Category Archives: Health and Fitness

Where and how to get great exercise around the Monterey Bay

In-Shape: Salinas West

In-Shape: Salinas West Reviews Salinas 1040 N. Davis Road Average Rating: 3.5 out of 5 (11 Reviews) Review by Jaime D.i seriously was so offended to find out that they wanted to charge me a 0 initiation fee!!! aside from a monthly fee! i have never heard of such a…Rating: 1 Review by Juan C.This […]

Salinas Back Pain, Neck Pain & Headache Relief Center

Salinas Back Pain, Neck Pain & Headache Relief Center Reviews Salinas 17 E San Joaquin St Average Rating: 5 out of 5 (5 Reviews) Review by Kaveh H.I started to have really bad Low Back Pain and Tailbone Pain after falling while roller blading in the 5th grade. I also had been suffering with Asthma…Rating: […]


ComFOOT SPA Reviews Monterey 500 Polk St Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (47 Reviews) Review by Kevin M.This was not our first foot massage experience, but definitely the most disappointing. We’ve frequented random places around SF and Oakland and we have our…Rating: 1 Review by Daniel W.Went here on 2/27/13 and it was a […]

Salinas Valley Imaging Center

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Salinas Valley Imaging Center Reviews Salinas 559 Abbott St Average Rating: 4 out of 5 (4 Reviews) Review by Bruce C.I needed a chest x-ray and wanted to go to a facility that was contracted with my insurance carrier, Anthem Blue Cross. The provider list that the insurance…Rating: 5 Review by Alice G.Living in Salinas, […]

Well Within Spa

Well Within Spa Reviews Santa Cruz 417 Cedar St Average Rating: 4 out of 5 (149 Reviews) Review by Rayna B.Okay: I still love this place, but recently I’ve had some experiences that have lead me to lower my rating by one star. Cleanliness, ambience, and all…Rating: 4 Review by Jonathon E.Had a very comfortable […]

Franklin Peter E MD

Franklin Peter E MD Reviews Monterey 550 Camino El Estero Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (11 Reviews) Review by Danny K.Dr. Franklin has had an immeasurable impact on my family and me, providing care for regular check-ups and potentially life-threatening ailments (and…Rating: 5 Review by diane q.I decided that I needed a family practice […]

Losing sleep, gaining weight

It’s a condition of our modern lifestyle, researchers say. We spend long hours in front of computers and televisions. We work early in the morning and late at night. We get jet lag. And we can’t figure out why we can’t lose weight. There may be a connection, say researchers. Food

B-vitamins may boost energy

An elder citizen seeking more energy writes: “Can (vitamin) B-12 taken orally be effective (for more energy) or must other B-vitamins be included?” Here is the long answer to your short question. B-vitamins taken orally (in food or supplements) can indeed be effective for energy production. Food