The Ultimate Birth Control Comparison Guide

Choosing a birth control method is an important—and very personal—decision. Having thorough, accurate information at your fingertips is essential. Here you’ll find a detailed comparison of the most popular types of contraception available. For additional questions, particularly those related to your unique health history… read more >

Doctor Fights Diabetes on His Bike

On September 27, One Medical provider Dan Garfinkel, MD, joined hundreds of other cyclists in the 2014 Washington DC Tour de Cure, raising awareness and funds for diabetes research, education, and advocacy. According to the American Diabetes Association, over nine percent of the population… read more >

Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat for Losing Weight

Most diets fail in the long run. Whatever diet you choose, you’ll probably lose some pounds, but they come right back once you stop the diet and resume your normal eating habits. For this reason, health care providers here at One Medical emphasize a… read more >

6 Tips for Staying Healthy in an Open Office

Teamwork is a beautiful thing…until it makes you sick. According to a recent University of Arizona study, it took just four hours for the germs on a contaminated workplace door to spread to the work surfaces and hands of half the employees in the… read more >

7 Reasons to Love IUDs

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are gaining in popularity in the U.S.—and for good reason. They’re an effective, long-lasting, and low-maintenance way to prevent pregnancy. An IUD is a small T-shaped birth control device that is inserted into a woman’s uterus by her health care provider…. read more >

10 Tips to Overcome Motion Sickness

If traveling by car, train, plane, or boat makes you queasy, there’s good news: Not only can you take steps to stop motion sickness before it starts, you may actually be able to conquer it for good. Motion sickness is caused by incongruence in… read more >

Treating Anxiety with Mind-Body Medicine

Anxiety—it’s one of the top reasons for doctor visits today. And it’s no surprise given the constant pressure we place on ourselves. That’s why it’s important to equip yourself with practical ways to ease chronic anxiety. We’ve highlighted many in the past, including mindfulness… read more >