10 Tips for Maintaining Healthy Vision

Posted on October 05, 2021 by James Florence

As one of your most important senses, your vision is something you shouldn’t take for granted. Here are some helpful tips for maintaining healthy vision. Read more

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Children’s Health FAQs: Dental, Vision & Hearing

Posted on May 06, 2021 by James Florence

Good dental hygiene should be instilled in children at a young age.

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One of the most challenging aspects of raising children is caring for their health. In this article, we answer some frequently asked questions about children’s dental, vision and hearing care. Read more

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Specialty Spotlight: Indoor Air Quality to Reduce Allergens

Posted on May 04, 2021 by Suzanne Carroll

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Pollen is relentless in the spring throughout the Bay Area. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you’re probably familiar with the discomfort that arrives with the warmer weather. While there’s little you can do to control the presence of pollen outdoors, you do have options for limiting your exposure to allergens indoors. In this article, we’ll explore how you can improve your home’s air quality to alleviate allergy symptoms.  Read more

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Social Distancing and Halloween

Posted on October 29, 2020 by Suzanne Carroll

Since California began its COVID-19 lockdown in March, many holidays and traditions have looked different this year. Graduation ceremonies were held online, Independence Day passed without local fireworks and baseball games were held in near-empty stadiums. Now, Halloween is just around the corner, and festivities promise to be more subdued than usual. While COVID-19 cases remain steady in California, they’re climbing rapidly in other parts of the country. State health officials still recommend wearing a mask when you’re outside your home, staying at least six feet away from others and washing your hands frequently. Read more

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Coronavirus in the Bay Area: Helpful Links to Local Resources

Posted on June 22, 2020 by James Florence

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Is Your Livelihood Affected by Coronavirus? These Resources Can Help.

Posted on March 13, 2020 by James Florence

While the recent coronavirus pandemic has yet to reach crisis levels in the United States, it nonetheless has had a dramatic impact on daily life for some areas of the country, including the San Francisco Bay Area. From low supplies of products like hand sanitizer and toilet paper to the closure of theme parks and cancellation of live events, all Bay Area residents are feeling the effects of COVID-19, even if few are experiencing its symptoms. Read more

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Kids and Choking Hazards

Posted on February 18, 2020 by Chris Bjorklund

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I’ve been babysitting a one-year-old and a three-year-old on a regular basis this year, so I’m constantly on the lookout for choking hazards. You’re probably familiar with the obvious ones like hot dogs, seeded grapes and marshmallows, but I was surprised when the children started coughing and choking on apple slices, french fries, and beans. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you can prevent choking by making sure your little ones sit up while eating and not giving them food while they’re in the car or stroller. Kids are still developing their swallowing skills up until they’re 24 months old, so keep this in mind when introducing solid foods. Read more

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