Health and Medicine Notes for December 7, 2017

ICES offers parenting workshops Infant-Child Enrichment Services will co-sponsor two parenting workshops in the coming … Read more

To slim as you age, add weights

Trying to stay trim as you age? Surprisingly, if you’re cutting calories to lose weight, … Read more

Insurers, hospitals, drugstores team up

They seem like odd couples: Aetna, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, is in … Read more

Health and Medicine Notes for November 30, 2017

Support offered for the visually impaired A support group for people who are visually impaired … Read more

Use grain to eat less, reduce body-wide inflammation

As the playwright Tom Stoppard (“The Real Thing,” “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” and “The … Read more

Health Notes for November 23, 2017

Hospice to light annual Tree of Lights The Hospice of Amador and Calaveras will host … Read more

Learn to avoid drug-caused cavities or gum disease

Many prescription and over-the-counter drugs can have a negative impact on your oral health. However, … Read more

Ladies Night a win for breast cancer awareness

Adventist Health Sonora sponsored its fifth annual Ladies Night Out in early October to raise … Read more

Adventist Health opens Diabetes Resource Center

Adventist Health Sonora now offers a Diabetes Resource Center, which is available to patients with … Read more

Health and Medicine Notes for November 2, 2017

Cancer Support Group meets today The Calaveras Cancer Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. … Read more

Video games to combat STDs "Super Mario Bros 3" (1990) and "Doom" (1993) are two … Read more

Health and Medicine Notes for October 25, 2017

Home Ownership Expo set Saturday in Sonora A Home Ownership Expo will be held free … Read more

CDC statisticians say almost 4 in 10 U.S. adults are obese

Americans’ obesity rates have reached a new high-water mark. Again. In 2015 and 2016, just … Read more

Health officer urges flu shots

Flu season is on its way, and Dr. Dean Kelaita, health officer for both Calaveras … Read more

Community turns out for hospice

The 18th annual Art on the Lawn art auction, a fundraiser for Hospice of Amador … Read more

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

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