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Homeless Deaths Exceeded 1,000 in 2018
October 31, 2019
Pointing to ``sobering'' statistics showing that the number of homeless people dying in Los Angeles County nearly doubled from 2013-18, the Board of Supervisors voted today to deploy health care workers to encampments and shelters to assess health needs among the homeless. ... read more »
L.A. County Board of Supervisors Cracks Down on Flavored Tobacco
October 17, 2019
The legislation will require tobacco retailers to obtain new licenses necessary under the ordinance as well as remove all tobacco products off of the sales floor. ... read more »
Taste of Soul Spotlight: Watts Healthcare
October 17, 2019
The Taste of Soul sponsor honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Taste of Soul and provides healthcare to the community. ... read more »
10th District WSC Holds Health and Wellness Seminar
October 17, 2019
This program will also include free cardiovascular screenings and informational booths ... read more »
EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Benjamin Chavis Jr. Visits With a ‘Strong Bill Cosby’
October 4, 2019
Chavis noted that mainstream media’s coverage of the trial lacked facts, and the racially and politically-charged atmosphere inside and around the Pennsylvania courthouse may have deprived Cosby of a fair trial. ... read more »
Childhood Obesity is a National Epidemic
October 3, 2019
Nearly 1 out of 3 children in America are considered overweight ... read more »
Testing is Crucial to Diagnosing Prostate Cancer
September 19, 2019
Early Detection is Key to Recovery! ... read more »
Understanding the Causes and Treatment of Ovarian Cancer
September 19, 2019
Early Detection is Key to Recovery ... read more »
Understanding the Importance of Vaccinating Your Child
August 15, 2019
Separating fact from fiction is critically important as vaccine hesitancy has become a global concern! ... read more »
We must approach ending Alzheimer’s with the urgency it deserves
July 25, 2019
Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43), Co-Chair of the Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, attends the Annual Alzheimer’s International Conference (AAIC) in Los Angeles and discusses new technology and scientific breakthroughs in the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease.  ... read more »
Breast Cancer is the Most Imperative Health Issue Facing African American Women
July 19, 2019
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Black women, and an estimated 33,840 new cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2019. An estimated 6,540 deaths from breast cancer are expected to occur among black women in 2019. ... read more »
Mental health is as important as physical health
July 18, 2019
We can each be part of the change by asking for help when we need it, and making sure our friends and family do the same. ... read more »
California’s Initiatives Will Lead to Hundreds of Thousands Gaining Health Care Coverage With Lower Premiums and New Financial Help
July 11, 2019
Covered California unveiled its preliminary rates for the upcoming 2020 coverage year ... read more »
“HIV/AIDS – Forty Years and Counting”
July 11, 2019
Forty years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States, African Americans continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. ... read more »
Study Finds Most of the World Failing at Gender Equality
June 13, 2019
“This report should serve as a wakeup call to the world. We won’t meet the [Sustainable Development Goals] SDGs with 40% of girls and women living in countries that are failing on gender equality,” said Melinda Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. ... read more »
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