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Stories by Laurie Edwards-Tate

Since 1984, Laurie Edwards-Tate has served as President and Founder of At Your Home Familycare, a non-medical Home Care Aide Organization, serving seniors, disabled, infirm and children. Laurie is Board of Director 2018 (elected), Palomar Health; Executive Board Member; Chair Board Human Resources Committee; Member of Audits & Compliance Committee; Community Relations Committee.

Purple Reign: Healthy grilled eggplant for a summer cookout

SAN DIEGO: A member of the nightshade family, the eggplant is related to both the tomato and potato and is used as a vegetable.  Profusely purple eggplant is common in North America and is healthy and delicious. Its rich, savory flavor makes it a perfect substitute in dishes like eggplant parmesan (instead of chicken), diced for ...

What you need to know about skin cancer this summer

SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2018– Americans delight in the abundance of outdoor activities they have access to in the summer months. However, with all that sun, comes some serious risks. Learning some beneficial tips can possibly help you to impede skin cancer this season. SKIN CANCER IS THE MOST PREVALENT FORM OF CANCER One in ...

Celebrate Independence Day with a berry flag cake (Recipe)

Show your patriotism this Fourth of July with a berry flag cake! Adorned with fresh organic blueberries, strawberries and raspberries, and made with healthy ingredients, guests will certainly salute the hostess who adorns the dessert table with the United States’ symbol of freedom.

The suicide of Kate Spade highlights a growing epidemic

Hearing about the suicide of beautiful, creative and successful 55-year-old Kate Spade, known for her creative handbags and other colorful accessories, was truly shocking. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death and we need to talk about it.

Remembering America’s fallen heroes on Memorial Day

SAN DIEGO, May 22, 2018 — The United States will honor those who served and gave their life protecting this great nation on Memorial Day, Monday May 28, 2018. Origins of Memorial Day observances Memorial Day originally known as Decoration Day, it was first celebrated in 1868 following the end of the Civil War, as ...

Beyond the stigma: Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness month and was first observed in 1949. Throughout the month of May, millions of Americans will participate in celebrations, events, walks and more which highlight the importance of mental health while helping to reduce any stigmas that create barriers to diagnosis and treatment. 

Give peas a chance: A healthy split pea soup recipe

Fresh green peas are easily found in grocery stores and farmers markets. Dried peas are budget-friendly and readily available year-round. Either way, split pea soup is a healthyand delicious lunch or dinner treat.

Easy to make and healthy: Easter Pear Custard Pie

Serving Pear Custard Pie will certainly become an Eastertime favorite. The recipe is simple, may be made the day before and refrigerated. Make it super easy and use a pre-made store bought pie crust.