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Nephrologist joins clinic in Lindsay

  Kaweah Delta Health Care District welcomes Roger Haley, M.D., a nephrologist, to Lindsay Health Clinic. Dr. Haley is board certified in nephrology and internal medicine and is seeing patients twice a month at Kaweah Delta Lindsay Health Clinic, 839 N. Sequoia Ave. Dr. Haley treats and manages kidney disease, kidney stones or renal failure, chronic [...]

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At A New Point

  It was 25 years ago when Kelli Jones-Phillips auditioned to work as a lab technician. The former cake decorator was looking to get into a new career and her steady hands and attention to detail paid off when her interview consisted of one task – don’t miss the vein. Jones-Phillips was able to find [...]

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A&W hosts blood drive April 18 in Exeter The community of Exeter invites you, your family and friends to join them in helping save lives by participating in a blood drive on Friday, April 18. A bloodmobile will be located in the parking lot of A&W Root Beer, 420 N. Kaweah Ave. in Exeter, from [...]

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Children’s Hospital provides excellent care for Valley victims of child abuse

  The Guild’s Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Center at Children’s Hospital Central California is now one of the select in the nation qualified as a Center of Excellence, achieving the highest of three benchmarking standards set by the Children’s Hospital Association. In addition to meeting all basic and advanced-level recommendations, the Guild’s Child Abuse [...]

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Dentist shortage begins to bite California

  A lingering recession, the elimination of Medicaid dental reimbursements and a glut of established dentists in wealthier, populated areas may explain why more new dentists are practicing outside California, according to a new policy brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. “Good access to dental care depends on having a robust supply [...]

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New class takes up residency at KDDH

  Kaweah Delta has selected its next class of resident physicians for its emergency medicine and family medicine programs and its first class of psychiatry residents. Resident physicians (or residents) have earned medical (M.D. or D.O.) degrees after 4 years in medical school. They are then in “residency,” training for an additional 3 to 5 years to [...]

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Exeter readying for Relay For Life May 17-18

  The Exeter Relay For Life Committee is finalizing plans for Exeter’s 7th annual Relay For Life, May 17-18 at Exeter Union High School Stadium. Relay For Life is held in honor of those fighting cancer, in memory of those who have died from cancer and in order to raise money to find a cure [...]

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Well-ness In Hand

As we mature, traditional gyms become less and less attractive options to stay in shape. The grunts and growls from the weight room. The celebrity chatter on the cardio equipment. The eager heavers waiting to pounce on the weight machines. And the constant blaring of over hyped dance music thumping your temple. It almost seems [...]

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CSET Fills Senior Needs

In the last six months, Ivet Soria has transformed the Lindsay Senior Center from a sparsely attended program in a near vacant building to creating fun activities attracting hundreds of seniors each week. Soria tirelessly built partnerships with community organizations to help rejuvenate the formerly full senior center. She recruited students at Lindsay’s continuation high [...]

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From March Madness to Senior Gladness

Bracketologists, beware! Local seniors are now in the game, ready to pick their favorite NCAA basketball teams, shoot some hoops and cheer their favorites on to win as part of a national contest.  It’s all part of “Senior March Gladness” – a program to get seniors engaged in March Madness by Visiting Angels, a national [...]

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