November 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

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 »

L.A. County Funds Diversion for Mentally Ill Criminal Offenders

The Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to set aside $20 million for diversion programs designed to treat, rather than jail, mentally ill offenders. The allocation... Read more »

Sexual Risk Behaviors of Hispanic Youth Vary by Language, Place of Birth

A new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health finds that the sexual risk behaviors of young Hispanic people living in the U.S. vary considerably with their degree... Read more »

98,000 Families at Risk of Losing Health Coverage

Failure to provide proof of being in the U.S. lawfully could trigger the loss of health coverage for close to 100 thousand families in California, according to Covered... Read more »

« Previous PageNext Page »

Copyright © 2015 Eastern Group Publications/EGPNews, Inc. ·