In Marika Chop’s opinion, everyone deserves body, mind, and spiritual wellness. As the owner and director of the Alameda Wellness Center, Chop is doing her part to bring healing and wellness to her clients.
The HMO is gathering genetic material from 5,000 of its member families to further understanding of autism spectrum disorders.
The once taboo talk of end-of-life discussion finds its way into salons and doctors’ offices as palliative health care becomes the new normal.
Two Oakland doctors pair up with robotics firm Ekso Bionics on a pint-sized exoskeleton for kids.
It’s still mostly white and female, but recruiters at Samuel Merritt University and Cal State East Bay are looking for diversity.
After suffering a brain aneurysm, author Maria Ross believes that Lumosity’s Word Bubbles game jumpstarted her quick-thinking abilities.
The beauty of hiking in the East Bay is that it can be a lone experience not far from the trailhead. This guide includes lesser-known adventures as well as old favorites in a world of hiking microclimates with unique characteristics. From Alameda, Berkeley, and Crockett to Moraga, Oakland, and San Leandro with varying distances and levels of difficulty, these hikes are sure to please.
An Alamedan realizes her skin-care business dream by setting up shop, Rise Face and Body, in her hometown,
When you take off for a hike, make sure you go prepared, particularly for longer treks. And don’t forget your phone—and one or two of these apt mobile apps.
Dance, paddleboard, slackline, row, cycle, kickbox, and run your way to fitness.