Family HealthCare Network is pleased to announce its 16th Annual Ivanhoe Health Fair, Thursday, March 26, from 4 to 7pm. Presented in partnership with the Tulare County Gang Prevention Task Force’s Step Up program, community members are invited to join Family HealthCare Network for the event, which will take place at Ivanhoe Elementary School, located […]
Kaweah Delta Health Care District welcomes Tariq Javed, M.D., a nephrologist, as medical director of Kaweah Delta Porterville Dialysis. Dr. Javed is board certified in nephrology and internal medicine and is seeing patients at Kaweah Delta Porterville Dialysis, 385 N. Pearson Drive, and at his Porterville office, 390 N. Pearson Drive (across from Porterville Dialysis).
Gilbert Sunio, MD, an internal medicine physician with Visalia Medical Clinic, is now offering medically based, personalized weight loss programs through the Center for Medical Weight Loss. The Center for Medical Weight Loss brings trained medical expertise to the weight loss field. A primary goal, Dr. Sunio explained, is to break food addictions to help […]
Kaweah Delta Hospice is looking for volunteers to help provide relief, comfort and hope to patients. Anyone interested in attending the next volunteer orientation from 9am to 3pm on Wednesday, April 1 and Friday, April 3, must first pass a background check. Hospice volunteers assist families in a variety of ways including: visiting patients, providing […]
While the flu has hit epidemic proportions in the U.S., according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) it has yet to reach its peak, especially in the West Coast. California generally is on the tail end of the flu timeline, and cases are on the rise and will worsen well into February. “It’s not […]
Kaweah Delta Health Care District will host a sports camp on Saturday, February 7, to help student athletes and their parents learn how to prevent throwing injuries. Participants will receive coaching on warm-up techniques and throwing, strengthening, and pitching mechanics. Instructors will include Chamberlain Baseball Academy coaches and Therapy Specialists Professionals. While students receive instruction, […]
Kaweah Delta Health Care District’s fourth rural health clinic opened on January 9, to serve patients in Dinuba. The 5000 square-foot clinic, located at 855 West Monte Vista Drive, is open from 8am to 5pm on weekdays but closed for lunch between12-1pm. With 12 exam rooms, the clinic will provide patients with family medicine, pediatric […]
Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have found that diets rich in whole walnuts or walnut oil slowed prostate cancer growth in mice. In addition, both walnuts and walnut oil reduced cholesterol and increased insulin sensitivity. The walnut diet also reduced levels of the hormone IGF-1, which had been previously implicated in both prostate […]