As health care costs continue to skyrocket, many people are searching for ways to keep coverage affordable. One way to do this is by taking advantage of an opportunity that allows eligible Americans the option of opening a health savings…
Marin Magazine - February 2011
Thanks to modern medicine, dangerous diseases such as polio have been all but eliminated from the Western hemisphere. Antibiotics have turned life-threatening illnesses into nuisance infections. But while researchers dream up cures for what ails us, new threats keep erupting.…
There’s an app for that! Recent years have seen an explosion of growth in the field of wireless medicine. New inventions include everything from digestible smart pills to implantable network devices to smart phone applications. Here’s a sampling of the…
A Seamless Switch Sally Metcalf of Mill Valley favors alternative medical treatments over conventional ones. So, for many years, she put her faith in an M.D. whose practice offered an integrative approach to patient care. “When I first started with…
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Many tourism destinations are far removed from conflict.
The perfect human?
MC Yogi and wife.
Small decorative additions make any house a home
Wine Country special events and tasty treats
Which local physicians made the coveted list?
Hundreds of guests attended the 34th annual Guide Dogs for the Blind festive holiday luncheon at the Westin St. Francis.
At the fifth annual Angel Lights Benefit, guests enjoyed live music, an auction and this season’s first lighting of the island’s angel light. The event, which was held at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Tiburon, supported the Angel Island Association and Angel Island State Park.
At the Conservatory of Flowers gala, guests bid on designer wreaths to benefit youth education programs.
At Marin Country Mart's Malia Mills swimwear location, designer Malia and her partner (and sister) Carol were on hand to celebrate the holiday season with clients and help them pick out the perfect swimsuit.
At a sold-out event, guests dined on chef Heidi Krahling's creations and enjoyed a concert by Michelle Schmitt to benefit Meals on Wheels of San Francisco. Proceeds from Schmitt's Christmas on Pine Mountain holiday CD benefits the charity.
At Jewelry by the Bay's holiday party guests were treated to wines by Louis Latour, special jewelry offerings and a raffle that included lucky winners Jan Waal and Arlene Miller.
The Seventh Annual Sudha Sale was recently held at the 23 Throckmorton in Mill Valley. The sale, which featured one-of-a-kind jewelry, scarves, and decorative items designed by Tiburon's Sudha Pennathur, benefited Bread and Roses and The Redwoods Retirement Community.
Bank of Marin president Russ Colombo was on hand at the Greenbrae branch to congratulate student photography competition winners.
A band of wives.
A Central Asian Gem where the people shine.
Three locals made mid-career shifts and aren’t looking back.