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Recipes of the Week: Watermelon Gelato & Ice Cream Bars

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FOOD & DRINK — Whether your family’s ideal summer day consists of swimming, hiking, biking or simply enjoying the sunshine, all that time in the heat calls for a sweet way to cool off. It’s hard to beat a homemade treat loaded with favorite summertime flavors that’s as cold and creamy as it is sweet and delicious. For a lighter, ...

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Using Your Mouth as an Indicator of Whole-Body Health

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HEALTH & FITNESS — Poor oral health is common among American adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 65 million Americans have periodontitis, the most advanced form of periodontal disease. According to Harvard Medical School, people with periodontal disease have been found to be at higher risk for cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, and dementia. Incorporating ...

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Ways to Support Mental Health in Rural America

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HEALTH & FITNESS — Throughout many parts of the country, an increased understanding of mental health has led to enhanced awareness of its importance. A catch-all description of emotional, psychological and social well-being, mental health affects how people think, feel and act, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, mental health is an important component of ...

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What Women Need to Know About Stroke Risks

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HEALTH & FITNESS — It may not be widely known that women face unique risk factors for stroke throughout their lifetime. Things like pregnancy, preeclampsia, and chronic stress can increase the risk for high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke. Cardiovascular disease, including stroke, is the leading cause of death among women, according to the Centers for Disease Control ...

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4 Springtime Skin Care Tips Using All-Natural Ingredients

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HEALTH & BEAUTY — Spring brings sunshine and plenty of exciting opportunities to head outdoors for fun with family and friends. While those joyous moments make the season special, all that sun exposure can wreak havoc on the skin without the proper precautions. 1.  Stay Hydrated As an important aspect of overall health, staying hydrated also helps maintain your skin’s ...

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Kaiser Permanente Fresno Recognized for Safe Patient Care

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FRESNO — The Leapfrog Group recognized Kaiser Permanente Fresno with a top score of “A” in its biannual Hospital Safety Grades report, which examined and graded nearly 3,000 hospitals throughout the United States. A total of 16 Kaiser Permanente Northern California hospitals received “A” grades including: Antioch, Fremont, Fresno, Manteca, Modesto, Redwood City, Roseville, San Francisco, San Jose, San Rafael, ...

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John C. Fremont Hospital Residents Test Positive for COVID

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MARIPOSA — The first cases of COVID-19 in patients at the John C. Fremont Hospital Ewing Wing were confirmed on Friday, May 6, with five residents testing positive. Over the weekend an additional five residents were confirmed positive for a total of ten. All residents were vaccinated and boosted. Five staff members have also tested positive and are at home ...

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