Good for the Body and Soul

Ask yoga believers and they will tell - yoga does more than just burn calories and tone muscles. It's a mind body practice that combines poses, breathing techniques...

Plan Ahead for Open Enrollment

This opportunity comes just once a year but can have a big impact on your family. To make the most of your choices during open...

Help for Your Aching Hip

Over the years, our joints tend to show a little wear and tear, which can translate to discomfort, pain and even loss of mobility. Fortunately, the hip joint - the body's...

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Keep Kindergarten Stress Free

The thought of being in school for several hours every day can be overwhelming for a young child and for mom. Here are a few tips to help both you and your child...

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Protect yourself from bites and stings

With the arrival of dry days and sunny skies, many Sacramento area residents are making plans to head outdoors. Whether your calendar...

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Fuel-Filled Breakfast Bowl

This warm, flavorful dish takes a bit of time to cook on the stove, but once you get it started you can leave it and get back to packing lunches and prepping...

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Ease Back into School

Regardless of how old your kids are, going back to school can be a big transition after the fun of summer. If your kids are apprehensive or nervous about school, that...

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Benefits of the Back to School Check-Up

Whether we like it or not, summer is winding down. For families everywhere that means getting ready to go back to school. As you begin to tick items off your back-to-school...

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Protect Yourself from Summer Back Pain

Summer is the time when everyone dives into yard work, hits the road for family trips or, in our area, takes advantages of the wonderful hiking and water sport...

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Sister Bridget McCarthy: A witness to the evolution of health care

This year Mercy San Juan Medical Center celebrates its 50th anniversary. As part of that celebration we are profiling individuals who have had an impact on the hospital and the patients it serves.

Sister Bridget McCarthy, a registered nurse and longtime health care leader, has witnessed health care transform...

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