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What Is Fear?

Are you heading to a haunted house to get the wits scared out of you this Halloween? Or does the mere thought cause you to feel anxious instead of exhilarated? No matter which camp you fall into, you may have wondered why some people… read more >

Quirky Questions: Do birth control pills work like Plan B?

Question: To prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex, can I take several birth control pills at once instead of the morning-after pill? Answer: With very effective emergency contraception (Plan B One-Step) so readily available, typical oral contraceptive pills aren’t the preferred option to prevent pregnancy… read more >

Before You Pop a Viagra: 7 Natural ED Remedies

It’s the truth: You reach a certain age where having sex isn’t as easy or satisfying as it used to be. Many factors can contribute to erectile dysfunction (ED)—anything from smoking to cardiovascular disease to general stress—and you shouldn’t be shy about discussing any… read more >

What You Need to Know About Ebola

With the recent identification of cases here in the United States, Ebola continues to dominate world headlines. The Ebola outbreak is concentrated in the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, and has been contained in Nigeria. To date, the US has… read more >

Find Natural Relief from Your UTI

Did you know that urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for over 8 million doctors visits per year in the US? UTIs can range from an uncomfortable nuisance to a serious infection if not properly treated. One Medical provider Shilpi Agarwal, MD, gives us the… read more >

8 Ways to Stay Sane on the New York City Subway

According to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, over 1.6 billion people took the New York City subway in 2011, making it one of the top 10 busiest subway systems in the world. While the public transportation system is one of the greatest perks of living… read more >

How to Stay Healthy in Your Car

Like many Angelinos, you probably spend hours every week in your car. And like many Angelinos, you’re probably unaware of the health issues sitting in a cramped car could be causing. One Medical provider Shilpi Agarwal, MD, is no stranger to soldiering through the infamous Los… read more >