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Kelvin Yu — His Second Life

August 10, 2017 4:32 pm Published by Comments Off on Kelvin Yu — His Second Life

Kelvin Yu thought it was just an ordinary day. He went to his job as a Project Manager at Kaiser Engineers, left his office, and set out for a lunchtime walk around Lake Merritt. He had no idea that within...


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Can Runners Donate Blood?

August 2, 2017 6:23 pm Published by Comments Off on Can Runners Donate Blood?

Our donors generously give their time and blood to help save lives, so it’s no surprise that they care about health. As such, we often encounter questions about donating blood and running (particularly donating while training for a race like...


World Cancer Day

“We Can. I Can.” World Cancer Day 2017

February 1, 2017 12:29 am Published by Comments Off on “We Can. I Can.” World Cancer Day 2017

This Saturday, February 4, is World Cancer Day – an annual global event that aims to unite the world against cancer. Its goal is to raise awareness of the devastating disease, educating the global population “while pressing governments and individuals...


Happy Thanksgiving

Five Healthy Recipes to Lighten Up Your Thanksgiving Meal

November 22, 2016 10:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Five Healthy Recipes to Lighten Up Your Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family, but mostly for food! While Thanksgiving dinner is a well-deserved indulgence, some might be looking for ways to make their meals a little healthier. But just because you want to stay healthy,...