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Finding a Happy Heart and Mind with Yoga

As a yoga studio owner, teacher and practitioner I get asked quite frequently about the health benefits of yoga. Though I’ve known personally how I felt in my own body post yoga class, I wanted to know more. Especially when my youngest son was diagnosed with type

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H is for Heart & Vascular

Heart Failure Academy – Your Partner for Life No one plans to have a heart attack, but if you have one in Solano County, you’re in close proximity to a comprehensive, high-tech, full-service treatment facility. NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield is Solano County’s only designated Chest Pain

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SPCA Pet Therapy

SPCA Pet Therapy Interview with Kelly Palm, DVM Using excerpts from Derek Palm’s project report Three years ago, this was a service project started by a teen-ager. Today, this is a program which gives seniors in assisted living facilities something to look forward to. Not just the

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The Being Mortal Project

The Being Mortal Project By Louise Joyce (This is the first in a three-part series.) It began with a book. A brilliant book. Written by a physician with the heart of a writer, and in a language that we could all understand. Being Mortal: Medicine and What

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Wasismaybe.!?

Wasismaybe.!? December. Oh the holiday spirit, cooler weather, fire in the fireplace, children’s faces aglow in anticipation. It can be a very joyous time of the year if you’re in the right place at the right time in the right frame of mind, or at least on the

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Say yes to ‘ho-ho-ho’ and no to Holiday Allergies

Shouldn’t this be the season for baking, gift-shopping, family gatherings, ho-ho-ho and mistletoe? So why are you still sneezing? Granted, certain times of year are more allergen-filled than others, but the truth is, allergy symptoms can hit you in any season – even the holiday season! What’s

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Senior Isolation During the Holidays

About one in five seniors reports being isolated, said Dallas Jamison, a spokeswoman for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging. Tens of millions of adults are chronically lonely, and a growing body of research has linked that isolation to disability, cognitive decline, and early death.

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Grand Opening and Ground Breaking Ceremony Held at NorthBay Medical Center

The grand opening of a dramatic steel and glass Welcome Pavilion became the backdrop for a ground breaking ceremony Nov. 16, heralding the beginning of a four-year modernization project at NorthBay Medical Center. NorthBay Healthcare board members and city and county officials posed with golden shovels and

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A Sea Of Purple

On October 22, a sea of purple will descend on Harbor Plaza in Suisun City, we will be walking together for a mighty cause. We will be walking to raise awareness and money to END ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE. I serve on the Alzheimer’s Association planning committee for this

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Regular Exercise & Fitness

By Robin Miller A regular exercise and fitness routine isn’t just for younger people. Older adults can enjoy the benefits as well, says Dr. Madhav Goyal, M.D., of the NorthBay Center for Primary Care in Vacaville. Numerous studies have shown that people of all ages can improve their

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