What to expect when the unexpected happens

Brea City Fire Department Battalion Chief Adrian Montoya describes exactly how 9-1-1 emergency calls are handled by first-responders and what callers should expect.

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Non-dairy creamers: Too much of a good thing

What are the ingredients in the various forms of non-dairy creamers, and which are healthiest? Larry Santora, M.D., reviews your choices and exactly how much non-dairy creamer you should add to each cup.

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Good chiropractic health

Mike N. Milinkovic, DC, a chiropractor with GEO Chiropractic Clinic in San Marino, Calif., describes when to seek chiropractic treatment and what to expect from your appointment.

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Water, water everywhere, but what’s the best to drink?

Designer waters have flooded the market, but does that mean good ol’ tap water isn’t providing you with the nutrients you need? Larry Santora, M.D., and Heidi Cortese explain which waters are the best and whether bottled water is worth the cost.

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Research: Bone health study

Frederic Caporaso, Ph.D., professor of food science, and Frank Frisch, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences, discuss their Chapman University Bone Health study.


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Facts and myths about breast implants

Plastic surgeon Ivan Turpin, M.D., showcases various types of breast implants and explains breast augmentation surgery.

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A family’s journey with autism

Bill Murphy, M.D., and wife Jerrine Murphy, R.N., a board-certified behavioral analyst, share their story about raising twins with autism.

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The arguments for and against the HPV vaccine

Larry Santora, M.D., and Heidi Cortese explain who should get the Gardasil HPV vaccine and why. The vaccine — for girls and young women ages 9 to 26 — guards against certain forms of the human papilloma virus, which may cause genital warts or cervical cancer.

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External counterpulsation instead of bypass surgery

External counterpulsation — which requires no surgery — is a potential alternative for patients who might have previously gone to the operating room for a heart bypass. Larry Santora, M.D., and Heidi Cortese explain and demonstrate the external counterpulsation procedure.

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You need more vitamin D

Vitamin D is vital for good health, but many of us do not get enough of it naturally. Larry Santora, M.D., and Heidi Cortese discuss why a daily dose is so important.

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