A Picture of Health

WEB EXCLUSIVEThe Best Medicine
October 2010

WEB EXCLUSIVEThe Best Medicine

He may not actually be funny himself, but for the past two decades, Dr. Steven Sultanoff has been an evangelist for therapeutic laughter.

The California Cure Future of Medical Care
October 2009

The California Cure Future of Medical Care

See what health care will look like beyond its current crossroads: more personal responsibility; tailored medical treatments and pharmacological therapies; years of looking younger longer; and the import of recent clinical trials.

The California Cure Personal Stories
October 2009

The California Cure Personal Stories

Every disease and the patient it affects has a story to tell. Here are five amazing tales of perseverance and triumph, from misdiagnosis and living with chronic illness to elusive sleep and a headache that simply won't go away.

The California Cure Innovators
October 2009

The California Cure Innovators

The world is on the cusp of an amazing medical revolution. Here's an overview of the game changers of the field—the men and women who are blazing new directions in dealing with age-old medical issues.

The California Cure The Land of Sunshine
October 2009

The California Cure The Land of Sunshine

Sure, L.A. is the City of Angels, but did you know it's also the wellness capital of the U.S.? Travel back to 1886, when William Wiggins came here to shake off tuberculosis...and spent the next 36 years extolling the curative powers of our city.

Every Day Is a Winding Road Sheryl Crow
October 2009

Every Day Is a Winding Road Sheryl Crow

The Grammy winner has learned to take life’s turns as they come—and finds well-being is the destination. Hear her story in her own words

In Treatment
October 2009

In Treatment

The chilled-out, aesthetics-obsessed mentality of spa culture is a natural fit for L.A. But bliss and beauty only go so far, so we eschew the froufrou in favor of 20 treatments that not only relax and beautify but provide the proven benefits of wellness.

The Worried Well
October 2008

The Worried Well

Dr. Judith Reichman guides Los Angelenos through the latest diagnostic medical tests and their effects on your health.

A Stroke in Prime Time
September 2008

A Stroke in Prime Time

At the age of 44, screenwriter Ronnie Wenker-Konner suffered a major stroke—and recovered to tell the tale.