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

Home remedies: suffering from swimmer’s ear

Swimmer’s ear is an infection in the outer ear canal, which runs from your eardrum … Read more

Grant extends Mind Matters reading program

Mind Matters Clinic in Murphys recently received an $80,000 grant from the Wintercreek Foundation to … Read more

Maternal obesity linked to birth defects

Risks of major birth defects go up as mothers’ weight increases, according to a new … Read more

Health Notes for June 29, 2017

TOPS meets Tuesdays Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), a weight-loss support group, meets from 10 … Read more

Why you ‘kneed’ fiber in your diet

The legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers, Vince Lombardi, once said, “You’ve got to … Read more

Family, employees celebrate Dr. Steve Baker’s 40-year career

Dr. Steve Baker opened the doors at his first dentistry practice on North Forest Road … Read more

Sleep and vitamin D, a one-two punch for pain

Once referred to as “The Greatest Strike Partnership in Football,” the duo of soccer strikers … Read more

Health Notes for June 22, 2017

SRMC offers Freedom from Smoking Sonora Regional Medical Center will offer the American Lung Association’s … Read more

Develop a taste for mindful eating

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve probably eaten a bellyful of food already today! In … Read more

Home remedies: Stop the snoring

As many as half of adults sometimes snore. Snoring occurs when air flows past relaxed … Read more

SRMC's Center for Breast Health earns national award

Sonora Regional Medical Center’s Center for Breast Health recently was awarded a gold seal and … Read more

Warding off stroke helps fight dementia, too

From 1902 to 1912, shortstop Joe Tinker, second baseman Johnny Evers and first baseman Frank … Read more

Health Notes for June 1, 2017

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

Sonora woman improves communication through Transitions

Erin Vistica, 21, rests in a wheelchair in front of a computer eye-gaze system at … Read more

Health Note for May 18, 2017

Hospice awarded top national honor Hospice of Amador and Calaveras recently was recognized as a … Read more

What’s that lurking in your hot tub?

In the 2010 movie “Hot Tub Time Machine,” four friends now in their 30s, played … Read more

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