Health & Fitness

Living Your Dream

Wellness guru and owner of the Oaks at Ojai tells her life story in her new book. Read story.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Ever-Evolving Health and Beauty

Evolutions Medical & Day Spa still offers noninvasive medical procedures and has expanded to include a full menu of day spa services as well. Read story.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Under Your Skin

Dr. Olga Aguilera’s latest creation is Argireline Facial Serum, which has results consistently compared to those of Botox. Read story.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Sucking in the Salt Cave

Inside Santa Barbara's new speleotherapy center, where dry, mineral rich air may cure what ails you. Read story.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Scanned for Life

In which I nervously get my heart checked for blockage with HealthWave's body-scanning device. Read story.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Trusting Strangers

Findings suggest that people are more selfish than altruistic. Read story.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Silver Linings

Literally from the time of my diagnosis, I became conscious of the need for optimism and began looking for (and finding!) silver linings. Read story.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Telling Your Kids You Have Cancer

Discussing cancer with your child is an emotionally charged situation; all too often, parents avoid discussing it. Read story.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Beating Breast Cancer

After being diagnosed, Santa Barbaran Hollye Jacobs started the Silver Pen blog to chronicle her battle and help others with breast cancer. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Avon Breast Cancer Walk

Santa Barbara hosts the Southern California event of the annual fundraiser, which also takes place in other cities throughout the country. Read story.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Feets of Fancy

Learning about forefoot running with Killer B Fitness. Read story.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Carrie Bissell Cares About Brain Injury Survivors

The new director of Jodi House, together with Cottage’s Rehabilitation Hospital and Coast Care Giver Resource Center, aims to help survivors. Read story.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Dense Breasts

The kind of personal breast exam that women are encouraged to perform every month is not sufficient to figure out one's density, according to Santa Barbara radiologist Judy Dean. Read story.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Ira Israel on Yoga, Meditation, and Happiness

The renowned teacher and psychotherapist will host his popular Yoga and Mindfulness for Authentic Relationships workshop on July 21. Read story.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Grapeseed Co.

The S.B.-based company specializing in vinotherapy skin-care products opens its second area shop. Read story.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
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