Wellness

Fitness is a few steps away for hospital employees

Laura Acevedo, an executive secretary at Community Regional Medical Center, had never stepped foot in a gym before she began working out at the hospital’s new employee fitness center. Now after months of hitting the gym daily at 5:30 a.m. she’s 16 pounds slimmer, has lost 30 inches and had to go shopping for new clothes.

Putting the 'fun' back Into fitness

Top athletes and movie stars have the time and motivation to stay in great shape. The rest of us, though, often find it a challenge to fit fitness into our lives.

You’ve got to move it, move it!

Everyday movement can prevent pain, illness and early death. A recently released medical study found that people who sit for most of the day are 54 percent more likely to die from a heart attack than those who stand or walk.


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New child safety seat law

The new child safety seat law in effect Jan. 1, 2012, prohibits anyone from transporting a child under 8 years old without securing that child in an appropriate child passenger restraint system meeting applicable federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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New child safety seat law in effect Jan. 1

This new child safety seat law prohibits anyone from transporting a child under 8 years old without securing that child in an appropriate child passenger restraint system meeting applicable federal motor vehicle safety standards.

First 5 grant boosts Community’s asthma program for children

Community Medical Centers received $60,000 in grant money from First 5 Fresno County for the Community Asthma Education and Management Center. This grant is a continuation of the $200,000 grant the center received in early 2009 for its Early Childhood Asthma Program.


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"Suite" New Setup

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital is well known by patients for its luxury hotel-like experience and unsurpassed patient care. But find out how two new high-tech operating rooms called “the best in the world” by one doctor are helping to take patient safety and care to an unprecedented level.

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Ergo Smart

If just the thought of sitting down at your computer work station makes you cringe then maybe you need to make some changes. A Community Occupational Kinesiologist offers some steps you can take to make a difference in how you feel and how productive you are whether you’re working at the office or at home.

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MedWatch C-Fit Recipe Challenge - Enchilada Casserole

MedWatch is in the kitchen as we prepare the winning entries from our C-Fit Recipe Challenge. Proof that you can enjoy old family favorites without the guilt.

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