Cost to Treat Heart Disease Will Triple by 2030

Cost to Treat Heart Disease Will Triple by 2030

DALLAS, Jan. 24, 2011 — The cost to treat heart disease in the United States will triple by 2030, according to a policy statement published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. “Despite the successes in reducing and treating heart disease over the last half century, even if we just maintain our current rates, […]

This Week on Melly’s Kitchen “Rich Polenta Cakes with Mushroom Sauce”~By Melanie Klann of Newsome Harlow Wines

This Week on Melly’s Kitchen “Rich Polenta Cakes with Mushroom Sauce”~By Melanie Klann of Newsome Harlow Wines

Murphys, CA….This week on Melly’s Kitchen, Melanie Klann talks Appetizers…..“For me, the reason appetizers are so amazing is that every piece is sacred, especially made for each guest. It is easy to make a big tri-tip and boil some potatoes for 80 people, but appetizers are an individual creation. One bite can have so many […]

Starting July 2011, a New Law (AB 354) Changing California Immunization Requirements for All Students Entering 7th-12th Grades Goes into Effect

Starting July 2011, a New Law (AB 354) Changing California Immunization Requirements for All Students Entering 7th-12th Grades Goes into Effect

California legislature passed AB 354 requiring all students grades 7-12 be immunized against whooping cough (pertussis) prior to entry for the next school year. All Bret Harte students will need proof of the Tdap vaccine on or after the 10th birthday to meet this requirement. Your physician or the health department vaccination clinics will be […]

Every Child Healthy network Launches to Help Kids Get Fit, Grow Confidence

CARSON CITY, Nev…The Every Child Healthy network, the nation’s newest, most unique holistic program to help children win the battle against obesity, launches today with comprehensive web-based and summer camp programs dedicated to helping youth become champions for life. The Every Child Healthy network’s global portal, www.everychildhealthy.com, is the interactive centerpiece of a comprehensive, professionally-designed […]

Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board Vacancies

Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board Vacancies

The Placer County Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board has several vacancies, including positions for clients of county programs and for outside professionals. Created in 1993, the advisory board has seats for 16 members. It generally meets once a month. “We are eager to get the vacant seats filled because the advisory board plays […]

The Kid Connection….”Healthy Eating Habits”~by Stefanie Pechan

The Kid Connection….”Healthy Eating Habits”~by Stefanie Pechan

Fruits and vegetables… Are they a frequent visitor in your household or just an occasional guest? Do you have trouble getting the kids (or maybe yourself) to include those with every meal? As a parent, you have the most influence on your child. Here are a few suggestions on helping your child to develop healthy […]

Yellow Starthistle Control and Preventing the Spread of Invasive Weeds in El Dorado County

Yellow Starthistle Control and Preventing the Spread of Invasive Weeds in El Dorado County

Homeowners, farmers, ranchers, pest control applicators and land managers are invited to attend a Yellow starthistle control workshop set for Friday, January 28, 2011. The event will be held from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.at the El Dorado County Administrative Building C (Planning Commission Room), 2850 Fairlane Court in Placerville. Participants will learn about mechanical, […]

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada and Its Foundation Commit $271,713 in 2010

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada and Its Foundation Commit $271,713 in 2010

Las Vegas, CA…To address ongoing health disparities and hardships encountered by millions of American families, the men and women of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and its corporate foundation, proudly continued the company’s tradition of caring for the people it serves and the health of our communities by contributing $271,713 to philanthropic and civic […]