Our Expert’s Blog | El Camino Hospital
August 10, 2016 - Try this delicious recipe!
August 10, 2016 - Every time you eat a meal, you’re also feeding the roughly 100 trillion bacteria that call your gut and other organs home. In the past decade, there has been a large amount of new research about how the microbes that live inside us affect our health, weight, and even mood. We’ve learned that our intestinal flora impact how we process food, contribute to our immune system, and play a role in regulating inflammation.
August 10, 2016 - There are always ongoing environmental concerns and health scares that make us pause and think about ways to protect ourselves and our families. But this summer, increased media attention has led to more fear and uncertainty. The fact is that common sense and the good health and safety habits you’ve already established – wearing sunscreen, keeping food at appropriate temperatures at barbecues and picnics, drinking water to avoid dehydration in the heat, swimming in safe areas, etc. -- are the most important precautions you can take to stay safe and well. But what about some of the other risks you’ve heard about? Understanding more about specific situations – and the risk they may pose to you or your family can help.
August 10, 2016 - Summer is in full-swing -- the kids are out of school, vacations are happening, and temperatures are rising. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your summer – and help keep it healthy!
August 10, 2016 - Regular physical activity is an essential part to healthy aging because it helps prevent many health problems, such as diabetes and heart disease. But it also helps to keep muscles strong and joints healthy so that older adults can keep doing their day-to-day activities and remain independent.