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New Law Requires Immunization for Middle and High School Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
Under a new law that takes effect in 2011, California middle and high school students must be vaccinated against pertussis (whooping cough). Beginning July 1, 2011, all students entering 7th through 12th ... read more >>
How choosing you benefits everyone
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Can putting yourself first be considered an unselfish decision? When it comes to your health, the answer is yes. By putting your health first, you're not only staying well for you, but also for your loved ... read more >>
Think You’re Not at Risk for Flu? You Might be Dead Wrong
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
African Americans are more likely to have certain long-term health conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, and heart disease than other racial groups. What many might not know is that having these illnesses ... read more >>
State's Latest Tobacco Ads Debut
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) Secretary Kimberly Belshé and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director Dr. Mark Horton today premiered a series of new anti-tobacco television ... read more >>
Sun Chlorella, Going Green from the Inside Out
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
A Call to Action on Earth Day: How to Detoxify the Body from Environmental ToxinsIn recent years, we have seen society embrace the concept of "going green" dedicating more time to finding solutions for ... read more >>
Canine Companion for Independence Hosts Open House
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Service Dog Organization Invites Public to Los Angeles OfficeCanine Companions for Independence will host a special open house at its Los Angeles office at 2312 Westwood Boulevard on Sunday, December 12, ... read more >>
I Choose Life, National Action Network, ACT Against AIDS Leadership Partner for Day
Written by Elizabeth Harris 09 December 2010
By Elizabeth Harris Tony Wafford and his I Choose Life Initiative has run a consistent, passionate awareness and testing campaign to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Black community, and on ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Praises Implementation of New Consumer Protections
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 November 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Praises Implementation of New Consumer Protections Ensuring Families Get More For Their Health Insurance Premiums Another Example of How Health Reform Is Holding Insurance Companies ... read more >>
CDPH Issues a Privacy Breach Fines to 7 California Health Facilities
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 November 2010
SACRAMENTO - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that six California hospitals and one nursing home have been assessed administrative penalties and fines totaling $792,500 after ... read more >>
An Understanding of Allopathic Medicine
Written by Dr. Valinda P. Gueye 19 November 2010
By Dr. Valinda P. GueyeIt is very common for any culture to assign a linear role to time and progress. There seems to be no culture in which this is truer than the culture of the United States, where anything ... read more >>
New Fitness Center is busting the bulge!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 November 2010
 The Aerobics Room is the new one-stop exercise, nutrition and info center in the neighborhood. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterYour health is your wealth and the sooner we realize that, the ... read more >>
Commissions to Meet Nov. 22 on Clean Air Plan Update
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 November 2010
Air quality strategy sets higher goals for San Pedro Bay portsThe Los Angeles and Long Beach boards of Harbor Commissioners will reconvene on November 22, to consider approval of the 2010 San Pedro Bay ... read more >>
To fight with courage...
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 October 2010
Jerryl Patrice, aka Jay, J.P.J.P. "Jay' Powe gave cancer the fight of a lifetime and left spiritual inspiration for us all.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterWhen a loved one becomes sick with a ... read more >>
CDPH Warns Consumers on Frozen Mamey Fruit Bars
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2010
CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Consume Two Brands of Frozen Mamey Fruit BarsDr. Mark Horton, Director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), today warned consumers not to eat Fruiti Pops or ... read more >>
Mandatory HIV Testing of Inmates: What Do We Say?
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2010
The mandatory HIV testing of inmates was the hot topic at the African American Cultural Center’s (Us) forum in Los Angeles on August 22 where HIV/AIDS activists, scholars, and concerned community residents ... read more >>
Nat'l Immunization Awareness Month: The Debate Continues
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Depending on who you talk to, immunizations are critical for the health of a society and individual children or they can cause serious health problems. The debate over the benefits and risks of vaccinations ... read more >>
An Ultimate Transformation Moment: Obesity
Written by Erich “Coach E” Nall 28 August 2010
 Erich “Coach E” NallBy Erich "Coach E" NallWe are facing a tremendous problem in our country today. This problem is even more prevalent in our African American and Latino communities. The problem ... read more >>
Free Fibroid Informational Seminar
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
Learn How to Maintain Your Fertility, While Getting Rid Of Uterine Fibroids Bruce McLucas, M.D., founder of the Los Angeles-based Fibroid Treatment Collective and an expert on fibroids, will host a free ... read more >>
Findings Represent Additional Clues
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
Findings represent additional clues to help predict vulnerability to drug abuseA regulatory protein best known for its role in a rare genetic brain disorder also may play a critical role in cocaine addiction, ... read more >>
Get a Handle on Your Nutrition!
Written by Erich “Coach E” Nall 21 August 2010
 Erich 'Coach E' NallAn Ultimate Transformation MomentBy Erich 'Coach E' NallWhen I sit down with a client and talk to them about their nutrition and how they're eating, nine out of ten times, the reply ... read more >>
Residents Lose for Good to Benefit Earnest Smith Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2010
Community Food Garden Marks Start of Annual Weight Watchers Campaign Weight Watchers kicks-off its third annual Lose for Good campaign by breaking ground on a new "Good Food Garden" September 8, at the ... read more >>
Didi Hirsch to Hold 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services will hold its 12th annual Alive & Running 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention on Sunday, September 26. A "Kiddie-K" (1K) will follow the 5K, just north of LAX at West ... read more >>
Is That Fried Chicken Wing Worth It?
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 August 2010
 Dr. Sharon Allison-OtteyDr. Sharon’s book “Is That Fried Chicken Wing Worth It?”Dr. Sharon Brings Her Health Message to the Yolanda Adams Health & Wellness TourMedical doctor, lecturer, novelist ... read more >>
An Ultimate Transformation Moment: Walking – The Foundation to Fitness
Written by Erich “Coach E” Nall 12 August 2010
 By Erich "Coach E" NallThis week's Ultimate Transformation Moment highlights walking. Walking is the most basic foundation to fitness. Walking is a gentle and low impact exercise that can gradually ease ... read more >>
On Energy and Our Environment
Written by Jeffrey Richardson 06 August 2010
 Jeffrey RichardsonCOLUMN: On Energy and Our EnvironmentBy Jeffrey Richardson(I look forward to sharing information with you through this column On Energy and Our Environment and offer my thanks to the ... read more >>



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