Health Notes for September 21, 2017

Dinner, auction to benefit hospice The 18th annual Art Auction at Karmére Winery and Vineyards … Read more

For hospice care, there’s no need to wait for the ‘brink of death’

A few weeks ago, Kathy Brandt’s 86-year-old mother was hospitalized in Florida after a fall. … Read more

Weeding out serotonin disruptors

"I ain't left this little room … tryna concentrate to breathe, cause this piff [weed] … Read more

Health Notes for September 14, 2017

Annual golf tournament to raise funds for depression The 16th annual Rick Bergstrom Tent Classic … Read more

Calaveras Children’s Dental Project celebrates 20 years

The Calaveras Children’s Dental Project is beginning its 20th year of providing preventive dental services … Read more

Center for Wound Care recognized with national award

Staff from Adventist Health Sonora’s Center for Wound Care celebrated the center’s receipt of the … Read more

How to prevent and treat dog bites

In the 1976 film, “The Pink Panther Strikes Again,” Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers) checks into … Read more

Health Notes for September 7, 2017

NAMI of Tuolumne County meets today National Alliance on Mental Illness will meet at 6 … Read more

Don’t let job stress weigh you down

In the “I Love Lucy” episode “Job Switching,” Lucy and Ethel take a job in … Read more

Health Notes for August 31, 2017

Support offered to visually impaired The Visually Impaired Persons support group meets from 10 to … Read more

Free senior wellness program offered by Adventist Health Sonora

Adventist Health Sonora offers seniors 65 and older in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties a free … Read more

Doctor of family medicine joins the Adventist Health Sonora team

Dr. Michael Portillo has joined Adventist Health Sonora as a doctor of family medicine. He … Read more

Health Notes for August 24, 2017

Fitness classes offered The Murphys Senior Center offers free fitness programs including Zumba and aerobics. … Read more

Tattoos may limit the ability to sweat

A small study suggests that skin tattoos may hinder the ability to sweat, raising concerns … Read more

Prozac nation is now the United States of Ativan

This past winter, Sarah Fader, a 37-year-old social media consultant in Brooklyn who has generalized … Read more

Health Notes for August 10, 2017

Freedom from smoking class begins in August Adventist Health Sonora will offer the American Lung … Read more

Why carrots should be in your crisper

The main selling point for carrots has been how they protect eyesight. However, Kate Zeratsky, … Read more

Health Notes for Aug. 3, 2017

NAMI meets today in Sonora NAMI Tuolumne County members will meet at 6 p.m. today … Read more

Sonora Police Department wins Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Award

By now, pretty much everyone knows that breastfeeding is healthy and important for babies, and … Read more

Hematologist-oncologist joins Adventist Health Sonora Cancer Center

Yousef Khelfa, M.D., doctor of hematology and oncology and fellow of the American College of … Read more

Health Notes for July 27, 2017

Red Cross seeks ‘heroes’ The American Red Cross is seeking nominations of people who have … Read more

Drinking during pregnancy can affect generations

“Prevenge,” a 2016 movie written, directed and starring Brit cult favorite Alice Lowe, is about … Read more

What not to eat when you plan on flying

In the often-hilarious 2006 movie “Snakes on a Plane” you discover just how tough it … Read more

Health Notes for July 20, 2017

Meals & Wheels for Meals on Wheels set Tickets are on sale now for the … Read more

Your credit score soon will get a buffer from medical-debt wrecks

For many consumers, an unexpected health care calamity can quickly burgeon into a financial calamity. … Read more

Aspirin to lower diabetes and breast cancer risk

On an episode of "Friends," Phoebe thanks Monica for the pills that cured her headache … Read more

Health Notes for July 13, 2017

Mark Twain HCD seeks director The Mark Twain Health Care District is seeking candidates to … Read more

Study looks at the harm of antibiotics

One out of 5 patients who received antibiotics while in the hospital experienced an adverse … Read more

Friendship a powerful influence on health

The most memorable version of the song “That’s What Friends Are For” was sung by … Read more

Sonora Regional Medical Center renamed; mission statement expanded

Sonora Regional Medical Center has a new name — Adventist Health Sonora. According to a … Read more

Health Notes for July 6, 2017

Mark Twain Health seeks board member The Mark Twain Health Care District is seeking candidates … Read more

Rheumatologist Khananian joins Sonora Regional medical team

Anna Khananian, M.D., C.M., has joined the staff at Sonora Regional Medical Center. Khananian, who … Read more

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