Category: Big Bear Lake

Feeling Down? Go For A Run

Fit Facts by George Mangum Fitness acts as an antidepressant. The powerful “feel-good” chemicals we have, like serotonin and noradrenaline, are released during fitness, thus combatting depression-driven issues. Unfortunately, what’s depressing are those who rely solely on meds when fitness…

Breastfeeding Support “BONUS Helpline” Launches

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Mothers who are having breastfeeding concerns, such as latching, milk supply, comfortable breastfeeding positions, and other breastfeeding questions, may now use the BONUS helpline that connects mothers to an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLCs)…

Persisting Pain? What Doctors Will Want to Know

By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – Pain is an inevitable part of life—many active people can break bones, pull tendons, sustain sprains, strain muscles and damage tissue—but that doesn’t mean the pain should linger too long after the original injury. In fact,…

The Genetics and Health Equation

By Staff Reports (DGIwire)  – Most people believe that their future health is dependent largely on their genetics.  Our genetic predispositions are indeed inherited from our parents and their parents and so on.  This is the reason that doctors ask for…

Are Your Kids Safe Kids?

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– April 24 is Safe Kids Day. Use this day as an opportunity for the whole family to review fire safety in the home. Teach children when to check smoke detectors and how often to change…