Health & Fitness

Dear Emmy: Would You Write a Column About Why Women Need Long-Term Care Insurance? I’d Like My Mother to Read That.
Health & Fitness, Opinion

Dear Emmy: Would You Write a Column About Why Women Need Long-Term Care Insurance? I’d Like My Mother to Read That.

  Gladly. Long-term care insurance is an incredibly important part of a person’s overall retirement plan – especially for women. Females, on average, live longer, have higher rates of disability and have fewer financial resources than men. Women are more likely than men to run out money in later life.* Lucky us. Women are commonly…

The Health Perks of Our National Parks
Health & Fitness, Lifestyle

The Health Perks of Our National Parks

  Most Americans agree that spending time outdoors can enhance their physical and mental health. A recent online survey, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Humana among over 2,000 US adults, reveals that Americans believe spending time outdoors can reduce stress (75 percent), benefit mental well-being (74 percent) and lead to living a longer,…

Say Cheese! How What You Eat Affects Your Smile
Health & Fitness

Say Cheese! How What You Eat Affects Your Smile

    Face it: We live in a selfie-centric society that, combined with our health-driven lifestyles, makes a smile more important today than it has been in the past. And while your smile speaks volumes to the world around you, it should also mean a lot to you since it can boost your self-esteem and…

How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain From Backpacks
Health & Fitness

How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain From Backpacks

    If you’re like most parents, you remember sending your kindergartener off to school with a backpack bigger than they were. While your child may be able to shoulder it, students are now weighed down more than ever by these cumbersome packs. Which is why, say experts, more kids than ever before are complaining…

Impact of Vision in Your Child’s Life
Health & Fitness

Impact of Vision in Your Child’s Life

  Just when you are getting used to having your children home for the summer, you realize – it’s already almost time to send them back to school. So you schedule appointments and check-ups, but one thing that often goes unchecked is a child’s vision. Did you know 80 percent of a child’s learning is…

West Nile Virus Present in San Gabriel Valley
Health & Fitness, News

West Nile Virus Present in San Gabriel Valley

    Mosquito samples collected from the cities of West Covina and Pomona have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This confirms that mosquitoes in the San Gabriel Valley are actively circulating the virus and people are at risk of being infected. These are the first WNV-positive mosquito samples collected this year within the…

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