The Powerful Impact of Music on Memory CareAs you search for the best community for your loved one who requires senior living or Alzheimer’s care, be sure to seek out memory care. Memory care involves many techniques that can keep your loved one happier and healthier. Even when our cognitive faculties begin to go, we retain the ability to feel joy – and we often can get that experience from music. Music can help people living with dementia access memories, emotions and connections that are difficult for them to grasp otherwise.
Roberta Teams Up With Warriors For New Community Service ProjectRecently, Roberta Gonzales joins Warriors Guard Brandon Rush, Kaiser Permanente and Playworks for a “Get Fit Time-Out.”
American Pharmaceutical Group Distances Itself From Turing After Drug Price HikeA major pharmaceutical research group has distanced itself from the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals after the company dramatically increased the price of a popular drug.
Judge Upholds Berkeley Cellphone Ordinance To Warn Customers About RadiationA federal judge has mostly upheld a new Berkeley ordinance that requires cellphone sellers to warn customers about keeping their cellphones too close to their bodies.
5,000 Percent Increase In Popular Drug Prompts Protests From SpecialistsA dramatic overnight price increase for a decades old drug developed by a Hayward company has prompted protests from infectious disease specialists.
Valley Fire Smoke Prompts Health Warning In Napa CountyNapa County officials Sunday warned residents in the north part of the county that smoke from the Valley Fire may be a health hazard.
Marin Public School District Becomes First In U.S. To Serve All Organic, Non-GMO MealsThe Sausalito Marin City School District became the first school district in the nation Thursday to serve only organic and non-GMO meals, according to a nonprofit that helped launch a pilot program in the district in 2013.
Bill Would Raise California Cigarette Tax By $2 Per PackA bill to raise California's cigarette tax by $2 per pack was introduced Wednesday in the state Senate, a hike that supporters say would curb smoking deaths and critics argue would place an unnecessary burden on consumers and small businesses.
High Risk Of Tick-Borne Diseases Found In San Francisco Bay AreaSan Francisco Bay Area's trails and open space hold a higher risk of tick-borne disease than previously thought.
Growing Evidence Suggests Endurance Athletes Are Pushing Hearts To The Breaking PointThey may look like the fittest of the fit, but there are increasing signs that some endurance athletes are destroying their hearts by pushing them too hard.
2nd Yosemite Tourist Investigated For Possible Case Of PlagueCalifornia health officials are investigating another possible case of plague in a tourist from Georgia who fell ill after visiting Yosemite National Park, the second case in less than a month.
Treatment-Resistant Lice Found In California, 24 Other StatesA new study finds that lice in at least 25 states have developed resistance to an ingredient found in over-the-counter remedies that are widely recommended by doctors and school officials.