Posts Tagged as "Health"

Top Democrats, Cancer Patients Unite Against Obamacare Repeal

Jan. 18, 2017 / By
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Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi alongside other congressmembers, cancer patients, and Long Beach stakeholders gathered to defend Obamacare on MLK Day.
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Defying All Odds: The New Generation of Latinx Doctors

Sep. 28, 2016 / By
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Only four percent of California’s doctors are Latino. From that underrepresented group we have profiled three doctors who are hoping to inspire others like them to succeed and give back to their communities.

In Santa Ana, Promotores Lead the Way in Community Health

Aug. 23, 2016 / By
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Meet Santa Ana’s promotores, community members trained to provide health education to residents, often hailing from the same neighborhoods and conditions they live in.
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Latino Youth Workshops on Substance Use & Relationships

Jun. 30, 2016 / By
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Join the Center for Latino Community Health for workshops about sex, drugs, and partner communication.

What One Organization Is Doing To Reduce HIV/AIDS In Long Beach

Jun. 23, 2015 / By
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As National HIV Testing Day approaches on June 27, we spoke to the ADAM Project, one local group that is working to make a difference.

Sophia’s Hope: A Swab of The Inside of Your Cheek

Jun. 9, 2015 / By
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Those who are not Caucasians are more likely to die of leukemia or of other blood cancers.

Should You Or Shouldn’t You? The Vaccination Debate

Mar. 16, 2015 / By
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A recent local measles outbreak involved a student from CSULB, who came back from winter break in January with the measles. The student, who has not been identified, has since recovered but exposed at least 20 other students.
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Holistic Healer Shares Her Top DIY Remedies

Feb. 4, 2015 / By
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Panquetzani’s holistic healing work encompasses western herbalism and modern-day wellness approaches. Her practices consist of implementing low-cost, low-technology healing approaches that anyone can do in the comfort of their home.

Lakers Show LB Teens How To Stay Fit

Dec. 18, 2014 / By
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Eating healthy and making sure you do some physical activity every day-- some notes the Lakers gave Cabrillo & Poly high schools students when they met them this week.

Don’t get the flu. Don’t spread the flu.

Oct. 14, 2014 / By
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Come to our FREE community Flu Clinic next week on Thursday, October 23rd! Bring your family and friends to get vaccinated between 2pm and 7pm at your local Health Department, 2525 Grand Avenue in Long Beach...

LB Health Department Assists in Reducing the HIV/STD Disease Burden

Jun. 6, 2014 / By
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By Guest Writer Julio C. Rodríguez, Long Beach Health Dept.

Since the first AIDS case was reported here in Long Beach back in early 1983, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has continued to affect us...