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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...

California Health Sciences University hosts Measure C town hall meeting

Clovis Community College staff and students sought community support for Measure C during a town hall meeting on March 29, held at California Health...

Get Fit Clovis team tries Barre at Pilates Street

File photo - The Clovis Roundup Community Newspaper team working away at the Get Fit Clovis challenge. From L-R, Clovis Roundup office manager and...

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....

Reporter aims to inspire others in sharing her personal fitness journey

As long as I can remember my mother has always been a fervent advocate of home cooked meals. Growing up in Colombia, her mother...

Working out in the summer heat

Working out without the proper water intake can quickly lead to dehydration, and adding the Fresno summer heat can make it a dangerous combination. Kelly...

Orchard Park celebrates 17 years, donates funds to Alzheimer’s Foundation

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Orchard Park, the oldest senior assisted living community in Clovis, celebrated its 17th anniversary with a country-style barbecue on Thursday, Oct....

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...

Staying active and seeking counsel aids those with PTSD

It's like a mini movie that plays in your head, explained Christopher Fernando; “It may only last 10 seconds but it's 10 seconds that...

Pink Heals surprises local cancer-fighting mom Karyn Jakobs

By Valerie Shelton, Editor For the last five years, local mother of five Karyn Jakobs has been battling a rare form of cancer. The 37-year-old was...

Clovis Community Medical Center takes a stand against diabetes

Community Medical Centers addressed the diabetes epidemic during its latest HealthQuest seminar last Thursday. Led by Dr. Dominic Dizon of Community Regional Medical Center, the...

Certus CrossFit: Putting Passion into Fitness

Courtesy of Michelle Kasten - Michelle Kasten is shown doing box jumps, one of CrossFit’s many simple workouts. The passionate co-owner and gym manager opened...

Clovis Community Cancer Institute set to open Aug. 1

Central Valley cancer patients no longer need to travel across the state to receive optimal care. In fact, according to Community Medical Centers’ Chief...

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...

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...

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...

Dentistry with Hope event provides free services and brighter smiles

By Carol Lawson-Swezey The line started forming at 3 p.m. the afternoon before while the unseasonably hot sun beat down on the patient waiters. By...

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....

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...

Taking a passion and running with it Clovis runner now on pace to...

By Daniel Leon, Sports Intern Following her mother’s death in 2001, Joanna Vitale was up against one of the toughest times of her life and...

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...

Celebrating National Bike Month

Photo by Valerie Shelton People ride their bikes on the winding pathway in Cottonwood Park during the city’s Trail Fest. By Valerie Shelton, Editor If the...

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...

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