Talking Flu, Wellness and Holiday Health with The Hydration Room’s Dr. Florie

Cold and flu season is officially upon us, friends, and according to Dr. Brett Florie, D.O., M.D., and founder of The Hydration Room, it’s hitting harder and earlier than usual. But for Dr. Florie, a board-certified anesthesiologist who grew up in Newport Beach, a remedy might be one IV away. Dr. Florie started The Hydration Room…

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Newport Beach Trainer Launches Fearless Fitness Society

To meet Jessica Caruso, founder of Fearless Fitness Society, is to come face-to-face with the human embodiment of physical motivation. Her energy is boundless, her expertise is unmatched and her genuine desire to enhance the health and wellness of all those she trains is, in a word, awesome. (Oh and if you’ve ever taken a…

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Connect at Hoag for Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Whoever said you can’t get anything worthwhile for free didn’t know about the upcoming Hoag event, “De Mystifying the Breast Cancer Experience” at Hoag Hospital, which also happens to fall on the first week of October, otherwise known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign organized to…

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Beach Eats: Homemade Pasta and Tomatoes

It might seem a little strange to be hawking a pasta recipe on a Sunday that’s such a scorcher, the only thing acceptable to eat should be ice cubes. Except once the summer sun melts and the nighttime cool(ish) descends, there’s still dinner to be made and this recipe is a winner. The tomatoes were…

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Beach Eats Recipe #1: Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts have recently made something of a turnaround. No longer are they the evil stepmother of summer vegetables; now, they’re chic, trendy, appearing on menus as coveted items to enjoy. This particular Brussels sprout dish is aromatic yet light and summer fresh, and uses Brussels sprouts procured from the farmers’ market at Newport Pier.…

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