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Take Some Time to Take Care of Yourself

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

We’ve all been dealing with COVID-19 for several months now, and as cases begin to mount again, I’ve been thinking a lot about an interesting conversation I had with my oncologist. First, I have to say those are two words you never want to use together: “my oncologist.” Just about two years ago, I was […]

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The Art of Perfecting the Single-Leg Glute Bridge

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Art of Perfecting the Single-Leg Glute Bridge

Doing glute bridges is a great way to work out your backside, which is important for the overall strength of your body. Also, if you are looking to firm up your booty, doing this exercise is a must. However, doing just single-leg glute bridges could be even better for you than doing them with both […]

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Final Phases of Civita Park Include Four Acres of Playgrounds, Picnic Areas and Gardens

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
Final Phases of Civita Park Include Four Acres of  Playgrounds, Picnic Areas and Gardens

The final phases of Civita Park are complete and have opened to the public, adding approximately four acres of colorful playgrounds, game areas, ornamental gardens and open lawns to the 14.3-acre park, which is the largest park in Mission Valley.   Highlights include: ?      Two playgrounds, one for children two-to-five years of age, and the other […]

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The Packaging May be Deceiving

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Packaging May be Deceiving

We all know, over the last several months that there has been a shortage of hand sanitizers and wipes on the market.  All of us have gone to various stores where the shelves are bare with no timeline on when we will see this change. So, it’s understandable that if we see sanitizing wipes on […]

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All About Hydration: Why You Should Drink More Water

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
All About Hydration: Why You Should Drink More Water

Did you know that there’s something incredibly simple you can do each day to increase your mobility, improve your metabolism and digestion, better the appearance of your skin as well as help you to feel more energized? It’s proper hydration, folks. Hydration is the key to feeling great, staying well and giving your body what […]

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Turning Up the Intensity in Your Summer Fitness Routine

| August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

As the heat waves of summer roll through, exercising (especially outdoors) can be quite challenging. When the barometer spikes up, it is a natural tendency to sideline your exercise routine and replace it with more cooling activities like lounging at the pool, shopping at an indoor mall or watching movies in an air conditioned home. […]

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Father Joe’s Villages Offers First-Glance Tours of Affordable Housing Project

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages Offers First-Glance Tours of Affordable Housing Project

In January, Father Joe’s Villages broke ground for its first affordable housing project of 2020, Benson Place. Representatives for the organization announced that Benson Place will be completed and move-in ready in August 2020. The South San Diego housing community will be the first of Father Joe’s Villages’ Turning the Key initiative to house people […]

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Cherishing Freedom and Embracing Re-opening

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

By J. Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills BID and Owner Team D&B at One Mission Realty Freedom comes in many forms. We may even forget we have until it is taken or altered in some way. Wearing a mask, the limitations placed on businesses, and altering our daily lives, can feel like an assault on […]

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The Benefits of Grip Strength

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

In middle-aged and elderly people, grip strength consistently predicts mortality risk from all causes, doing an even better job than blood pressure. In older people, grip strength predicts all-cause mortality even when controlling for disease status, inflammatory load, depression, nutritional status, and inactivity. Grip strength requires fitness and fitness is a disease and aging fighter. Poor grip strength […]

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Acting Fast to Flatten the Curve: Rady Children’s Success Story

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Acting Fast to Flatten the Curve: Rady Children’s Success Story

By Duane Cameron In mid-March, as our country, and the world, was dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it was clear to Dr. Patrick A. Frias, president & CEO of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, that they were facing an unprecedented challenge. Cases of COVID-19 were rising in San Diego County, requiring the hospital to enact strict […]

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