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Health and Beauty brought to you by Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.

    Why Am I So Cranky?

    healthandbeauty_120x120By Pat News, RNC, NP, MSN

    Henry Mayo Hosts Spring Blood Drive

    khts_healthHenry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital invites the community to give the gift of life by donating blood during its spring blood drive on Tuesday, April 5, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the HMNMH/COC Clinical Education Center on the Hospital’s campus.

    No Flat Lazy Butts

    altBy Karena Thek Lineback

    Don't take it personally but if you have a flat butt then you probably also have a lazy butt. If your butt were working it would be higher and rounder. Time to put it back to work and the trick is to find out why it dozed off in the first place. Because all the ‘Butt Buster' exercises in the world won't work if you can't ‘WAKE UP' your butt in the first place.

    Something Old, Something New: Embracing Eco-Friendly Fashion

    labelsMar2Recycled, upcycled, vintage, pre-loved. Whatever you call it, secondhand clothing saves us money and is good for the planet.

    When we donate our clothing to secondhand shops, we give others the opportunity to find fashion in our unwanted items but we also keep the clothing from filling up our landfills. Just how does recycling clothing affect our environment? Can throwing clothing in the trash make that much of an environmental dent?

    Backpack Safety Is A Back-To-School Issue

    By Dr. Carolyn A. Griffin, D.C.

    Concern over children and their backpacks continues to grow.  An article appearing in the September 8, 2003 issue of The Times Herald featured this problem by noting, “Trudging their way around the school campus or to the bus stop, hunched-over kids could be dealing themselves a lifetime of back pain, experts warn.”

    Exercise Can Help Build Bone Density Without Supplements

    khts_healthAn article in the July 29 issue of The British Medical Journal stated that taking calcium supplements could increase your heart attack risk by 31 percent. The head of the analysis team, Professor Ian Reid at the University of Auckland, said that the study shows that “The risks outweigh the benefits.”

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    Henry Mayo Hospital Offers Free Colorectal Cancer Screenings

    khts_healthIn honor of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will distribute free colorectal cancer screening kits to adults age 50 and greater from March 21 to 25.
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    Chiropractor During Pregnancy?

    By Dr. Carolyn A. Griffin

    Absolutely!  If there’s one group of people who need chiropractic care more than any other, it’s pregnant women