Surviving Rattlesnake Season

By Jorge Rubal, CEO & Medical Director,  Laguna Beach Community Clinic   If you haven’t come across a rattlesnake while hiking on our local trails, walking your dog, or tending your garden, then no doubt you’ve seen alarming rattlesnake posts on social media. The good news is that death by rattlesnake is extremely rare. Here’s…

Ready for Baby!

By Jorge Rubal M.D. CEO and Medical Director of Laguna Beach Community Clinic As a father to a newborn myself, we have recently lived through the preparation needed to be ready for a new addition to the family. With so many fancy (and expensive) gadgets on the market, it can be overwhelming to decide what…

Holiday Blues

By Jorge Rubal, CEO & Medical Director, Laguna Beach Community Clinic As we head into the holiday season, some people may immediately have thoughts of joy, family, and positive change. However, with Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year all coming up quickly, for many people this may also trigger symptoms of anxiety and depression to…