[Sponsored] For the 38th year in a row, the Santa Cruz County Human Race Walkathon and Fun Run is back in action with 125 teams powering this crowd-sourced fundraising extravaganza. Hosted by the fabulous folks at the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County, this event has grown into the most successful Human Race in California. Not…
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Chocolate is loaded with flavonoid antioxidants—more than green tea, red wine, or an apple. This justification alone seems to defend the private euphoria of a square (or entire bar) here and there, right?
Katherine Reid, Ph.D. is a biochemist and founder of the nonprofit organization Unblind My Mind, whose mission is to raise awareness about what’s in our food, and how it might contribute to the diseases plaguing Americans.
Dr.Motyka is able to spend more than 15 minutes with each patient through monthly subscriptions that provide unlimited time and her cell phone number.
The tattoo-covered young man on my left is afraid of needles. With a genuine seriousness on his inked face, his polite trepidation sends a ripple of laughter around the living room, where nine of us lounge on chairs and couches.
Standing as straight as possible in Dr. Michelle Bean’s chiropractic office at the Santa Cruz Chi Center, I’m surprised to hear the following: my right shoulder slopes lower than my left and my head and neck tilt a bit in the opposite direction.
On a recent layover in Chicago, I found myself standing in the smoothie line at the airport, dazed, jet-lagged, and craving kale. Or anything green. I’d been away from California too long.
I haven’t even known Fred Reiss for a full minute, and I’m running my hands through his hair. To my surprise, it really is “baby soft.” And with a mind of its own, like dandelion fluff drifting atop his six-foot frame. If it wasn’t attached, it would surely float away.
One drink to remember, another to forget. And the next thing you know, you’re waking up on a floor somewhere at 2 p.m., with a crinkled Taco Bell wrapper in your pocket and no recollection of how it or you got there.
On a recent Friday afternoon, I sat inside Luma Yoga in downtown Santa Cruz, waiting for a busload of six to nine-year-olds to arrive from Santa Cruz Montessori school; a field trip to practice mindfulness through yoga.