Health & Fitness

All Squared Up
Sour news about Gummi Bears

Sour news about Gummi Bears

It is rare that I let my paid writing and my for fun writing overlap, but this will be an exception. I just finished an article about the effects of sour candies, chews, powders and breath mints on tooth enamel and I just had to share. What I won't share are the photos...

HealthyCal.org
Drought, Shutdown of Rancho Feeding Corp. Could Cripple Regrowth of California’s Independent, Grass-fed Livestock Producers

Apr 9, 2014

By Angela Woodall The Rancho slaughterhouse was a critical piece of the supply chain for sustainable, local meat, leaving consumers with fewer alternatives to factory-farmed meats, despite the growing demand.

The post Drought, Shutdown of Rancho Feeding Corp. Could Cripple Regrowth of California’s Independent, Grass-fed Livestock Producers appeared first on California Health Report.


Tags: | |

Cavegrrl
How to Manage Depression Without Drugs: That’s So Paleo!

Apr 9, 2014

I recently had the privilege of reading a review copy of Janna Marlies Maron’s (pictured above) brand new book How to Manage Depression Without Drugs: 5 Game Plans to Help Me Get My Life Back. I was eager to read and help promote the book because I feel it ties in directly with the...

HealthyCal.org
Young Teenagers Give Birth to a Quarter of all Babies Born to Teen Mothers

Apr 9, 2014

By Fran Kritz

The number of babies born to mothers ages 15 to 17 years of age has declined but still represents over a quarter of teen births each year, according to the April issue of Vital Signs, a monthly health indicator publication of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.)  According to the...

Tags: | |

Game to 100
On being an athletic fat kid

Apr 9, 2014
On being an athletic fat kid

  When I brought home my report card near the end of fourth grade at Our Lady of Lourdes grammar school in Queens, I gave it to my mother. She took it into the dining room to discuss it with … Continue reading

Robert's Sister
New Medication – Take Two

New Medication – Take Two



The decision to take Robert off of Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine) was very difficult.  It felt as if I was saying, “Why no, Robert, you can NOT have seizure control.” 

Robert has tried his entire life to achieve seizure control.  Our parents did what they could in order to reach that goal when he was...

Tags:

Hybrid Rasta Mama
Do Not Miss This 24 Hour Sale If You Want To Become Educated and Empowered To Care For Your Family Naturally!

Apr 8, 2014

One day it hits you… The mainstream medical community, the agricultural industry, our government, the powers-that-be…. They don’t want us healthy. Not by a long shot. Know why? Because healthy people ask questions. Healthy people do research. Healthy people challenge authority. Sick people…people whose bodies are filled with toxins and GMOs and pharmaceuticals and...

Tags: | | |

HealthyCal.org
The Waiting Room: L.A. County’s Medi-Cal Backlog

Apr 8, 2014

By Jessica Portner As the deluge of applications for Medi-Cal through continues to flood into Covered California, local health advocacy groups and providers throughout Los Angeles County say the sizable enrollment backlog is delaying health care services for needy residents.

The post The Waiting Room: L.A. County’s Medi-Cal Backlog appeared first on California Health...

Tags: | |

HealthyCal.org
Fewer Fractures Linked to Higher Socioeconomic Status Among Minority Middle Aged Women

Apr 8, 2014

By Fran Kritz

If you are a middle-aged African-American or Asian woman, your social class may play a significant role in how likely you are to suffer bone fractures, according to a new study by researchers at UCLA.

The researchers used data on 2,167 pre-menopausal women from the Study of Women’s Health Across...

Tags: | |

Brown Thumb Mama
Natural Earache Remedies

When I was little, I got earaches all the time. My mom says I had my first one when I was just a few months old! The pediatrician’s automatic answer was “ear infection” and the prescription was liquid penicillin. It was thick and pink and gloppy, and tasted absolutely horrible. Now we know that...

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook

Categories

  • Hot Topics (2)
  • Shopping (974)
  • Top Stories (3612)