Return on Investment: Understanding how fitness can make you rich

By Paul and Carolyn Fetters On a beautiful spring day back in 1975, 5,042 sets of twin brothers would be recruited to take part in a landmark study—the results of which would not surface for another 29 years. Then, in 2004, the secrets of this research project was uncovered and reported in the January/ February […]

HIFU for Prostate Cancer? Learn why men are selecting this new treatment

By Yvette M. Manard, MPH In October, 2015 the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. For many men diagnosed with prostate cancer, HIFU is a new treatment that they haven’t heard about nor are they aware of its benefits, including avoiding permanent urine leakage […]

Pain Management: Understanding Your Options

Q & A with Cyrus Sedaghat, MD, Pacific Pain Clinic Pain produces a significant emotional, physical, and economic toll due toongoing health care expenses, lost income and lost productivity. More importantly, for individuals living in pain, their quality of life is substantially impacted. To alleviate pain, options range from conservative, non-invasive procedures (including therapies and […]

“The One ‘Muscle’ We ALL Need To Work On More Often”

by Paul and Carolyn Fetters irst and foremost, I want to give you a BIG “thank you” for being a loyal reader. I wouldn’t be here without your support. Every couple of months, I get a chance to enter your home, and hopefully impart with you a little bit of knowledge that you can take […]

Pain Management: Understanding Your Options

Q & A with Cyrus Sedaghat, MD, Pacific Pain Clinic Pain produces a significant emotional, physical, and economic toll due toongoing health care expenses, lost income and lost productivity. More importantly, for individuals living in pain, their quality of life is substantially impacted. To alleviate pain, options range from conservative, non-invasive procedures (including therapies and […]

How Do You Know if You Really Have Low T?

by Robert Pugach, MD Low T or andropause, is increasingly recognized as a significant health issue for men. By age 40, 15% of men are deficient in testosterone. Many men describe a variety of symptoms including: • Lack of energy – feeling tired at the start of each day or as your day progresses • […]

Street Hockey: The Newest League at The Rinks

by Jody Robinson Hockey continues to grow in Southern California, with a record number of youth and adult players participating in ice and roller hockey programs – and now there is Street Hockey. The inaugural season of the Youth Street Hockey League kicked off this summer at The Rinks – Huntington Beach Inline with four […]

Do You CrossFit?

New high-intensity exercise program explodes in the Huntington Beach market As recently as seven years ago, very few people Orange County area had ever heard of CrossFit. When CrossFitHB opened in 2005, it was the first CrossFit gym within a 70 mile radius. Michael Smith, who co-owns CrossFitHB with Theresa Schwartz, said people get “addicted” to […]

What You Need To Know About Women’s Bladder Control

Bladder control problems affect 50 million Americans and it is one of the most common health problems that women face. While many think that the condition only affects older women, the truth is that women of all ages may have urine leakage (incontinence) or other bladdercontrol issues. There are four main categories of bladder control […]

What’s Right for Your Child?

By now you may have heard that New York Mayor Bloomberg has tried to pass a ban on sodas over 16 ounces. He says he has new data tying sugary drinks to the city’s fattest neighborhoods. Instead, why don’t we educate the public on how to make better food and drink choices and develop programs […]