Personalized Regenerative Medicine

By Kristine Emerson Stem cells treat heart disease and stroke – and change the way we age The “Usual” Treatments for chronic diseases treat symptoms with drugs that have side effects, are costly and typically don’t fix anything! For this reason, regenerative medicine has seized the spotlight thanks to its focus on helping repair, and […]

Spotlight On: TOP DOG *barkery*bath*boutique

The recently opened TOP DOG barkery*bath*boutique is Surf City’s own specialty pet bakery and boutique is a dog lover’s dream – featuring a bakery case filled with delicious dog treats baked fresh daily on site that would make their owner’s mouths water. Your four-legged friend will enjoy soft-baked cookies, K9 Cupcakes, and made to order […]

Careful Giving: Suggestions for Passing Gifts to Care Providers

By Donald A. Hunsberger According to the Orange County Register, a 91-year-old woman from Brea died in mid-2014, and left her entire estate to her caregiver. After officials discovered the transfer, they removed her assistant as trustee and took away the home she left  him.  Why? According to the District Attorney and the ruling Judge, […]

Stay and Play at the West Inn and Suites

By Ann Laurence One of Carlsbad’s best-kept secrets serves up serious family fun With miles of charming seaside communities straddling the coast from Oceanside to La Jolla, San Diego County has no shortage of laid-back beach and ocean lifestyle destinations. But for our family’s recent “staycation,” we were looking for a locale where the mild […]

Cavalia – Odysseo arrives this month under the White Big Top in Irvine

The new theatrical adventure by the internationally acclaimed entertainment company Cavalia to be presented under the White Big Top at the junction of the I-405 & the SR-133 (with performances beginning Wednesday, February 3), Odysseo is a  $30 million extravaganza that expands the definition of performance into an epic and soulful experience that is astonishing […]

Clinical Research Studies: Finding New Hope for Alzheimer’s Disease

By Samuel Henderson, PhD Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurological disease that primarily affects the elderly. In 2015 it was estimated that 5.3 million Americans were suffering from the disease. As the baby boomers age this number is predicted to more than double, with over 13 million Americans affected by 2050. Without significant new treatments, […]

How to Build Better Bone Health After Age 50

By Thomas J. Moffett Most people don’t think about bone health until they’re at risk for developing osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to become porous, brittle, and weak. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 54 million Americans age 50 and older are affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass. The statistic came from a […]

The Spirit of Wertz & Company

Tax, Accounting and Business Solutions for the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs By Betsy Sanz Courage. Passion. Vision. Tolerance of ambiguity. Tenacity. Flexibility. This is the heart of the entrepreneur. If entrepreneurs share common personality traits, it follows that they also face common challenges. Many entrepreneurs who start a business are not totally prepared for the […]

Your Vulnerable Brain

Bumps to the head can impact your brain for years to come by Mary McPherson How many times have you bumped your head throughout your lifetime? My granddaughter slipped and fell on a marble floor running through the kitchen in her socks when she was three years old – the blow to the back of […]

United American Mortgage Company

Trusted, tried and true. That’s the reason why United American Mortgage has been successful for over 20 years. Since 1993, UAMC specializes in providing mortgage-financing solutions to homeowners and homebuyers. You’re almost tired of reading about it but it’s true: the mortgage meltdown hurt more than a few and people are still trying to recover. […]