Posts Tagged as "Health"

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...

Khmer Girls in Action Hosts Health Fair and Wellness Week at Four Long Beach High Schools

Feb. 7, 2014 / By
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Khmer Girls In Action will host a week-long event across four different high schools to educate, excite and engage students in being healthy and well.   ..

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
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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...

Children Living On The Westside Struggle With Asthma

Jan. 23, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Jason Farabaugh, Andrew Spencer and Jami Kiyohara
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Living With Diabetes As A Teen

Jan. 6, 2014 / By
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One week later, the doctor called to break the news that her hunch was indeed correct...

The Peace Builders- Teen Chefs at Cabrillo High

Jan. 6, 2014 / By
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A group of young teen chefs are learning how to eat and make healthy food through the Health Corps program at Cabrillo High School...

Long Beach Students & Teachers Reflect on Fast Food

Jan. 2, 2014 / By
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Just down the street from Cabrillo High School in West Long Beach is a fast-food paradise: McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Winchell’s, Carl’s Jr.,..

A Case for Investing in Mental Health Services to Prevent Violence

Dec. 30, 2013 / By
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Since the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last November, there has been a continued national discussion prioritizing mental healthcare as a means to end violence in communities...

In Richmond, Eating Healthy Depends On Where You Live

Dec. 27, 2013 / By
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by Luis Cubas

You know how the saying goes: “You are what you eat.” The problem is, we don’t always have a choice...

NewsLongBeach: Healthy Eating for the Holidays

Nov. 23, 2013 / By
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The holidays are almost here and that means it’s time to overeat. Well, okay, maybe not overeat but sometimes we all don’t eat well...

Voices of Ramona Gardens: A medical clinic is a step away

Nov. 3, 2013 / By
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When Miguel Anda, 52, walks into the AltaMed Health Clinic inside the Ramona Gardens housing complex, he is usually greeted with a warm hello and a long line of patients...