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CA Health Officials Declares Measles Outbreak Over

The measles outbreak that state health officials traced to Disneyland and that affected 131 Californians was declared over Fridday. “We are pleased this outbreak... Read more »

Benefits of Exercise Outweigh Risks for Older Athletes

Middle-aged athletes are at low risk for having a sudden cardiac arrest while playing sports; and those who do have a greater chance of surviving the condition,... Read more »

Experts, Seniors Tell CA Lawmakers ‘Hear Us’ on Rising Elder Poverty

New America Media–SACRAMENTO, Calif.— “We have to raise hell with this man,” declared elders’ advocate Gary Passmore at a California Assembly hearing last... Read more »

Is it Dementia, or Just Normal Aging?

Newswise – Rochester, Minn – Researchers at Mayo Clinic developed a new scoring system to help determine which elderly people may be at a higher risk of developing... Read more »

Angelenos Help Set Guinness World Record

A sea of green-shirt clad exercise enthusiasts descended on Downtown Los Angeles last weekend to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest number of people... Read more »

Vitamin D Protects Against Colorectal Cancer

A new study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators demonstrates that vitamin D can protect some people with colorectal cancer by perking up the immune system’s... Read more »

DTSC Accused of ‘Environmental Racism’

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Vernon last week to call for the closure of Exide Techonologoes, an embattled lead-acid battery recycler in the city. “Stand... Read more »

Report Links Affordable Housing to Health

The lack of quality affordable housing in Los Angeles County is linked to serious health problems, according to a report released Tuesday by the county. Roughly... Read more »

Measles Outbreak Renews Calls to Vaccinate Children

Los Angeles County’s interim health officer urged residents Wednesday to ensure they are vaccinated for measles, and assured parents that vaccinating their children... Read more »

Measles Risk Not Over

Los Angeles County’s top health officer said today 15 cases of measles have been confirmed in the county, with 14 of them linked to the outbreak traced to Disneyland,... Read more »

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