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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...

PTSD leads to a healthier lifestyle for former marine

Contributed photo - Ruben and the Undoubted Training crew. By Diana Giraldo, Reporter Living with post traumatic stress disorder is living between three masks for...

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:...

Local author launches GoFundMe to print 1,000 books for children with cancer

Featured photo courtesy of Randall Priester - Author Karlene Kay Ryan displays the third book in the Genevieve series.   By Carole Grosch, Reporter Karlene Kay Ryan, an...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

Blood Center in critical need of blood donors

By Carol Lawson-Swezey, Reporter When three-year-old Parker Fritsch was diagnosed with Philadelphia Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2002, he was given a survival rate of less...

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...

The Van Ornam twins spread disability awareness

Photo by Valerie Shelton - The Van Ornam family: Lori, Juliana, Sydnee and Mark.   By Valerie Shelton, Editor When twins Sydnee and Juliana Van Ornam, 14, were...

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...

Undoubted Training helps people reach personal fitness goals

Photo by Valerie Shelton Ryan Rivera and Ruben Rodriguez of Undoubted Training. By Valerie Shelton, Editor Opting to go to a personal trainer isn’t easy, especially for...

Get Fit Doggie benefits all

Fitness partners can help keep us motivated and looking forward to our workouts time and time again, but exercise buddies don't always have to...

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....

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...

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...

Magnolia Crossing announces new sales director

Magnolia Crossing, a senior assisted living facility in Clovis, announced a new addition to its staff this week. Shana Estes has joined the community as...

Joyce Morrelli named Clovis Community Medical Center volunteer of the year

Featured photo by Valerie Shelton - Joyce Morrelli with her family; husband Phil, daughter Jeri Swenson, son-in-law Danny Swenson, son Anthony Morrelli and sister Emma...

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....

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...

Just keep pedaling: One man rides his bike 7200 miles to raise funds for...

By Valerie Shelton Sometimes all it takes is just one person to make a difference. That’s how Eric McIntyre, 58, felt two years ago when...

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...

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