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Clovis Community Medical Center continues growth, unveils plans for skilled nursing facility

Clovis Community Medical Center is growing rapidly with the completion of the new cancer center, plans for a $390 million expansion and now a...

Valley Children’s Magnolia Pediatrics center opens in Clovis

Clovis parents seeking optimal health care for their children no longer need to travel to Valley Children’s Hospital to receive the unparalleled pediatric care...

The Body Building offers first cryotherapy chamber and infrared sauna in Central Valley

For some, going to the gym can be a challenge—where do you start, why does everyone there seem to be fit and know what...

Clovis Community Medical Center moves forward with $390 million expansion

The Board of Trustees at Community Medical Centers approved a four-year, $390 million project April 3 that will add 144 private beds and expand...

A vet with a heart: Clovis Dr. Michael Stabbe shares his passion

Some people know exactly what they want to do from a young age. Clovis Veterinarian Dr. Michael Stabbe is one of those people. “When I...

San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation opens Clovis Outpatient Center

San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation celebrated the grand opening of its Clovis Outpatient Center during a Dec. 13 ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house with over...

Valley Children’s tech team earns national recognition

Valley Children’s Information Technology Services (ITS) division is one of five healthcare networks to be named one of the “Best Hospital IT Departments” in...

Magnolia Pediatrics hosts opens house at new Clovis facility

Valley Children’s Healthcare welcomed the community Saturday at Family Fun Day to celebrate its newest facility. Magnolia Pediatrics, located on Herndon Avenue just west of...

Smittcamp family gifts $10 million to Community Medical Centers

The Robert “Bob” Smittcamp family of Fresno made a $10 million donation Tuesday toward the advancement of neurosciences at Community Medical Centers, including the...

CHSU receives six-year WASC accreditation

California Health Sciences University announced Wednesday that it is now accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). The Clovis-based institution received the...

Fresno man loses 200 pounds, creates nutrition supplement

John Giannandrea was at this home in Fresno four years ago when his obese friend suffered a brain aneurysm in the bathroom. Giannandrea rushed to...

Clovis elementary school joins national health program

Miramonte Elementary School in Clovis was one of only six California schools to get accepted into the FLUency program, a national school health initiative...

CCMC’s HealthQuest seminar teaches how to save a life

If you were in a situation where you could help someone suffering from uncontrolled bleeding, would you know what to do? Could you save...

How do you produce? A tour of Clovis area fruit and vegetable stands

Summertime is upon us, as is the scorching Central Valley heat, but alongside the warmer weather comes a bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables....

Mothers Against Drunk Drivers announces Fresno Walk Like MADD 5K

Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) is set to hold its annual Fresno Walk Like MADD 5K Saturday, Sept. 9 at Fresno State’s Satellite Student...

Raw Earth Juicery fueling local community with cold pressed juices, smoothies

Raw Earth Juicery is the only juicery in Fresno that offers 100 percent organic cold pressed juice. “This place is a gem in our community...

‘Mr. Fitness’ juggles training and business

Whether he’s working as a fitness trainer or a model or actor, Peter Chanthavongsak’s goal is to always stay moving. Since the age of 10...

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...

An invisible illness: Buchanan student Tiffany Johnson shares her story

Photo by Valerie Shelton - Tiffany Johnson explains what it’s like to have an invisible illness to students in her moms Building Bridges program...

Raw Fresno

To Naomi Hendrix eating raw food is much more than just a way to prepare her meals, to her raw food is life and...

Art of Life illuminates courageous journey with cancer

By Carol Lawson-Swezey, Reporter By J. M. SwezeyArt of Life artist Giselda Martin (third from right) stands next to her painting “Stronger.” She is...

A kidney for Kierra: Gettysburg Elementary and community rally around third-grader

Photo by Valerie Shelton Kierra’s brother Daryl Ellis, family friend Ava Torrenz, and cousin Janelle Ellis at the Gettysburg Elementary School carnival on May 6....

CUSD Make a Wish Fundraiser

By A.T. Gilbert Jamie Parmer is a people person. He is also a 4-year-old boy who was diagnosed in August 2013 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia...

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