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MedicAlert children’s program

May 29, 2012 | By JONATHAN MCCORKELL 209 Health & Wellness | Health & Wellness


WARM YOUR SOUL(S) SAFELY

Sunny days, warm breezes, outdoor sports and long weekends at the beach - all the fun of summer can sure put a spring in your step. Unfortunately, some summer situations can also slow you down unless you take precautions to prevent injury to your feet.

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


SAVING LIVES

One year ago, the first open heart surgery was performed at Turlock's Emanuel Medical Center.

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


PROSTATE CANCER

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the U.S. after lung cancer, but there is good news. If detected early, prostate cancer has a 5-year survival rate of nearly 99%.

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


THE GIFT OF LIFE

There are many reasons why people donate blood.

May 29, 2012 | By VINCE REMBULAT 209 Health & Wellness | Health & Wellness


SAFER, STRONGER, HEALTHIER

The sad fact is men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

May 29, 2012 | By KRISTINA HACKER 209 Health & Wellness | Health & Wellness


Valley Oak takes a multi-specialty group approach

Valley Oak Dental Group is a multi-specialty group practice committed to providing the highest quality dental care in a comfortable, caring environment. Established in Manteca in 1979, the dental practice has grown as the dental needs of the surrounding communities have grown.

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


HEART DISEASE

While heart disease continues to receive a lot of attention, certain myths surrounding the disease persist.

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


An apple a day keeps the dentist away

More than two-thirds of children will have at least one cavity before their 19th birthday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. While tooth decay remains one of the most common health problems in children, it is also the most preventable, experts say.

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


HOT FOOD TIPS

As the sun stays in the sky longer and temperatures warm up, being more active is simply second-nature. Getting outdoors gives a new vitality to any exercise routine, whether you're kicking off training for your first 5K or maintaining a program you've enjoyed for years.

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


TAKING ON HYPERTENSION

If your parents have a history of high blood pressure, you can significantly reduce your risk of developing the disease with moderate exercise and increased cardiovascular fitness, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension.

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


NO SWEAT

For most people, sporting a sweat-drenched T-shirt at the gym is no big deal. However, wearing a sweat-stained blouse or shirt at work or in a social setting is an entirely different, and in many cases mortifying, scenario. One in five adults are bothered by their underarm sweat and suffer silently, going to great lengths to conceal the unsightly effects. It is an embarrassing condition, impacting both men and women, and often negatively interfering with a person's social and professional life.

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


Celebrating 15th year

The Holistic Life Institute, School of Massage and Natural Health, is celebrating its 15th year training Certified Massage Therapists and Holistic Health Practitioners. Founded in 1997, HLI offers 500 hours of CMT/CST training and 500 hours of HHC/HHP training. Located in Oakdale, the birthplace of its founder.

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


Celebrating 15th year

Is it really more expensive to eat healthy?

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


Counting sheep not working?

It's 3:30 a.m. and you've just rolled over in bed for what seems like the 500th time. As you watch the minutes on the clock tick by, all you can think about is how tired you are going to be tomorrow. While the cause of your insomnia may vary night to night, the outcome is still the same: you're not asleep. You're also not alone.

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


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