disease

Sutter employs new procedure to treat sepsis

For decades, when doctors needed to insert a central line into the jugular of a patient they would poke and prod, using landmarks on the body to find the vein. But there’s a la ...

Mind-body center aids cancer patients, survivors

When Shannon Maveety faced her second bout with cancer, she thought she could deal with the disease alone. “I thought, ‘I’m a tough lady, I can do this,’&r ...

West Nile-infected bird found

Last week, a bird in East Sacramento tested positive for the West Nile virus. But don’t panic. While it’s the first West Nile bird of the year for the Sacramento area, there i ...