How artificial sweeteners fake out your body

In American football, there’s a “fake” happening on almost every play. Whether it’s a head … Read more

Event set Oct. 26 to promote breast health In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, … Read more

Keep Halloween safe with head-to-toe tips

Injuries can end up being the Halloween trick nobody wants. Every year, ill-fitting costumes are … Read more

Impaired sleep may hasten development of Alzheimer’s disease

How often do you get a good night’s sleep? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Read more

Think before you ink

At the beginning of “The Hangover 2,” Stu wakes up with a tattoo on his … Read more

Health Notes for October 12, 2017

Annual Health Fair next week in Sonora The 39th annual Adult Health Fair will be … Read more

Rising Medicare Part B costs leave seniors in a bind

By Judith Graham Kaiser Health News

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Joie de Vie Gala breaks records

The 17th annual Joie de Vie Gala to benefit Adventist Health Sonora’s Cancer Patient Support … Read more

Protect your hearing while hunting

For many people, autumn colors and cool mornings in September signal the beginning of the … Read more

Avocados healthier than you thought

Since he made the jump from soap operas to movies, there’s been some debate about … Read more

Those who guide consumers through ACA sign-ups hitting roadblocks

While health care uncertainty roils Washington, the rest of the country is coasting toward Obamacare … Read more

Health Notes for October 5, 2017

Cancer support offered in Angels Camp The Calaveras Cancer Support Group will meet at 10 … Read more

Breast health the focus of Ladies Night Out

Adventist Health Sonora will host its fifth annual Ladies Night Out Oct. 5 in recognition … Read more

Caregivers draw support by mapping their relationships

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Health Notes for September 28, 2017

Self-defense workshop will benefit Search and Rescue The fifth annual Annie Oakley Academy self-defense workshop … Read more

Back, neck pain become more common as we age, but simple exercises can offer relief

Odds are you’ll probably have low back pain at some point in your life — … Read more

Keep your kids active when they return to school

"Shut Up and Sit Down with 'The Sopranos' " was an evening Q&A/dinner theater put … Read more

Self-care steps can help with buildup of earwax

Earwax is a helpful and natural part of your body’s defenses. It cleans, lubricates and … Read more

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

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