Surgeon
Anne Peled, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon and breast cancer surgeon in California and the co-director of Sutter Health California Pacific Medical Center Breast Cancer Program. Dr. Peled is on a mission to change the way we think about life after breast cancer, particularly as it relates to the often-overlooked issue of sensation loss. Dr. Peled graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Amherst College. She then attended Harvard ..
Our Exclusive Interview with Kari C. Nadeau, an American Physician-Scientist Focused on Allergy & Asthma Treatment at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Q: What impact do you feel your work has had on the food allergy epidemic?KN: Through amazing teamwork at our Center and work around the globe with academics and with outside agencies like the NIH and the FDA and industry, our work has led to new food allergy therapies, including multifood allergy therapy. In addition, we have worked on prediction and prevention which is important to try to decrease the food allergy epidemic. Q: What types of innovations i..
Exclusive Interview with Dr. Aparajita Sohoni, Physician Lead, at QT Breasthealth
Q: Can you explain to our audience the prevention technology behind having a “Radiation Free” experience when testing for Breast Cancer?AS: QT breasthealth is creating a better experience for women by providing reassurance without radiation. The foundation of that experience is in the QTscan, which allows for painless breast imaging with absolutely no compression, injections or radiation. The technology allows women of all ages to undergo a QTscan and make..
Meet Dr. Anjuli Mehrotra, Silicon Valley Allergy and Asthma, Inc
Q: What triggers allergies?AM: Allergies are an immune response developed by the body towards an ordinarily harmless substance, to which it has developed a type of hypersensitive reaction. Allergies can generally be triggered by environmental allergens, foods, stinging insects (bees/wasps/hornets/fire ants) or drugs. Common environmental allergens include dust, animal dander, mold, and pollens from trees, grass, or weeds. The most common food allergens are..
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It’s The Healthy High and Rewarding Joy We Feel
By Marina Gavric, Health & Fitness Trainingwww.marinagavric.comReaching your fitness goals is not always so simple - but with determination, consistency and the power of accurate information – you surely can. Would you like a good example? Meet Madhu Ranganathan, who reached a point in her life when she told herself “enough already” … and made her health and fitness goals a reality (rather ..
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A Sensitive Topic That Is Often Overlooked, Binge Eating Disorder
By Marina Gavric, Health & Fitness Trainingwww.marinagavric.com A sensitive topic that is often overlooked, Binge Eating Disorder, is said to be one of the most under-diagnosed and under-treated eating disorders. It affects men and women alike, where generally some have gone through a traumatic life experience, in which food was the solution. After years and decades, these..
Commit to Balance, to Your Fitness Success and to Yourself
Staying committed to an exercise and health plan is not always the simplest task. Breaking bad habits is never easy. “I have tried and tried!” … Yes, I know, I hear this, everyone’s story, all the time!
Regardless of what age you may be or at what point you are in your life, men and women, boys and girls … a corporate executive, a student, an employee, a stay-at-home parent … we’re all busy all the time.
Please recognize that health & wellness, as well as ..
You don’t spend 20 years in the fitness industry without learning a few things about numbers. A valuable term I learned early on, and attest to, is the age old adage that “Age is nothing but a number”.
Each of us has a calendar age and a biological age. We’ve all seen this … Often I will see a 30 or 40 year-old who may look and feel considerably older than his or her actual age … or a 60 or 70 year-old who may look and feel considerably younger. How and w..
By Dr. Aimee EyvazzadehPhotos by Jennifer CrandallYour fertility isn’t skin deep. It’s as simple as that. Just because you look like you’re 28 when you’re 42, doesn’t mean your ovaries are the same. Unlike men who don’t run out of sperm, it is totally normal and expected for every woman to run out of eggs by a certain age. The average age of menopause is 51 and it’s very difficult to get pregnant during the 10 years leading up to that age.
Some of us are b..