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Travel Tips for a Safe and Healthy Vacation

Travel Tips for a Safe and Healthy Vacation

Posted 04/23/2019

Spring has sprung and you’re probably starting to make summer travel plans. How can you prepare yourself and your family to have a fun, but safe and healthy, vacation?

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Register as an Organ Donor and Save a Life

Register as an Organ Donor and Save a Life

Posted 04/12/2019

One organ donor can save up to eight lives. Find out how to become an organ donor and watch one woman's story about how an organ donation saved her life.

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Women's Heart Attack Symptoms Different Than Men's

Women's Heart Attack Symptoms Different Than Men's

Posted 04/09/2019

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death worldwide. Knowing and paying attention to the common symptoms could save your life.

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Why You Should Consider a Career as a Home Health Nurse

Why You Should Consider a Career as a Home Health Nurse

Posted 04/05/2019

​With the increasing number of seniors living in their homes longer, the demand for home health nurses has never been greater. While the job security and competitive salaries are attractive, there are many reasons to consider this field of nursing.

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What is a Migraine?

What is a Migraine?

Posted 04/02/2019

A migraine is more than just a bad headache. Migraines can be very painful and at times, unbearable. But what exactly is it?

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How to Treat a First-Degree Burn at Home

How to Treat a First-Degree Burn at Home

Posted 03/22/2019

In the United States, more than 1.1 burn injuries require medical attention each year. But, in most cases, these common first-degree burns can be treated from the comfort of your home.

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Why You Need To Wash Your Grocery Bags (And How!)

Why You Need To Wash Your Grocery Bags (And How!)

Posted 03/19/2019

About 97 percent of shoppers never wash their reusable grocery bags. But there's a HUGE reason why you need to!

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Common Asthma Triggers to Remove From Your Home

Common Asthma Triggers to Remove From Your Home

Posted 03/15/2019

With one in six children in the San Joaquin Valley suffering from asthma, it is important to be aware of the triggers that cause an attack and how to limit your child’s exposure to them.

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Respite Center Cares for Homeless at Fresno Rescue Mission

Respite Center Cares for Homeless at Fresno Rescue Mission

Posted 03/12/2019

Year round, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Fresno Medical Respite Center at the Fresno Rescue Mission serves homeless patients needing a safe place to continue healing after being discharged from the hospital. 

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Pancreatic Cancer on the Rise: Warning Signs To Watch For

Pancreatic Cancer on the Rise: Warning Signs To Watch For

Posted 03/08/2019

Pancreatic cancer is on the rise and nd it's one of the most difficult cancers to screen for. We spoke with Dr. Amir Fathi about the important signs you should watch out for. 

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What To Put In Your Family's First Aid Kit

What To Put In Your Family's First Aid Kit

Posted 03/07/2019

If you want to build your own first aid kit, there are some important items that you don't want to forget. 

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Healthy Habits for Kids: Lower the Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Healthy Habits for Kids: Lower the Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Posted 02/28/2019

As the number of young people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes continues to grow, it’s up to parents to turn the tide by adopting healthy habits.

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Should I go to the Emergency Room, an Urgent Care or my Primary Care Physician?

Should I go to the Emergency Room, an Urgent Care or my Primary Care Physician?

Posted 02/26/2019

There’s so much confusion about when it’s best to choose the emergency room, an urgent care clinic or your primary care physician. Here are some good guidelines.

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8 Risk Factors for Glaucoma

8 Risk Factors for Glaucoma

Posted 02/19/2019

The second leading cause of blindness, glaucoma most often is caused by high pressure buildup of fluid within the eye. Are you at risk? Read more to find out.

 

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Three Tips to Prepare for a Weather Emergency

Three Tips to Prepare for a Weather Emergency

Posted 02/15/2019

It's time to look at your family’s own preparation efforts to deal with emergencies at home and in your own neighborhood. 

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Can Stress Break Your Heart? A Look at Takotsubo Syndrome

Can Stress Break Your Heart? A Look at Takotsubo Syndrome

Posted 02/14/2019

Stress is part of life. No matter how skillfully we defuse it or how hard we try to avoid it, stress comes. And when our hearts have had too much, takotsubo can kick in.

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What You Need To Know About California’s Safely Surrendered Baby Law

What You Need To Know About California’s Safely Surrendered Baby Law

Posted 02/13/2019

“This law is intended to protect the health and well-being of newborn babies and we respect the courage it takes to make that decision.,” said Community Regional Emergency Department director Garth Wade. 

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Stopped Losing Weight? It Could Be Your Body’s Set Point

Stopped Losing Weight? It Could Be Your Body’s Set Point

Posted 02/12/2019

When your weight loss plateaus, it leaves you wondering, “What am I doing wrong?” The answer may be your body's "set point". 

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Five Heart Healthy Habits To Start Today

Five Heart Healthy Habits To Start Today

Posted 02/08/2019

Looking to stay heart healthy? Here are five basic heart healthy changes you should make in your life. 

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Community Goes Red For Heart Month

Community Goes Red For Heart Month

Posted 02/05/2019

We celebrated National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about women's heart disease and stroke. 

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How Sleep Affects Your Health & How To Get More Of It

How Sleep Affects Your Health & How To Get More Of It

Posted 02/04/2019

Sleeping is a basic human need, like eating, drinking and breathing. But overall, people are not getting enough sleep. Why is sleep so important? We spoke to our Fitness Manager Tim Clark!

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Three Heart Healthy Exercises

Three Heart Healthy Exercises

Posted 02/01/2019

An important step toward boosting your heart health is being physically active. But did you know there are three different types of exercise that play a role in an effective fitness routine?

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How Local Blood Drives Help Local Patients

How Local Blood Drives Help Local Patients

Posted 01/28/2019

A blood donation is needed every two seconds. What if everyone decided they didn’t need to donate because someone else would? Would there be enough blood available when you or a loved one needed it?

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The Truth Behind Weight-Loss Surgery Myths

The Truth Behind Weight-Loss Surgery Myths

Posted 01/25/2019

If you are considering weight-loss or bariatric surgery, you have a lot of information to sort through. But, how do you know what’s true and what isn't? 

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Adults, not just kids, are at risk for RSV

Adults, not just kids, are at risk for RSV

Posted 01/23/2019

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is known to cause severe illness or death in children. What most people don’t know is it can adversely affect adults too

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