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Healthy for the Holidays: Tips for Reducing Stress and Staying Well Throughout the Season

The holiday season can be a mixed blessing. While many look forward to the glittering lights, festive music, decadent treats, jovial office parties and family gatherings,... Read more »

Life in America: Hazardous to Immigrants’ Health?

America is a nation of immigrants drawn from all parts of the world by the promise of freedom and a good life. But a substantial body of evidence suggests that for... Read more »

Sen. Lara Re-Introduces Health for All Act

Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) Monday re-introduced the Health for All Act of 2015 which would guarantee all Californians, regardless of their immigration... Read more »

Cooking for Thanksgiving? Simple Tips to Keep Food Safe

California’s health department is reminding consumers about the importance of importance of safe food handling to prevent foodborne illness. “Bacterial pathogens... Read more »

‘The Circle of Life’ – Preparing for the Job of Caretaker

About four years ago, Rodolfo Valle felt something was wrong, so with his wife Betty by his side he went to see his doctor, who told he has Parkinsons disease, an... Read more »

9 Fats to Include in a Healthy Diet

Fats are often considered the enemy of good nutrition, but when included in a healthy diet they can boast several potential health benefits. In the September issue... Read more »

Beware: Yellow Fever Mosquitoes Found in Commerce, Pico Rivera

Yellow fever mosquitoes, a tropical and subtropical insect capable of spreading disease, were found in Commerce and Pico Rivera last week, the first discovery of... Read more »

UCLA Med Center to Hold Mock Ebola Response

Staff at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center plan to hold a “big exercise” Friday on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms, according to UCLA’s... Read more »

L.A. County Health Officials Prepared To Protect Against Ebola Virus

Local health officials told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday that they are fully prepared to protect Los Angeles County residents from the Ebola virus, but do not... Read more »

Asking Parents Smart Questions Can Help Obese Kids Lose Weight

Preventing childhood obesity may begin at home, but there’s plenty nurses can do to help parents embrace healthy lifestyle choices, says Rita John, DNP, EdD, CPNP-PC,... Read more »

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