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Kaiser Permanente contributes $1 million to 10 leading public health organizations, and is collaborating with the CDC Foundation to support COVID-19 response
March 26, 2020
Support for effective outbreak response will help share best practices based on evidence and data ... read more »
Professional Sports Leagues Temporarily Limit Locker Room Access To Players And Essential Staff
March 9, 2020
Major League Baseball (MLB), Major League Soccer (MLS), the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the National Hockey League (NHL) today issued the following joint statement ... read more »
Reentry and Opportunity Center Improves Outcomes for Probation Clients
July 4, 2019
Described as a one-stop shop, the facility houses community and county service providers to assist clients with a second chance to change the trajectory of their life. ... read more »
Beaver Addresses Social and Health Disparities in Unincorporated L.A. County
March 13, 2019
In the spirit of Women’s History Month, , the L.A. Sentinel Religion section presents L.A.-area “Champions of Faith,” which features ordinary people inspired by their faith to make a difference in the community. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Shamayah Revis
May 10, 2018
Freshman golfer Shamayah Revis etched her name in Cal State L.A. history by being an inaugural member of the women’s golf team. ... read more »
Whole Person Care
December 14, 2017
Sarah Kayne, Medical Student, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Summer Research Student, UCLA Community Engagement and Research Program, Clinical and Translational Science Institute. ... read more »
Why Ending AIDS in Africa Matters to Black Americans
December 6, 2017
In recent months, several African heads of state have made public their commitment to support the goal of ending AIDS by 2030. ... read more »
President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California
October 11, 2017
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.  ... read more »
Prohibitions and Bans: Serious, Unintended Consequences
June 1, 2017
Rapidly shifting U.S. demographics are fueling the urgency of civil rights leaders, social scientists, policy makers, and public health professionals to focus their attention on policies designed to close the gap in racial and ethnic health disparities and ensure justice and equity in communities of color. In the interest of social justice, the good intent of policies developed and endorsed by dedicated public servants requires, however, a thorough and thoughtful consideration of the impact of unintended consequences of those policies in communities of color across the nation. ... read more »
Zika and the Threat to Pregnant Women and Their Babies: How Your Local Health Departments Work to Keep Communities Safe
May 18, 2017
Q&A with Dr. Oscar Alleyne, Senior Advisor for Public Health Programs National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) ... read more »
Report: Fewer Parks Lead to Worse Health in L.A. County
June 1, 2016
L.A. County is considered "park poor" in comparison to other regions in the country. ... read more »
Bass introduces legislation to address Physician Assistant educational needs
November 12, 2015
As the only former Physician Assistant (PA) now serving in Congress, Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) recently introduced two pieces of legislation to make sure that people who want to become Physician Assistants have the ability to successfully attend college as well as making sure that Physician Assistant education programs have the resources they need. ... read more »
Board of Supervisors Vote for Improvement of Medical Services for Inmates
June 23, 2015
  Hoping to improve the medical services provided to jail inmates, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to shift the responsibility from the Sheriff’s Department to the Department of Health Services. ... read more »
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