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

How to hydrate

Sure, those Gatorade commercials are inspiring. Watch the sweat spray off the hard chiseled bodies … Read more

Protect your heart to protect your brain

Cyclone Debbie wreaked havoc on the coast of northeastern Australia this spring. The torrential rains … Read more

Health Notes for May 11, 2017

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

Study shows active commuters live longer

Want to live longer? Ditch the car, and walk or bike to work. A new … Read more

Vaccines for adults: Which do you need?

It’s a good time to see if you’re up to date on your shots. Just … Read more

Student athlete physicals set later in May

Sonora Regional Medical Center’s Center for Sports Medicine will host pre-participation sports physical clinics this … Read more

Sometimes it’s smart to be in the dark

When Willie Nelson croons, “Turn out the lights/the party’s over/They say all good things must … Read more

Health Notes for May 4, 2015

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

Stigma of abuse often drives male sexual assault survivors to suffer alone

Scott Sunday wasn’t quite 18 when he left home swearing to never look back. The … Read more

Too much weight puts teens at risk for liver disease

Dontari Poe, the Atlanta Falcons nose tackle and two-time Pro Bowler, came into the NFL … Read more

Health Notes for April 20, 2017

Health care bill subject of talks today The California Nurses Association will host two Future … Read more

Volunteers help medical center thrive

When Terry Hilliard moved to Tuolumne County two years ago, she knew she had to … Read more

Depressed? Researchers say yoga can help

Yoga! Yoga! Yoga! In the 1978 movie "Animal House," "Toga! Toga! Toga!" was Bluto's call … Read more

Health Notes for April 13, 2017

Golf tourney will benefit firefighter A golf tournament to benefit former Tuolumne County resident Eric … Read more

SRMC to light up blue in April

Sonora Regional Medical Center will light up in blue Sunday in observance of World Autism … Read more

Health Notes for March 30, 2017

Cancer support offered in Calaveras The Calaveras Cancer Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. … Read more

Off the Beaten Path event will raise funds for autism

Runners and walkers are invited to help support autism awareness April 22 during the sixth … Read more

Don’t get trolled by fake healthcare-related tales

Before the 2017 All-Star game, Cleveland Cavs’ Kyrie Irving said (we’ll paraphrase) Earth is flat, … Read more

Nurse practitioner joins medical staff at Cedarwood

Nurse practitioner Lisa Andrews has joined the staff at Sonora Regional Medical Center’s Cedarwood Internal … Read more

HealthLitNow receives recognition for health careers program

A nonprofit health literacy program based in the Mother Lode was recognized last month as … Read more

Physical medicine, rehabilitation specialists join Mountain Medical

Sonora Regional Medical Center recently welcomed two new physiatrists to Mountain Medical Physical Medicine and … Read more

Going gluten-free should be done with caution

When retired Yankee switch-hitter Mark Teixeira, 36, bashed in 31 home runs in 2015 and … Read more

High-fat diet is presidentially bad for the heart

William Howard Taft was elected America’s 27th president in 1908, and he’s known for being … Read more

Surgeon joins Sierra Vascular and General Surgery Associates

Peter Oliver, MD, is the newest addition to Sonora Regional Medical Center’s Sierra Vascular and … Read more

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