When a Hysterectomy is Needed

Hysterectomy is the most common gynecological surgery performed in the US, with more than half a million...

Living with Multiple Sclerosis

An estimated 400,000 Americans are living with multiple sclerosis (MS) - an unpredictable, often disabling disease...

Keep Kids Safe at the Playground

With the arrival of spring time, you and your children are probably excited to spend more time outdoors. Playgrounds are fun places where children can explore, move, and...

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Reduce Your Heart Disease Risk

Spring time is a great time of year to assess your health and lifestyle and look for opportunities to improve. With the nice weather, it is easier to get outside and be active. And with all the fresh produce...

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Avoid Being a Wounded Weekend Warrior

The sun is out and the temperatures are creeping upward - spring is here and with it comes the lure of being active outdoors. While being active outside is good for your body and your soul, it is...

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Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Dr. Drew Ingram

Cramping, bloating, gas - we've all experienced digestive discomfort to varying degrees at different times in life. But if you experience those symptoms on a regular basis, you may be...

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Kid Friendly Breakfast

Breakfast can be a challenging meal with young kids. Finding something somewhat nutritious that they will enjoy can be even...

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Quick and Easy Breakfast

Back in the day, eggs got a bad rap. We were told they were unhealthy, would clog our arteries and that they should be avoided - especially those...

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New Mom Finds Joy After Difficult Labor

Sacramento resident Brittany Bresler considered herself lucky to be blessed with a low-risk, problem-free pregnancy. "It really was the easiest...

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Ready, Set, Go! Run a 5k!

If you are not a runner but have friends who are, chances are you've wondered: "What would it be like to run in a race?" Well, why not stop wondering and, as the slogan says, just do it! There are so many races in our community these days, offering a variety of distances and competition levels - there's really no excuse not to at least try it.

If you've never run a race before, a good place to start is a 5K. A 5K is 3.1 miles - a distance that is doable for just about any and prepare for at least a few months. However, don't make the mistake that many people make and think that...

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