Marin Magazine - February 2011

Health Savings Accounts

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…

The Fastest Growing Health Concerns

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.…

Wireless Medicine

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…

How to Change a Physician

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…

Angel Lights Benefit - Fifth Annual

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.

Marin Country Mart's Malia Mills

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.

Meals on Wheels of San Francisco

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.

Jewelry by the Bay's Holiday Party

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.

Sudha Sale

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.