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Season’s 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in L.A. County
June 21, 2018
Los Angeles County health officials have confirmed the county's first case of West Nile virus for the 2018 season, using the diagnosis as a warning to residents to again step up efforts to prevent the spread of mosquitoes that can carry the disease.  ... read more »
The Overcomer – Releford Conquers Major Setback to Achieve Professional Success
June 21, 2018
Releford explained that his rebound was based on techniques he developed to get his life back on track. ... read more »
Young Activist, Entrepreneur Aims to Mitigate Water Crises First in Detroit, Then Around the World 
June 21, 2018
Twenty-five-year-old Abess Makki has a vested interest in creating better relationships between city governments and their residents. It’s not money per se, he says, but more so altruistic in promoting a streamlined way for residents to pay municipal expenses and for cities to receive them. ... read more »
Author and Coach: ‘Happiness is a Lifestyle’
June 21, 2018
“Happiness is a lifestyle, not a destination,” says Leslie Pogue, founder of thehabitofhappy.com, a company dedicated to helping individuals reach higher levels of potential. Pogue recently hosted a live event here in the Southland, (North Hollywood specifically), during which attendees participated in an open discussion about the effects of antidepressants. ... read more »
Patients, Health Professionals Observe World Sickle Cell Day
June 21, 2018
With one in 365 African American babies born with SCD and one in 13 born with the trait, Black people are disproportionately affected by the disease ... read more »
Nonprofit Organization Partners with Fitness Program To Bring Free Exercise Classes To Local Communities
June 21, 2018
The American Council on Exercise and 3 WINS Fitness are looking to keep Los Angeles communities healthy and fit. ... read more »
Medical Community Remembers Dr. Ezra C. Davidson 
June 21, 2018
Earlier this year, America’s medical community, particularly those in the area of obstetrics and gynecology, mourned the death of one of their own, Dr. Ezra C. Davidson. ... read more »
Organization Aims to Set up Stem Cell Research Facilities Across Entire U.S.
June 14, 2018
Members of the Global Institute of Stem Cell Therapy and Research (GIOSTAR), held a webinar this month, featuring one of the lead scientists in stem cell research and the organization’s Co-Founder Dr. Anand Srivastava, as part of an ongoing effort to spread the word about GIOSTAR’s Pixel for Cure campaign aimed at setting up 50 non profit stem cell centers across the country. ... read more »
Study: Social Support May Narrow Gap in HIV Infection Disparities
June 14, 2018
Findings from a recent UCLA-led research study suggest that Black men who have sex with men can benefit from social network support when it comes to HIV prevention. ... read more »
What the New High Blood Pressure Guidelines Mean to You!
June 14, 2018
The American Heart Association guidelines focus on the top number, the systolic pressure. If your systolic pressure is higher than 140 mmHg, here are new recommendations from the experts.  ... read more »
Organization Aims to Set up Stem Cell Research Facilities Across Entire U.S.  
June 14, 2018
Members of the Global Institute of Stem Cell Therapy and Research (GIOSTAR), held a webinar this month, featuring one of the lead scientists in stem cell research and the organization’s Co-Founder Dr. Anand Srivastava, as part of an ongoing effort to spread the word about GIOSTAR’s Pixel for Cure campaign aimed at setting up 50 non-profit stem cell centers across the country. ... read more »
Optimizing Your Health: Preventative Measures and Latest Treatments for Colorectal Cancer
Cancer can be a difficult topic, and Cedar-Sinai’s Dr. Zuri Murrell is known for his engaging discussions about this topic (even on YouTube). A nationally-recognized, board-certified, ... read more / view event »
Angel City Games Builds Community Through Adaptive Sports
June 7, 2018
The Fourth Annual Angel City Games return to UCLA on June 21-24. The event continues to galvanize adaptive sports and those who participate in them. ... read more »
Meet Nurse Joann Boyd 
June 7, 2018
She shares how nursing became her passion and importance of her job at Kaiser Permanente.  ... read more »
Blacks Fare Surprisingly well in Prostate Cancer Research
June 7, 2018
Black men with advanced prostate cancer fared surprisingly well in two new studies that challenge current thinking about racial disparities in the disease. ... read more »
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