Friday, October 31, 2014
Health is Wealth: Make Love, Not Heart Disease
Written by Dr. Bill Releford 04 March 2013
       Health is Wealth     Make Love, Not Heart Disease   Want to reduce your risk of heart disease? Have sex twice a week!   Nobody wants to have a heart attack, but taking the steps ... read more >>
Scientists say baby born with HIV apparently cured
Written by Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press 04 March 2013
  This image released by the University of Mississippi Medical Center shows Dr. Hannah Gay, a pediatric HIV specialist at the University of Mississippi, Friday, March 1, 2013. A baby born with the ... read more >>
Vegetable of the Month
Written by Dr. Releford 04 March 2013
    HEALTH IS WEALTH   Vegetable of the Month   Have you heard the saying “kale is the new beef”? It’s all over the Internet, and has even made it on to T-shirts.   But this is no ... read more >>
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 28 February 2013
  There is a world of difference between the little (h) and the big (H) Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone produced during pregnancy. Males also produce hCG in the brain in the pituitary ... read more >>
Flu shot doing poor job of protecting older people
Written by Mike Stobbe, Associated Press 22 February 2013
    Bottles of adjuvants for use with the Pandemrix H1N1 flu vaccine are seen lined up during a vaccination programme in Schiedam in this November 23, 2009 photo. Photo By: REUTERS/Jerry Lampen/Files   ATLANTA ... read more >>
Walk, jog and climb your way to a better you!
Written by Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer 20 February 2013
 The stair climb to the top of the overlook is a heart-throbber sure to get anyone in shape.   The trails at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook offer a casual stroll while toning muscles and burning ... read more >>
In the Meantime Group Rally’s Against Homophobia
Written by Jennifer Bihm 19 February 2013
  Members of In the Meantime Men’s Group, Inc. will celebrate the 13th annual National Black HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day by hosting a series of events from February 5 through 10 including the launching ... read more >>
Glaucoma Cases Among African Americans To Increase 66 Percent by 2030
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 January 2013
As you and your loved ones watch the dawning of 2013, everyone is hopeful of what the new year will bring—reunions, graduations, marriages, and other fun family occasions. January is Glaucoma ... read more >>
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces Grant of $500,000 Awarded to the Children’s Clinic in Long Beach
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2012
Congresswoman Laura Richardson Announces Grant of $500,000 Awarded to the Children’s Clinic in Long Beach Congresswoman Laura Richardson   Congresswoman Laura Richardson recently announced ... read more >>
The Importance of Sickle Cell Awareness
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 September 2012
  A healthy red blood cell (left) and a sickle blood cell (right)   Acknowledging the threat of sickle cell anemia is the first step to victory over this disease.   Sickle cell anemia (SCA) is ... read more >>
Knowledge is Power – Know Your Health Options
Written by Donald Henderson, M.D., M.P.H 05 September 2012
    Donald Henderson, M.D., M.P.H.   Knowledge is Power – Know Your Health Options Let’s face the truth, given the status of the US and global economy, your chances of living longer will increasingly ... read more >>
How to Live a Longer & Happier Life: A Roadmap to Good Health
Written by Donald Henderson, M.D., M.P.H 28 August 2012
How to Live a Longer & Happier Life:  A Roadmap to Good Health   Donald Henderson, M.D., M.P.H    I am often puzzled by patients who report that they hardly eat anything yet they continue ... read more >>
Air quality is unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita, East San Gabriel, and West San Fernando Valleys
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 August 2012
  AIR QUALITY ADVISORY: Air quality is unhealthy for sensitive individuals in the Santa Clarita, East San Gabriel, and West San Fernando Valleys   LOS ANGELES - According to the South Coast Air ... read more >>
Consumers Warned Not to Eat Gold Plum Candy Imported From Taiwan
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 July 2012
  SACRAMENTO – Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, today warned consumers not to eat Gold Plum candy imported from Taiwan after ... read more >>
Black Men & Prostate Cancer
Written by Dianne Anderson (Special to the NNPA) 18 June 2012
Black Men & Prostate CancerBy Dianne AndersonSpecial to the NNPA from the Precinct ReporterSince only Black men are dying from prostate cancer earlier and at twice the rate over every other racial ... read more >>
November is Recognized as Diabetes Month
Written by Cheryl Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 18 November 2011
Statistics proves a compelling relationship between a proper diet and good healthBy Cheryl Tillman LeeFamily EditorNovember is Diabetes Month. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although ... read more >>
Ports of L.A. and L.B. announce clean air award winners
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 August 2011
 PORTS OF LOS ANGELES AND LONG BEACH ANNOUNCE CLEAN AIR AWARD WINNERSLocal Companies Recognized for Going Beyond Requirements to Reduce Emissions  The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have selected ... read more >>
GCC is FDA Approved
Written by Cherly Tillman Lee (Family Editor) 22 July 2011
Global Cardio Care clinic is the largest free standing medical and wellness clinic in the world managing deliverance of FDA approved enhanced external counterpulsation known as (EECP). Simply put, EECP ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Announces $1m in Grants for Local Schools Bases Health Centers
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 July 2011
Congresswoman Laura Richardson (CA-37) Announces Nearly $1M in Affordable Care Act Grants for Local School Based Health Centers in Watts and Long Beach WASHINGTON, D.C.--Congresswoman Laura Richardson ... read more >>
GLACVDC Confirms Two West Nile Positive Dead Birds
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2011
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) has confirmed its first West Nile virus (WNV) positive dead birds for the year. The two dead American Crows were collected in Cerritos (zip ... read more >>
Saving Ourselves Sisters Workshop
Written by Lady Cage - Barile 01 July 2011
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN, INC. / Los Angeles View Park Section, Saving Ourselves Sisters (SOS) Workshop Graduates of May 21, 2011 ClassNCNW-L.A. View Park Section Presents Saving Ourselves Sisters ... read more >>
Special Needs Network, Inc. Summer Inclusion Camp Attracts Major Community Support
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2011
SNN President Areva Martin with camp kids Special Needs Network, Inc. (SNN) summer camp program, Camp J-Pac receives the support of local elected officials State Senator Curren Price, Jr., Assemblymembers ... read more >>
High-risk minority groups being screened for diabetes
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2011
Even for patients with insurance, screening is below desired levels Although people from certain ethnic groups are at high risk for getting diabetes and should be screened, a new study suggests that such ... read more >>
Celebrating 102 Years: Mitchell McNair
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2011
Born to Molly Scot and James McNair in Thornton, Arkansas, the now 102-year-old Mitchell McNair is still planting his garden of tomatoes, green beans, and squash, and is looking forward to next year's ... read more >>
Golf Club Check to Benefit Heart Assoc.
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 June 2011
Doris LaCour and Jennifer HopsonRecently, 'Tee Divas and Tee Dudes Golf Club' presented a check for $10,000 to Jennifer Hopson, director of African American Health Equity of the American Heart Association ... read more >>

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