Health News from Sutter Health


"Sara had been living with stomach pain and digestive problems for more than a year before we were finally referred to Dr. Barad," says Shawndra, Sara's mother. "But once we saw him, everything started to get better."

When she was 10, Sara began to suffer from heartburn and stomach problems. "It was awful to see my young daughter go through that," Shawndra says. "Sara's energy level dropped; she quit soccer and didn't want to walk our puppy anymore. She also lost 10 pounds - a lot for a sixth-grader her size. I knew something was wrong." Read more.

November 12, 2010
Start Eating Healthy

genthumb.jpg With the holidays right around the corner, it might be beneficial to begin eating healthy today.

In honor of "Start Eating Healthy Day," Reetu Sharma, M.D., cardiologist with the Sutter Heart & Vascular Institute, shares information about tasty, healthy food alternatives to holiday temptations.

View the story as reported by New10.

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Join us at the State Capitol West Steps to see the Capitol Lit Up Blue

Sunday, November 14th

5:30 to 7 p.m.  

Free Blue Light Sticks • Healthy Food Samples • Health Fair • Family Fun Music • Jazzercise • Soul Line Dancing 



Ben Vereen, Tony Award Winner and Movie Star


Jake (Body by Jake) Steinfeld, Chair of the California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sport


For more information on this event, email sacramentowdd@diabetes.org 

or call 916-924-3232, x7402.

The Birthing Center at Sutter Davis Hospital and the Family Birth Center at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital were honored in the magazine's "Best of Sacramento" edition for having the only in-hospital birthing tubs in the region. The item is listed under the category, "Shopping and Services," and the award is humorously titled, "Best Hot Tubs."

Check out the issue. http://www.sacmag.com/media/Sacramento-Magazine/November-2010/2010-Best-of-Sacramento/

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