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City of LB to offer walk-in flu clinics

October 12, 2012

Filed under Health, Health & Wellness

The City of Long Beach Department of Health, with assistance from the American Red Cross, has announced the dates for its 2012 flu clinics. This year's walk-in flu clinics will begin on Oct. 23 and continue through Nov. 30. The...

St. Vincent’s PR deputy director named asst. director of Little League’s Western Region

June 22, 2012

Filed under Fitness & Beauty, Health

Brian Pickering, who has served as deputy director of public relations for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Council of Los Angeles since 2001, has been named assistant director in Little League's Western Region, according...

Red Cross launches First-Aid app to give smartphone users life-saving information

June 22, 2012

Filed under Fitness & Beauty, Health

The American Red Cross has launched its official First-Aid app, putting free and simple life-saving information right in the hands of smartphone users. The app is the first in a series to be devised by the organization, and it's...

Safety tips to keep children healthy and happy in summer

July 15, 2011

Filed under Health

By Danny Luna The summer season is always an exciting one for children and their families. Read More »...

Councilmember Dee Andrews joins NFL player Desean Jackson in free pancreatic cancer awareness fair

July 15, 2011

Filed under Health

Sixth District Councilmember Dee Andrews, along with NFL player Desean Jackson and his mother Gayle Jackson, will host a free Family Health & Safety Resource Fair with a Focus on Pancreatic Cancer on Saturday, July 16 from 10am...

LB Memorial to offer cancer wellness retreat for women

July 15, 2011

Filed under Health

On Saturday, July 23, the MemorialCare Breast Center at Long Beach Memorial will sponsor a wellness retreat at their campus for women with breast, ovarian and gynecologic cancers. Read More »...

Professional surfers bring good vibes to Miller Children’s Hospital patients

June 27, 2011

Filed under Community, Health

The Mauli Ola Foundation brought a special art workshop to patients at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach last Friday. Members of the Foundation and professional surfers Kalani Robb, Kala Alexander and Teddy Navarro, along with mixed martial arts fighter and Respect in the Cage champion Brian “T-City" Ortega, bro...

Vector control confirms year’s first West Nile virus sample in LA County

May 20, 2011

Filed under Health

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) has confirmed the first West Nile virus (WNV)-positive mosquito sample in Los Angeles for the year. Read More »...

LA County Health Department encouraging parents to have kids vaccinated early

April 29, 2011

Filed under Health

This week, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a multimedia public education campaign urging parents and caretakers to get their whole family vaccinated. Read More »...

Ninth District to host health fair for kids and teens

April 29, 2011

Filed under Health

Ninth District Long Beach Councilmember Steven Neal will conduct a “Healthy Kids and Teens Day" health fair, in conjunction with: British Petroleum; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; St. Mary Medical Center; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity;...

Friends don’t let friends (and kids) eat themselves into poor health

April 20, 2011

Filed under Health

By Jack Mapes Personal Trainer We, as a culture, discourage drunk driving because innocent people can lose their lives. And because drunk driving can be so life-altering, friends don't let friends drive drunk. Read More &raq...

The numerous benefits of prenatal yoga

April 20, 2011

Filed under Health

By Laura Tree Prenatal yoga teacher, FreeSpirit Yoga For most women, during pregnancy, awareness of the body and the changes that are taking place within are magnified. The desire to incorporate a healthier lifestyle comes ...

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