Oakland: Center attending to ‘urgent needs’ of refugees

At Eastmont Wellness, there are no actual welcome mats awaiting people escaping tyranny and oppression in other countries, but the staff there nonetheless maintains this nation’s legacy of welcoming those who seek a better life.  Read more.

2017-10-12T18:43:49+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Netflix Documentary Features Heartbreaking End-of-Life Care Decisions at an Oakland Hospital

When is more medical care helpful in end-of-life situations and when does it just lead to more suffering?  Read more.

2017-10-12T18:47:05+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

1 in 3 Adults Have Potentially Dangerous Medical Condition

More than a third of adults in the U.S. have a condition called "metabolic syndrome," which involves a combination of risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity, according to a new study.  Read more.

2017-10-12T18:51:18+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Categories: Archive|