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Free flu vaccinations for the community with Sacramento Kings star player Rudy Gay

Free flu vaccinations for the community with Sacramento Kings star player Rudy Gay

With influenza season still upon us, it’s not too late to protect yourself from catching the flu. So take a shot with the Kings.

 

Kaiser Permanente is teaming up with the Sacramento Kings to offer the best defense against the flu – vaccination – at a special event Tuesday, February 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. featuring small forward Rudy Gay, Slamson and the Sacramento Kings dancers. Kaiser Permanente doctors are the team physicians of the Sacramento Kings.

Free flu shots will be available to the community at Kaiser Permanente Point West Medical Offices, 1650 Response Road, Sacramento, 95815 (across Exposition Boulevard from Cal Expo). Gay will sign autographs for the first 150 fans from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Parking will be on-site and free.

Anyone in need of a flu shot is encouraged to attend the event, which is open to nonmembers and members of Kaiser Permanente.

Arden Hills Presents Wellness Seminar: "Back to Basics" 2/11!

Arden Hills Presents Wellness Seminar: "Back to Basics" 2/11!

Whether you’re trying to lose weight or get into great shape in time for spring, fitness basics like proper form, kinesiology and sound nutrition are tried and true. 

Don’t miss the next “Wellness Education Seminar: Back to Basics” at Arden Hills on Wednesday evening, February 11, when Fitness Director Suzie Goodenough and a talented team of professional fitness trainers provide helpful insight, instruction and fitness tips. 

For more information about this special Wellness Education Seminar at Arden Hills, please
call 916-482-6111 or visit http://ardenhills.me/calendar.phpdisplay=FullCalendar&id=1421688509

Nutritious remedies for heart health

Nutritious remedies for heart health

The beginning of the year is always a time for resolutions, and Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento physician Rajiv Misquitta, MD, has one for you that is very timely considering February is American Heart Month.

Adopt a plant-based diet—basically, be vegan.

That’s what Dr. Misquitta did six years ago after he had a heart attack followed by a five-way bypass surgery four months later. He was just 40 and in reasonably good health.

The Internal Medicine doctor was discouraged that medicine could not completely keep his health problems at bay, so he made what many people might consider a drastic move: He eliminated all meat, dairy, and added fat, such as olive oil and nuts, from his diet. That decision was based on research suggesting a healthy lifestyle can reverse heart disease. He hasn’t had any heart problems since starting his new diet.

Planning your food for Sunday? Here is a great recipe.

Planning your food for Sunday? Here is a great recipe.

Planning your food for Sunday? Here is a great recipe.

Southwestern Layered Bean Dip

I have made this recipe many times, and it is always a crowd pleaser!   I got it off of EatingWell.com quite some time ago.  All the ingredients and instructions are below, but here is also the link from the EatingWell.com website:  Bean Dip Recipe.  Enjoy!

 

Arden Hills Presents Wellness Seminar: "Start the New Year Right, Lose Weight for Good!"!

Arden Hills Presents Wellness Seminar: "Start the New Year Right, Lose Weight for Good!"!

Tired of yo-yo dieting and making weight loss resolutions that don’t last?

Mark your calendar for the next -- and complimentary -- “Wellness Education Seminar” at Arden Hills on Wednesday evening, January 21, at 6 p.m. when MS Nutritionist Roltsch shares insight and strategies to make this the last year you need to have “lose weight” on your list of New Year’s resolutions. 

For more information about this helpful Wellness Education Seminar at Arden Hills, please call 916-482-6111 or visit http://ardenhills.net/home.php?display=fitness

Pay raise, better retirement part of nurses’ contract

Pay raise, better retirement part of nurses’ contract

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU) announced Saturday they had reached a tentative nurses’ contract with Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics that will cover their 18,000 California RNs. The deal will give the RNs increased pay, a stronger voice on patient care and improve workplace protections according to the union.

The agreement, which still needs to be ratified by the RNs, also provides significant raises and adds to their retirement package... Read More

California Department of Public Health Confirms Measles Cases

California Department of Public Health Confirms Measles Cases

CDPH has been notified of seven confirmed cases of measles in patients from five different locations within California it was reported today by Dr. Ron Chapman, CDPH director and state health officer... Read More