World Class Heart Care, Close to Home

If you or someone you love is living with a heart condition or is at risk for developing cardiovascular disease, you need...

Finding Stress Relief After Child Birth

Ask any woman who's been through it and chances are she will tell you - giving birth to a baby is about as far from relaxing as...

Understanding Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a condition that can affect women at various stages of life and can bring with it a wide range of symptoms. For some women, it can be incredibly painful, causing many...

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Get Better Sleep Every Night

The week of March 2-8 is National Sleep Awareness Week, a time when Americans are urged to take a good look at the quantity and quality of their sleep. Of course, March 8 also marks the beginning...

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Joint Replacement Excellence - in Sacramento

The Orthopedics program at Methodist Hospital of Sacramento has long been recognized for its excellence. The program offers specialty care to patients suffering from injuries and diseases affecting bones, joints...

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A Dessert Loaded with Antioxidants

March is National Nutrition Month. Did you know that you can actually incorporate some additional nutritional benefits into your desserts? It's true! This wonderful recipe sneaks in a punch of vitamins and anti-oxidants, courtesy...

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Protect Your Toddler from Hazards

Poison Prevention Week is March 15-21. We encourage everyone to use this time to go through their home and look for potentially dangerous cleaning...

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Fortify Your Diet with Eggs

While eggs have gotten mixed reviews over the years in terms of health benefits, we now know that eating eggs is actually good for your health as long as it is in moderation...

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One Special Evening Changes a Life

For several years, Nancy Holland has enjoyed the events Dignity Health hosts in the community, particularly Care Begins With Me, the night of fun and health held every October in Sacramento. She's...

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Is it Menopause? Or Something Else?

For women between the ages of 40 and 55, menopause gets blamed for a variety of ailments, complaints and problems. But how do you know when you are truly nearing menopause or when something else may be going on?

First it is important to understand what your doctor is talking about when he or she mentions menopause. By definition, menopause occurs when a woman has gone a full year without a menstrual period. The period...

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