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Timely Reminders: Sexual Assault Awareness

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month The month of April has been designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in the United States. The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. Each day people witness a continuum of behaviors that [...]

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RMC site preparation begins

The location of the new Ripon Medical Center is looking busy these days as site preparation has begun to start the footings and foundation for the building. Work started on Tuesday, April 2, and the pouring of concrete is occurring. The site work was pending state approval, which has since been received, and warmer temperatures have [...]

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What’s with that whistling hearing aid?

Written by:  Angela E. Katzfey, Au.D., CCC-A of Agnesian HealthCare When a hearing aid whistles or buzzes in someone’s ear, audiologists* call it feedback.  If you experience whistling or buzzing noises, here are a few important things to know. It should never happen with a properly placed hearing aid, and you should not have to [...]

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Energy drinks and your athletic performance

Are you drinking Red Bull or other energy drinks to increase your athletic performance?  Well, a recent study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning reports that non-caffeine ingredients in energy drinks don’t enhance your athletic performance.  A group of researchers removed ingredients like taurine and vitamin B from Red Bull and had cyclists train.  They found [...]

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Gardening through Grief

Lately I find myself wishing that winter would be over, and spring would hurry up and get here. Grief is tough enough without being cooped up inside my house all winter long. There is something to be said about the birds chirping and flowers blooming every year. Spring allows me to open my windows and [...]

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Video Blog: Why Did Jesus Suffer?

He was a good person who spoke of God, love and charity. He performed healing miracles for complete strangers. Still, Jesus was mocked in public and executed for all to see. Click for Bishop Don’s message on why our Savior suffered humiliation and an unimaginable death. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (599). [...]

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What types of foods should I eat to stay heart healthy?

By: Richard Santa-Cruz, MD, Cardiologist with the Dale Michels Center for Heart Care In addition to exercising, improving your diet is an important step to take to improve your heart health. But, I understand that changing your diet is easier said than done. It is unrealistic for me to think that all my patients are going to [...]

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