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Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center Welcomes New President
February 21, 2020
Alina Moran has been named president of Dignity Health – California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC) and will lead the overall direction, strategy, and operation of the hospital. ... read more »
CicLAvia: South Los Angeles Presented by Metro kicks off its 10-year anniversary season with an event in South Los Angeles on Feb. 23
February 20, 2020
CicLAvia kicks off its 2020 season on Feb. 23 in South Los Angeles, launching the celebration of its 10-year anniversary. This is the second time CicLAvia hosts an event in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Study Shows it’s Devastatingly Common for African Mothers to Experience the Death of a Child
February 14, 2020
Experiencing the death of a child is seen as a violation of “the natural order.” And yet, despite global health gains, such deaths remain prevalent in many poor countries and regions around the world. But just how often do mothers suffer this almost unfathomable loss? ... read more »
Social Enterprise Everytable Secures $2.5 Million in Program-Related Investments from Annenberg Foundation and The California Wellness Foundation
February 14, 2020
 Everytable, the Los Angeles-based social enterprise seeking to end food inequality by making healthy food affordable, convenient and accessible for all, has received a total of $2.5 million in program-related investments (PRI) from Annenberg Foundation and The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness) to support the development and implementation of a pioneering social equity franchise program. The $1.5 million in funding from Cal Wellness and $1 million from the Annenberg Foundation will allow Everytable to foster economic empowerment among entrepreneurs from marginalized communities. Everytable plans to open 25 franchises owned by entrepreneurs of color from underserved neighborhoods in Southern California over the next five years. ... read more »
Public Defender Leads $1.2 Million Mental Health Diversion Grant
February 7, 2020
  The LA County Public Defender’s Office is the lead agency for a $1.2 million grant to divert people suffering from mental illness out of jail and into treatment. LA County has been awarded the two-year grant from the MacArthur Foundation to directly address the over-incarceration of the mentally ill. ... read more »
Overcoming Barriers To Autism Diagnosis In The African American Community
February 6, 2020
In short, no two individuals with ASD are the same, which is why we now call autism a spectrum. ... read more »
The Eating Season
February 6, 2020
Episode 4: Confessions of a Food Addict ... read more »
Covered California’s Jan. 31 Deadline Gives
January 30, 2020
Your time to plan your own "Miracles" ... read more »
Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Awarded $1.1 Million to Support Healthier and Stronger Communities in SoCal
January 30, 2020
Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Awarded recently $1.1 million to 12 community-based organizations across Southern California during a City Hall Meeting Thursday, January 22, 2020. ... read more »
Pfizer, AmeriHealth Caritas Officials Talk Health at NNPA Conference
January 30, 2020
Dr. Kevin Williams, the chief medical officer for Pfizer Rare Disease, addressed the conference during a Pfizer-hosted breakfast presentation titled, “African Americans and Heart Disease – New Research Breakthrough: Announcing 2020 Partnership between Pfizer and NNPA.” At a later session titled “Future of Medicaid and Medicare: Healthy You, Healthy Us – What is Managed Care and How Does It Advance Health Equity,” AmeriHealth Caritas officials said it was important to gain a greater understanding of the different ways managed care organizations address key social disparities. ... read more »
SCAQMD Seeks Community’s Help in Fight for Clean Air
January 30, 2020
More than 50 years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for civil rights for all people.  Today, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is fighting for air equality.  ... read more / view gallery »
“I Don’t High-Heel Shame!” Dr. Ebonie Vincent of TLC’s ‘My Feet Are Killing Me’ Talks Her New Show
January 23, 2020
The show follows expert podiatrists as they juggle all sorts of eye-popping cases, from wart clusters to toe amputations and foot reconstructions. ... read more »
Multi-talented Jean Bell Judis Still Blazing Trails at 76
January 23, 2020
The multi-talented model and actress, who made headlines in the 1960s and 1970s, continues to blaze trails as the Guinness World Record’s oldest competitive rope skipper. ... read more »
The Eating Season
January 23, 2020
Episode 3: Confessions of a Food Addict ... read more »
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