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 October 2014

October 2014

 

October 2014, Volume 10, Number 1

October Features

Doctors Doing Their Best

by Linda Childers

As residents of the East Bay, we not only live in a beautiful and diverse area, but we also have access to some of the nation’s top-ranked physicians. Yet even drawing from a large pool of...

Best Doctors in the East Bay

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The roster of the East Bay's best practitioners as presented by Best Doctors in America, Inc.

Alameda Health System Changes the Landscape

by Steven Tavares

The hospital landscape in Alameda County looks very different these days.

Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter on a Good Death

by Nate Gartrell

Jessica Nutik Zitter, M.D., is an attending physician at Alameda Health System’s Highland Hospital in Oakland and specializes in palliative care. But to the world she’s known as an expert on...

October Departments

Doctors Doing Their Best

by Linda Childers

As residents of the East Bay, we not only live in a beautiful and diverse area, but we also have access to some of the nation’s top-ranked physicians. Yet even drawing from a large pool of...

Best Doctors in the East Bay

The roster of the East Bay's best practitioners as presented by Best Doctors in America, Inc.

Alameda Health System Changes the Landscape

by Steven Tavares

The hospital landscape in Alameda County looks very different these days.

Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter on a Good Death

by Nate Gartrell

Jessica Nutik Zitter, M.D., is an attending physician at Alameda Health System’s Highland Hospital in Oakland and specializes in palliative care. But to the world she’s known as an expert on...

Early Intervention Important for Hearing Loss

by Sarah Phelan

Gerry Litton and his wife, Carol, live in Oakland with six cats—and one other fuzzy addition that has crept into Litton’s life over the years: hearing loss.

Standing Desks Ease Some Back Pain

by Mike Rosen-Molina

Berkeley graphic designer Jessica Greenwalt, 28, was worried about mounting pains in her wrist and shoulder from hunching over a tablet all day. When she heard about standing desks, she thought she...

The Trouble With Mercury Fillings

by Kate Madden Yee

If you’ve ever had a dental filling, chances are you’ve got some mercury in your mouth. Those so-called silver fillings are a mixture of liquid elemental mercury and powdered silver, tin,...

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