Fruit Juices Can Affect Your Medications

Fruit Juices Can Affect Your Medications

Here’s something to contemplate over your morning fruit juice. A few years back, doctors discovered the “grapefruit effect”—the fact that drinking grapefruit juice affects the way certain blood pressure medications work. Doctors have since found that...
Bridging the Generation Gap

Bridging the Generation Gap

As technology has launched us into the industrial age, fewer families care for the elderly and disabled in their homes and more opt for professional long term care in a skilled nursing facility. As a result, many of these aging and challenged members of society have...
Sierra Nevada Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog

Sierra Nevada Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog

When we think of frogs we tend to think of warm summer nights and the sound of their croaking song. The Sierra Nevada Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog however prefers the cooler glaciated ponds and elevations above 6000 feet. This high mountain hopper makes it home in wet...
The Moon Light Fire

The Moon Light Fire

A Mountain Valley Healing   On Sept. 3 2007 I stood on my porch in Westwood, Ca and watched as flames crawled over the mountain into Moonlight Valley. Over the next several days, news media flocked to our small mountain community as those few flames grew into the...