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CrossFit Craze Spreads to Alameda

Intense, crazy, downright dangerous — these are some of the adjectives that have been used to describe CrossFit, a fitness program that is leaving the underground world of DIY at-home “boxes” (i.e., home gyms designed for CrossFit workouts) and entering the mainstream world of “regular” gyms and clubs.
May 3, 2012

Modern Medicine

When you’re looking for a new doctor or you need to help a family member find a physician in a specific specialty area, where do you turn?
November 30, 2011

An All New You

For many of us, the beginning of a new year involves making resolutions that revolve around getting fit, feeling better and living longer.
January 4, 2011

The Best of Alameda 2010

Alameda Magazine celebrates Island living all year long, but once a year we pull out all the stops for the annual Best of Alameda issue.
June 29, 2010

Sports Injuries

Oakland resident Ashsa Smith was 16 when she suffered a painful anterior cruciate ligament tear in her knee during a soccer game.
November 30, 2009

Is Your Thyroid Out of Whack?

Wendy Clark first suspected some-thing was amiss with her health when she began experiencing a rapid heartbeat and swollen ankles.
November 30, 2009


November 30, 2009


On a Friday in early September, Donna Turner, 52, of Oakland awoke to the worst headache of her life.
November 30, 2009

Fighting Off Osteoporosis

When Piedmont resident Linda Murphy decided to get a spur-of-the-moment bone density test, she never imagined it would reveal she had osteopenia, a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal.
November 30, 2009

The East Bay’s Best Doctors

Best Doctors, Inc is out with their list of the best doctors in the East Bay
November 30, 2009