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County’s Mortality Rate Decline Outpaces Nation

A 50 percent drop in death rates for AIDS, and drops in death rates for strokes and heart disease, helped Los Angeles County outpace the rest of country in reducing... Read more »

Holiday Cooking In High Gear, Some Tips to Keep Food Safe

With the holidays upon us, cooks across the country are busy chopping, mixing and baking their holiday feast. Whether it’s turkey or tamales you are making, you’d... Read more »

Pregnant Women, Infants Urged to Get Flu Vaccine

The flu season poses a higher risk to women who are pregnant and infants than other groups, according to health care professionals. They are urging all pregnant... Read more »

Report: First Eight Years Crucial

After eight may be too late. A report released Monday shows that the first eight years of children’s lives affect their success throughout their lifetimes. The... Read more »

Diet Changes Could Aid Men With Prostate Cancer

Men with prostate cancer who ate a low-fat diet and took fish oil supplements showed changes in their cancer tissue that may help prevent disease growth and recurrence,... Read more »

Push for Preschool for CA Kids

Country-of-Origin-Labeling, or COOL, requires labels on meat sold in the U.S. to clearly state where that meat comes from. And it isn’t sitting well with some... Read more »

Lifestyle Behaviors Key to Post-Deployment Health of Veterans

A new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion finds that the lifestyle of veterans both pre- and post-deployment influences their post-deployment wellness. Previous... Read more »

Montebello Beverly Hospital Health Fair Draws Crowds

Over 300 people took advantage of free health resources offered at the Beverly Hospital health fair held last weekend in Montebello, including many people who would... Read more »

Free Health Fairs, Screenings Start Wedneday at Arroyo Vista

Arroyo Vista Family Health Center will offer free health screenings during three separate health fairs taking place this week at its locations in Lincoln Heights,... Read more »

Free Community Wellness Fair Coming to Montebello

Have a question you’ve been wanting to ask a doctor? Need your blood pressure checked? Or maybe you have been wanting to learn CPR but weren’t sure where... Read more »

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