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Proposed Merger of County Health Services Decried

A proposal to consolidate the county’s public health, mental health and health services departments drew fire from mental health advocates and others Tuesday. Supervisor... Read more »

Measles Outbreak Tied to Disneyland

Nine people who visited Disneyland or Disney’s California Adventure Park in Anaheim in mid-December have contracted measles, the state Department of Public Health... Read more »

The Dementia that is NOT Alzheimer’s Disease

Lewy body dementia (LBD) — a complex, challenging and surprisingly common brain disease — is often misdiagnosed as its “cousin,” Alzheimer’s disease. And... Read more »

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 »

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