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2013 Greenprint Summit

2013 Greenprint Summit

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation for a special day of learning, networking, and collaboration on designing, building, and maintaining healthy communities in the Sacramento region. This year’s Greenprint Summit will focus on demonstrating the connection between public health and the urban forest. The Summit provides a forum for sharing current research findings, learning about current regional projects, and exploring new innovative partnerships.

Speakers will include:

  • Dr. Lawrence Frank, President of Urban Design 4 Health, Seattle
  • Dr. Desirée Backman, Chief Prevention Officer Institute for Population Health Improvement, UC Davis Health System and California Department of Health Care Services
  • Dr. Sam Soret, Chair of the Department of Environmental Health and Geoinformatics Sciences, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University
  • Dr.

Tune in TONIGHT to 'Fighting Lung Cancer: A Woman's Inspiration'

Tune in TONIGHT to 'Fighting Lung Cancer: A Woman's Inspiration'

Increasingly, more and more people who’ve never smoked a day in their life are being diagnosed with lung cancer. And while lung cancer causes more deaths annually than any other form of cancer, if caught early, recovery is at its best.

News 10 and Mercy Cancer Institute of Greater Sacramento invite you to tune in to a special half-hour segment “Fighting Lung Cancer: A Woman’s Inspiration” Thursday, November 29 at 7:30 p.m.

You will be introduced to local women, all non-smokers, who were diagnosed with lung cancer incidentally, and learn about the movement that seeks to screen and catch lung cancer early—for the best possible treatment outcomes.

Again, this show airs Thursday, November 29, at 7:30pm on News10.  You won't want to miss it!

 

Children's Museum in Rancho Cordova Plans Fun, Healthy Eating Day Activities

Children's Museum in Rancho Cordova Plans Fun, Healthy Eating Day Activities

 

In order to show how much fun eating healthy can be, the Sacramento Children's Museum will be hosting "Happy Heart, Healthy Eating Day" Saturday, Dec. 1, at their location in Rancho Cordova from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Activities will include a cooking demonstration by chefs from Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School, a Happy Yogis exercise session, a music and movement class, and more.

Admission is free, and all the museum's exhibits and activities will be available to participants.

For more information, please call (916) 638-7225 or visit the Museum’s website at sacramentochildrensmuseum.org.

 

Source: Helen Brewer, Public Information Office, City of Rancho Cordova

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly Challenge: The Power of the Push up!

Weekly Challenge: The Power of the Push up!

2012 Weekly Challenge #39: The Power of the Push-Up

What do you do when your bootcamp coach says "time for pushups?" I'm willing to bet you groan, shoot a dirty look or, at a minimum roll your eyes. Admit it - you know its true!

Pushups aren't the easiest thing in the world to do. But they are worth every bit of effort you put into them. Pushups work SO many muscle groups. Primarily, they work your deltoids (shoulders), triceps (back of the upper arm) and pectorals (chest).

Metabolism Diet... as seen on Dr. Oz!

Metabolism Diet... as seen on Dr. Oz!

Did you see Dr. Oz the other day?  He had a great show!  The idea of metabolic individuality and eating right for your metabolism type that we’ve been talking about for so long is FINALLY getting out there to the masses!  This is so important for weight loss as well as health, longevity and the prevention of degenerative disease such as Diabetes and Cancer.  Dr. Oz talked specifically about the exact foods that are good for your individual metabolism; i.e.

Free Quick Quack Car Wash on Sept. 26 With Donation to Help Hospitalized Kids

Free Quick Quack Car Wash on Sept. 26 With Donation to Help Hospitalized Kids

Quick Quack Car Wash is giving back to the community in a special way by offering free car washes to help raise money for pediatric patients at Sutter Children’s Center, Sacramento. On Wednesday, Sept, 26 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Quick Quack Car Wash will give away a free Basic Car Wash ($5.99 value) for any donation made to the Donut Dash – a nonprofit which raises money for the Child Life Program at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. This one-day special event is available at all seven of Quick Quack’s Sacramento area locations. Donations made will be used to support children and their families cope with their medical experience by providing normal childhood activities, promoting development, teaching children about their illness and treatments and supporting the family emotionally.

Watch 'Stand Up To Cancer' on News10 Sept 7 @ 8pm

Watch 'Stand Up To Cancer' on News10 Sept 7 @ 8pm

This year 1.4 million Americans will be diagnosed with Cancer.

Help advance groundbreaking research.  Watch 'Stand Up to Cancer' this Friday from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.