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Thinking About Health: How Changes in Medicare Could Affect You

By Trudy Lieberman | Contributed Rural Health News Service Shortly before Easter, the House of Representatives passed legislation that’s supposed to fix once and for...

Simple ways to avoid injuries when working out

A desire to live a healthy, active life compels many people to include exercise in their daily routines. Numerous studies have shown that regular...

Thinking About Health: Food Safety Law Good For Consumers – If It Were Funded

By Trudy Lieberman | Contributed Rural Health News Service Just five years ago, Congress passed a big, widely hailed law that promised to make America’s...

Douglas Wood named founding Dean at CHSU’s Planned College of Osteopathic Medicine

Douglas Wood has been named Chief Academic Officer and Founding Dean of the planned College of Osteopathic Medicine at California Health Sciences University (CHSU)...

Managing Lifestyle Change: Everyday Health Wins

By Jana Mowrer | Contributed JM Nutrition @jmnutritionconsulting January is the time of year you start, once again, to feel motivated to eat better, exercise...

Thinking About Health: If you knew how many calories are in that sandwich, would...

By Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service Not long ago my husband showed up with a sandwich for lunch that he bought at a local...

New Year, New Beginning for Old Town Yoga

It’s never too late to start something new and for Desiree Heckman, owner of Old Town Yoga, it certainly paid off. Heckman, a Fresno State...

New Year, New Gym: Tips on Choosing the Right Membership

New Year, New Me: It's a saying that a countless number of people use to signify the end of a year and a fresh...

Avoiding portion distortion during the holidays

By Germain Galvez | Contributed Certified Health Coach | germaingalvez.com Here we are, amidst the holiday season and we are faced with a familiar dilemma:...

Fitness and Mental Strength: misconceptions about willpower

By Scott Forrester | Contributed Certified Feldenkrais practitioner Certified Personal Trainer Each and every one of us would like to improve the quality of our...

Laugh in the face of challenges

By Diana Giraldo | GFC Editor @dianainspired Life is full of moments where you can choose to challenge yourself or shy away from new experiences. Even...

Ryan’s Run Brings Awareness to Autism

Fresno State alum Ryan Stiner completed his 9-day, 200-mile solo charity run on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Railroad Park in Clovis to help raise...

November bringing awareness to Alzheimer’s

In 1983 President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month – a time to recognize the over five million people in...

Clovis family awaits kidney transplant

Being a wife and mother of two has made Nicole Coronado a strong woman, able to take on things she didn’t see possible. Coronado...

Get your Pink on at FTF Fitness

You’ve seen the pink ribbons, pink shirts, pink wrist bands, and rolled up pink socks that athletes often wear on the sidelines before football...

Beat Cool Weather: Keep health in mind as cold creeps closer

Temperatures may be dropping, but just because swimsuit season is over doesn’t mean it’s time to let your fitness regimen fall by the wayside....

Fueling student success

Packing a healthy lunch or snacks for students can be more than just a morning scurry to put something together; the whole process can...

Get Fit Clovis gets dizzy feet

AJ Lacuesta instructs the GFC team on the official choreography for National Dance Day at Doc’s Gym on July 30, 2016.  By Diana Giraldo |...

Technology, your new fitness buddy

Fitness and technology can go hand-in-hand for someone who is looking for accountability, motivation to reach their goals and even training assistance. During a Saturday...

Little Sprouties: Exclusive to Clovis

Little Sprouties are taking over the Clovis Sprouts Farmers Market on Wednesday mornings during the children's’ nutrition workshop, where they are taught the importance...

Local bicycle shops promote fitness through cycling

Injuries and disabilities can limit an individual's capability to continue exercising and living an active life, but the bicycle shops in Clovis have a...

VA addresses concerns, future plans at Townhall Meeting

Leaders of the Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System held a town hall with veterans July 12 at the Fresno Medical Center to...

Team Fresno fueling active lifestyle for veterans

For valley veterans like Fernie Valez, competing in Team Fresno was more that just a search toward a healthy lifestyle, it was a chance...

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