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One Tribe Global Workshop: Design/Create An Eco-Garden

OAKHURST — Permaculture designer and educator Marianna Burrett shares her passion in the second of two workshops focusing on connection to nature and — literally — planting the seeds of health. Organized by nonprofit One Tribe Global, the workshop is on Saturday, Mar. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Community Room at the Oakhurst Branch Library. An earlier ...

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Bone Density Screening New Service At JCF Hospital In Mariposa

MARIPOSA — John C. Fremont Healthcare District is pleased to announce a new service now available in Mariposa at John C. Fremont Hospital – bone density screening. The District recently installed a Hologic Discovery Bone Densitometry machine in a new suite of the Imaging Services department. Bone density screenings are a preventative test to help people keep their bones healthy ...

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One Tribe Global Workshop: Planting Seeds Of Health

OAKHURST — Permaculture designer and educator Marianna Burrett shares her passion in the first of a two workshops focusing on connection to nature and planting the seeds of health. Organized by nonprofit One Tribe Global, the initial workshop is on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Community Room at the Oakhurst Branch Library. Another follows in ...

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One Tribe Global: Manifesting Health Through Nature

OAKHURST — The local nonprofit organization One Tribe Global is offering a trio of courses on health and nature. The classes include Manifestation of Health, Seeds of Health – Connection to Nature, and Seeds of Health – From Concept to Action. The three-hour sessions are held at the Oakhurst Library in the Community Room, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...

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Young YHS Graduate In Need Of Heart Transplant After Losing Her Baby

CLOVIS — When 29-year-old Alyse Ornelas was rushed to the emergency room with shortness of breath and chest pain, no one could have suspected that the seemingly healthy young woman, at 23 weeks pregnant, was experiencing heart failure. On Sept. 26, Alyse – a YHS graduate and now a middle school teacher – was admitted to Clovis Community Regional Medical ...

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“Listen To Me Dad, You’re Having A Heart Attack!”

Written by Richard Keg — It’s been a year since my dad’s heart attack, as of about 10:30 p.m. today. To make sure he remembers to always listen to me, I just posted this on his wall: One year ago today, as of about right now, your heart attack started. I remember sitting here and arguing with you, telling you ...

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Mariposa County Offers No-Cost Flu Shots

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Health Department will be offering flu shots – at no cost – at the following locations: Tuesday, Sept. 19 2 to 3 p.m. – Mariposa Senior Center (for Seniors and Care Givers) Wednesday, Sept. 20 10 to 11 a.m. – Yosemite Wellness Center 12 to 1 p.m. – Yosemite Medical Clinic 3 to 4:30 p.m. ...

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Wildfires, Heat And High Pressure Bring Health Concerns

MOUNTAIN AREA — Smoke from the Railroad and South Fork Fire burning in both Madera/Mariposa Counties, the Empire Fire burning in Mariposa County, the Pier Fire burning in Tulare County, and all other surrounding wildfires have the potential to affect air quality throughout the entire San Joaquin Valley and foothills above, prompting Air District officials to issue a health cautionary ...

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Consumer Update: Should You Put Sunscreen On Infants?

You’re at the beach, slathered in sunscreen. Your five-month-old baby is there, too. Should you put sunscreen on her? Not usually, according to Hari Cheryl Sachs, M.D., a pediatrician at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “The best approach is to keep infants under six months out of the sun,” Sachs says, “and to particularly avoid exposure to the sun ...

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Library Workshop: Mosquito Awareness 2017

OAKHURST — Trinidad Reyes, an assistant biologist with the Madera County Vector Control District, says part of his job is “promoting public awareness about mosquitoes in an effort to make our communities safer.” On Saturday, Aug. 12, Reyes will present a workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library about the lifestyle and habitats of mosquitoes. His presentation is scheduled from 10:30 ...

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