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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Sacramento

These Sacramento businesses offer ways to get fit and improve your health, while your kids are having safe, supervised fun just a room away. Throw on your yoga pants and strap on that Fitbit – it is time to grab the kids and hit the gym.

04/24/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Study: Plucking Hair Can Help Treat Baldness

New research from the University of Southern California has shown that plucking 200 hairs from the back of a mouse in a specific pattern led to the growth of up to 1,300 hairs in their place.

04/11/2015

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Medical Programs In Public Schools Diversify Future Doctors In California

Kaiser Permanente is helping kids pursue medical careers with the Hippocrates Circle, a program offered in conjunction with the school districts and geared towards middle school students from minority populations.

04/08/2015

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Local Pesticide Concerns Lead To Positive Changes In Public Schools

One Los Angeles mom created broad-based environmental change in California’s public schools, ushering in a new era of health and toxin avoidance for kids.

04/02/2015

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

03/10/2015

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UC Davis Student Diagnosed With Meningococcal Disease

A UC Davis student is being treated at a local hospital after being diagnosed with having meningococcal disease.

02/23/2015

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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

02/18/2015

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Eyelids Offer Less Invasive Route For Brain Surgery

Doctor after doctor said removing the tumor causing Pamela Shavaun Scott’s unrelenting headaches would require cutting open the top of her skull and pushing aside her brain. Then one offered a startling shortcut – operating through her eyelid.

01/26/2015

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People Not Vaccinated For Measles Urged To Avoid Disneyland

California health officials issue the warning after measles outbreaks reported at Disney’s Southern California theme parks.

01/21/2015

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Study: High Concentration Of Unvaccinated Children In Sacramento Area

Three of the Top 5 clusters of unvaccinated children are in the Sacramento area, including one in northeastern Sacramento County, a small spot just south of Sacramento and one in Roseville.

01/19/2015

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Measles Scare Closes San Diego Clinic

Several people showed up at the clinic with fevers and rashes, prompting health officials to shut down in case it turns out to be a measles outbreak.

01/14/2015

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