Posts Tagged as "Health"

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

Oct. 14, 2014 / By

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...

Confessions of an E-Cig Salesman

May. 15, 2014 / By
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As a 20-something-year-old student, I’ve endured my share of odd jobs in the pursuit of work experience and a little extra cash...

Highway to Health Fair at Cabrillo High, May 3

Apr. 28, 2014 / By
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  • Event:

    Long Beach Cabrillo Highway to Health Festival

  • Location:

    Admiral Kidd Park, 2125 Santa Fe Avenue, Long Beach CA

  • Date:

    Saturday, May 03, 2014

  • Time:

    9 AM to 12 PM (PST)


Join HealthCorps, Active Alliance, and Long Beach Cabrillo for their first annual Highway to Health Festival...

Profile: Local “Seafood for the Future” Brings Sustainable, Clean Fish Awareness to Long Beach

Apr. 18, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Cole Hughey

It’s not everyday you get to eat fresh seafood caught along the coast...

Overcrowded Housing Leads to Mental Health Issues & Decreased Life Expectancy, Says Local Nonprofit

Apr. 9, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Rabiya Hussain

Every morning before Evangelina Ramirez leaves for work, she cleans the house in a meticulous manner so that everything is where it belongs...

Latino Health Equity Conference: April 10

Apr. 7, 2014 / By
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Conference Details

Thursday, April 10, 2014 / 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
California State University, Long Beach – USU Ballrooms
1250 Bellflower Blvd...

Young & Not Invincible: Health Dept. Responds to Youths’ Statements on Affordable Care Act

Mar. 19, 2014 / By
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One in four young people currently don’t have healthcare, according to a study by the Young Invincibles, a national organization committed to mobilizing and expanding opportunities for young people age 18 to 34...

Do Young “Invincibles” Need Health Insurance?

Mar. 10, 2014 / By
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According to Young, as of February 12th, 800,070 youth nationwide have signed up for health care through the Affordable Care Act. ..

Long Beach Mental Health Resources

Feb. 12, 2014 / By
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This is not intended to be a complete list of resources in Long Beach. The agencies listed should not be interpreted as a recommendation or an endorsement by the City of Long Beach...

California Program Improves Healthcare For State’s Most Vulnerable

Feb. 5, 2014 / By
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New America Media, Video, Jonah Most

Ed. Note: Cal MediConnect, a pilot program initially set to launch in eight California counties this year, aims to improve health care to some of the state’s most vulnerable — low-income seniors and people with disabilities...

CDC Says 1 in 4 U.S. Families Faced Medical Debt Crisis in 2012

Feb. 3, 2014 / By

AFRO, News Report, Alexis Taylor

One out of every four American families in 2012 dealt with a medical bill debt burden, according to a data report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January...