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How to Deal with a Cancer Diagnosis

Hearing the words “It’s cancer” invariably ushers a patient on a life-altering and unfamiliar journey… and the first days following a diagnosis can be particularly confusing and emotional. We asked One Medical physician Longhang Nguyen, MD and care coordinator Shawn Casey from One Medical’s… read more >

Customer Spotlight – B&N Industries

If the wall display in a store has ever caught your eye, chances are B&N Industries had something to do with it. B&N Industries—a Burlingame, CA-based designer and manufacturer of products and systems for the retail, architectural, and consumer industries—is committed to “re-thinking common and mundane… read more >

10 Tips for Staying Healthy at Burning Man

Next month, nearly 70,000 people from around the world will converge in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for Burning Man, a weeklong event dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. Over the course of a few days, the empty desert (or “playa”) will be transformed… read more >

Don’t Let Your iPad Ruin Your Sleep

We live in an age where we’re constantly plugged in, whether it’s via a laptop, smartphone, tablet, or other device. While the benefits of easy communication and access to a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips are innumerable, technology comes with its price. Beyond… read more >

Does Hydrogen Peroxide Cure Bacterial Vaginosis?

If you’ve ever turned to Google for an answer to your health woes, you’ve likely run into a fair share of “surefire” home remedies. For the countless women who experience vaginal discharge, bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a common diagnosis—it’s responsible for half the cases of… read more >

What is Lyme Disease?

In the 1970s, there was an epidemic of arthritis, often preceded by a strange, expanding red rash, occurring primarily in children in and around Lyme, CT. The cause of this “Lyme arthritis” was a mystery until investigators discovered that these children had been infected… read more >

I’ve Been Bitten By a Tick! What Do I Do?

More than a dozen tick-borne diseases from a variety of ticks have been identified in the US alone. Some you’ve heard of—Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever—while some are less familiar—babesiosis, anaplasmosis, and Heartland virus. The most common is Lyme disease, caused by… read more >