Some Day

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Some Day

Someday I’m going to go on a Safari or ride a horse on the beach or learn to speak Italian. When is someday? What does someday look like? Why do we even have to wait for someday? There are no guarantees in life that we will be around when someday eventually shows up or even […]

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C Style: The Final Touch Means So Much

As I scroll through Instagram, often what catches my eye in that fleeting moment and makes me stop to admire is attention to detail. Even in a split second, the care and detail someone has put into their space breaks through the clutter and makes a strong impression. It may not be obvious at first […]

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Which Sunscreen Should I Use, Doc?

It’s been my mantra as a professional to remind everyone to wear sunscreen and to stay sun-safe. UV radiation is a direct cause of DNA mutations that lead to skin cancer. You can imagine my surprise when Neutrogena™ voluntarily recalled five aerosol sunscreens last month due to carcinogen contaminants. I had to take pause for […]

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SoCal Sinus

Helping patients with chronic sinus and nasal issues This year many of us are still home more than we used to be, and we are still trying to get outside for fresh air and to exercise. Yet that can wreak havoc on our allergies and sinuses. Dr. Alen N. Cohen, MD, FACS, FARS, Director and […]

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Ask the Pharmacist: Sept/Oct 2021

Q: Can getting a flu shot help protect me against COVID-19? A: Something that medical professionals continually emphasized since the onset of the current pandemic is that COVID-19 and the flu are not the same illness. Although they may shsare a few similar symptoms—such as coughing, fever, and fatigue–they are caused by different viruses.

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Don’t Wait

A Message for the High Holy Days By Rabbi Paul KipnesCongregation Or Ami, Calabasas Meet 88-year-old Murray, an astounding man. Quiet, sometimes reserved, Murray became my father-in-law 31 years ago, when God softly whispered to me, “Don’t wait.” I confess I didn’t appreciate him fully until recently. Murray grew up in Brooklyn as the only […]

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Courtyard Pharmacy

Greta Goldshtein and Courtyard Pharmacy have been part of the Calabasas community since 2019 and have been gaining a following for their commitment to patient care and service that goes beyond the ordinary. The community witnessed this directly when the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was extended to young teens. Teens and their parents flocked in droves to […]

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What You Should Know About Prostate Cancer

What is prostate cancer?Prostate cancer develops in the prostate, a small walnut- shaped gland that’s part of a man’s reproductive system. The prostate gland makes fluid that mixes with semen during ejaculation to help protect sperm and keeps it healthy for conception and pregnancy. How common is prostate cancer?About one in eight men will receive […]

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Cancer Support Community Provides Just That

With few, if any, symptoms during early stages, prostate cancer can advance without detection, with a diagnosis affecting one in eight men and killing one in 41 men each year. Screening and early detection is essential, leading to effective management. Men with a family history of prostate cancer or BRCA 1 or 2 gene mutations […]

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Spotlight: Dr. Robert Princenthal at RadNet

NORMALIZING THE MAN-O-GRAM Did you know that prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men? According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Currently, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, and yet, success rates for […]

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THE Foundation for LVUSD

Supports the School District Through Virtual Events By Nicola Galassi, Board Member: THE Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools and LVUSD Parent Volunteer No one could have predicted this unprecedented and historic year. As the Las Virgenes School District (LVUSD) was coming out of a year of budget cuts in 2019, the pandemic hit families, students, […]

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Post-Pandemic Anxiety in Children

The Uncharted Road to Normalcy Families across the U.S. hunkered down during the COVID-19 pandemic, taking on distance learning, working from home, and surviving life together around the clock. Children today are stressed on so many levels: challenged socially, academically, having to cope with physical changes, the influences of social media, and trying to fit […]

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