Why do hospitals use color-coded scrubs?

Have you ever wondered if there is a rhyme or reason to the colored scrubs you see your medical caretakers wearing? Sure, it makes for a more colorful experience, but…

Gluten Free Diets – Fab or Fad?

Fad diets make me crazy. The Cookie Diet, the Werewolf diet (these are really a thing), the meat covered in meat and butter diet. They all make me cringe. My…

Top 10 Things You Can Do TODAY to Improve Your Health

I love a good “Top Ten” list. It’s probably because I’m an impatient reader (ok, probably an impatient human in general but I’m working on it) and have been known…

2017 Health Fair on April 27

The Southern California Lions Mobile Screening Unit pictured here is 38 feet long, 13 feet high, 8 1/2 feet wide and weighs 26,000 pounds. Doctors will offer free eye exams…

CIMC Hires New Nurse Practitioner to Start March 6

Nurse Practitioner Joseph “Joey” Mulevicz has accepted a permanent full time position in CIMC’s Medical Group Office and is available to see patients starting Monday March 6. Catalina Island Medical…

Osteoporosis is Topic for March 2 Library Talk

“I’m melting, I’m melting,” says the Wicked Witch of the West when Dorothy throws water on her in the film “Wizard of Oz”. I know I feel the same way…