heart disease

Greater Los Angeles Heart and Stroke Walk Set for Oct. 22

Sindi Mafu was doing household chores when she started sweating profusely and felt a crushing pain in her chest. She was having a heart attack. According to Sindi, she never imagined a heart attack could happen to a healthy 37-year-old like her. The wife and mother of two toddlers is grateful to be alive and have the chance to see her children grow up.

President of USC Medical Group Jehni Robinson Strives for Excellence

Keck Medicine of USC tapped Jehni Robison, MD, to become president of USC Medical Group (USC care). The Los Angeles Sentinel had an exclusive interview with the newly appointed president to discuss her role and her responsibilities. As an empowered Black woman, Robinson provided words of wisdom for the next generation to adhere to.   

LA County Reports 3,360 New Cases of COVID-19, 27 More Deaths

 Los Angeles County reported 3,360 new cases of COVID-19 today, along with 27 additional deaths associated with the virus and eight more confirmed cases of the Omicron variant. The number of new cases is the highest in months, and comes one day after officials announced stepped-up efforts to combat the pandemic, including new rules for attending large events.

Ring in the New Year with Health Care Savings

The New Year is right around the corner and it’s a time to set new goals. One opportunity that everyone should embrace is to make sure that you have access to quality health care in 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic and the new Omicron variant have highlighted the importance of our health, and now is the time to get comprehensive health coverage.

With COVID Surging, State Mandates Indoor Mask-Wearing Through Holiday Season

Citing a sharp increase in COVID-19 infection rates since Thanksgiving, the state announced Monday that beginning Wednesday, mask-wearing will become mandatory in all indoor public settings across California regardless of vaccination status. The order will not impact Pasadena, where officials ordered have long mandated mask-wearing at indoor public facilities.