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Move like your life depends on it

Whether you have a desk job or otherwise sedentary lifestyle, prolonged periods of sitting may be unavoidable for you. Chances are you are sitting as you read this article. New research published in the Archives of Internal Medicine and other journals shows that sitting for long stretches can be detrimental to your health, contributing to […]

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Opening your eyes

Tulare County residents who are having trouble sleeping or know someone who has a sleep disorder are invited to attend Kaweah Delta’s A.W.A.K.E support group on Monday, Dec. 17, in Visalia. The free support group is called A.W.A.K.E. because it helps people stay alert, well and keep energetic. Joe Malli, M.D., medical director of the […]

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Health Beat

Exeter Community Blood Drive held at A&W Restaurant The management and staff at A&W Root Beer in Exeter invite you to bring your family and friends to help save lives by donating at a blood drive on Thursday, Dec. 6. Bloodmobiles will be located in the parking lot between the hours of 3-7 p.m. at […]

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Covering Problems

Winter has finally arrived. The air is cold and wet. Flu season is in full swing. And people are spending more time inside warm coats and homes. But what if you don’t have a way to stay warm and can’t afford to provide warmth for your children this winter? Stephanie Leal, director of Lindsay Healthy […]

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Health Beat

Exeter, Three Rivers to hold community blood drives on Dec. 6 If you’re in the giving mood this season, why not donate something that could save a life – blood. The holidays can be a dangerous time with so many people traveling large distances, but by giving blood you may be able to make sure […]

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Overall Health Plan

The community of Woodlake will be the picture of health if Family Health Care Network has anything to do with it. Family Health Care Network (FHCN) is planning a community garden project and a community mural project at its Woodlake health care center, located at 201 E. Lakeview Ave. in Woodlake. Veronica Sanchez, a Community […]

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Lifestyle Center continues free wellness series on Nov. 8 The Lifestyle Center, the only medically-based fitness facility in Visalia, continues its year-long wellness series on Thursday, Nov. 8, to help people stay healthy. The November meeting will focus on adjustment to loss with speaker Michael Mayo, Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at […]

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FHCN’s Foster honored again

On Oct. 12, the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) presented Harry Foster, President and CEO of Family HealthCare Network with the CPCA Clinic Legacy Award during its 2012 Annual Conference held in Burlingame, California. The award recognizes the achievement of individuals who have been instrumental in the success of CPCA but have also played an […]

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Regular screening tests are important for all women

Every woman should make time for healthy habits such as getting plenty of exercise, eating healthy, and finding a comfortable balance between work and life. In addition, all women should schedule routine health screenings that help detect a variety of diseases in their early stages. When it comes to staying healthy, a proactive approach is […]

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Health Beat

KDDH offers 2 final events for “Paint the town Pink” Tulare County residents who love cupcake design or liking photos on Facebook, can still play a role in the Kaweah Delta Breast Center’s “Paint the town Pink” campaign during breast cancer awareness month. People can enter a “cup”cake decorating contest by making one dozen cupcakes […]

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