Rethink your Drink Solano!

The sun is out and the heat is on.  Proper hydration is critical for keeping cool and maintaining optimal health this summer.  The human body consists of up to 75% water, or about 10 to 12 gallons, so replenishing your body’s water supply is the essential...

Marijuana Toolkit

The Marijuana Toolkit is a resource created by the Solano Coalition for Better Health (Coalition) Community Programs staff to aid community members who are interested in creating programs, workshops, or other outreach events that are centered around marijuana...

Incontinence – You’re Not Alone

By the year 2020, the sale of adult diapers nationwide will exceed the sale of baby diapers. Unless you want to buy stock in a growth industry, you probably didn’t care to know that statistic. On the other hand, if you wear adult diapers, it’s good to know you’re not...

How Alcohol Affects the Brain

Think about the last glass of wine, pint of beer, or shot of vodka you consumed. Do you know how those drinks affect your brain with every sip that passes your lips? The brain is made up of many sections that communicate with each other very quickly through the use of...

More Kids Getting Type 2 Diabetes

When I went to medical school, way back in the 20th Century, medical students were taught there were two kinds of diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes was caused by a lack of insulin (the hormone that lowers blood sugar), started in childhood and occurred in kids whose weight...