From Great Feats to Great Feet

Podiatrist Recalls Early Days as Navy Field Medic for Marines Above: Kevin Miller, D.P.M., said his inspiration for becoming a podiatrist started while serving in the U.S. Navy, addressing the needs of a Marine Division. When you are a field medic with an infantry combat Marine unit, you see a lot of bad feet. Just…
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Community Health Education Classes

Healthier Living • A six-week class offered several times during the year, taught in conjunction with Solano Public Health and the Area Agency on Aging. Classes are free but space is limited. Call (707) 646-5469. Caregivers’ Support Group • For anyone involved in caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia-related illness….
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Jubilee Celebrates 31 Years of Success

Breezy but temperate weather greeted hundreds of revelers who gathered at the Harbison Event Center at the Nut Tree for the 31st annual Solano Wine & Food Jubilee Saturday, May 19. More than 2,000 ticket holders enjoyed goods shared by scores of food, wine and brew vendors, perused hundreds of items in a silent auction…
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Learn to Avoid Serious Accidents in Your Home

Accidents within the home are a leading cause of death in the United States. Falls, drowning, and injuries from burns, poisons and hazardous chemicals are among the most common reasons for visits to the emergency department. The good news is that many of these home accidents can be prevented by taking some extra precautions. Heather…
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Try to Stay Cool When Solano’s Heat is On

The temperatures may be pleasant now in Solano County, but just wait. You know summer will be here in a few months, and with it the ever-rising mercury. Don’t let heat exhaustion burn out your love of summer. Make sure you recognize signs of trouble as you head outdoors for fun and exercise. Heat exhaustion…
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SURVIVAL TIPS: Fires to Floods

Earthquake Solano County is next to several earthquake fault lines and experts say it is only a matter of time before an earthquake the magnitude of 6.7 or greater occurs in the Bay Area. It you feel the earth rumbling, take the following precautions: If you’re indoors, stay inside. If you’re outside, stay outside. If…
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Learn to Fend Off Falls

Balance is a critical issue for older people and with good reason. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 2.8 million people age 65 and up are treated each year in emergency departments for fall injuries and one out of every five falls causes a serious injury such as a broken bone or head trauma….
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Use Facebook, Get Engaged

NorthBay Healthcare cordially invites you to get engaged on Facebook by reading, liking, sharing and commenting on our many healthy posts. You might even win a prize! #HealthTipTuesday is posted every Tuesday on the NorthBay Facebook page (Facebook.com/NorthBayHealthcare) and shares a healthy tip from one of our many providers each week. Posts run the gamut…
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31st Solano Wine & Food Jubilee Returns to Vacaville

Mark your calendars: The 31st Solano Wine & Food Jubilee returns to Harbison Event Center at the Nut Tree in Vacaville, at 6:30 p.m. on May 19, 2018. “We’re very excited that the Jubilee will again be held at the Nut Tree,” said Craig Bryan, Jubilee committee chair and NorthBay Healthcare Foundation board member. The…
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Community Health Education Classes

Healthier Living • A six-week class offered several times during the year, taught in conjunction with Solano Public Health and the Area Agency on Aging. Classes are free but space is limited. Call (707) 646-5469. Caregivers’ Support Group • For anyone involved in caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia-related illness….
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