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  • Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches

    Jun 29, 2023

    BEACH AREAS WARNINGS: · Malibu Lagoon at Surfrider Beach 100 yards up and down the coast from the public restrooms. · Temescal Canyon storm drains at Will Rogers State Beach. 100 hundred yards up and down the coast of the storm drain.• The Bel Air Bay Club at Will Rogers State Beach. 100 hundred yards up and down the coast of the club border fence. · Mothers Beach in Marina Del Rey. The entire swim area. · Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica 100 yards up and down the coast from the pier. · Avalon...

  • Airport Marina Counseling Service Unveils Guest Speakers for LGBTQ Pride Fest on June 17 at LMU

    Jun 15, 2023

    Airport Marina Counseling Service (AMCS) has announced two outstanding guest speakers who will speak at its annual LGBTQ Pride Fest – a free community event aimed at reducing stigma around mental health and raising awareness of low-cost or free mental health services in Los Angeles. Pride Fest will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 17 at the Drollinger Family Stage on the Loyola Marymount University campus in Westchester and will include special presentations from Yuè Begay (s...

  • Dairy Council of California Wins 2 Telly Awards for 'Let's Eat Healthy Together' Broadcast Series

    Jun 15, 2023

    Dairy Council of California, a nutrition organization working together with champions to elevate the health of children and communities through lifelong healthy eating patterns, has been awarded two Telly Awards for its "Let's Eat Healthy Together" broadcast series. "Let's Eat Healthy Together" is a 12-episode series that engages elementary school children in a dynamic way through nutrition, agriculture, cooking, culture and the senses. "Let's Eat Healthy Together" was produced by Dairy Council...

  • ERBA Markets

    Apr 6, 2023

    Visit ERBA Markets in West Los Angeles...

  • Introducing the Featherweight Wheelchair: 1800wheelchair.com's Innovation in Lightweight Mobility Solutions

    Mar 23, 2023

    TALLMAN, NY - 1800wheelchair.com, a leading provider of mobility solutions, is proud to announce the launch of its groundbreaking Featherweight Wheelchair, a cutting-edge innovation set to redefine the lightweight mobility aid industry. Combining ultra-light materials with advanced engineering, the Featherweight Wheelchair promises users unparalleled ease of use and freedom of movement. Explore the next generation of mobility solutions at www.1800wheelchair.com and experience a newfound sense of...

  • THREE YEARS AFTER COVID LOCKDOWN, UNITED WAY OF GREATER LOS ANGELES SHOWS HOW THE NEXT CRISIS CAN HURT LESS

    Mar 16, 2023

    Los Angeles, CA— As the end of the COVID-19 pandemic state of emergency in Los Angeles County approaches, and we remember back to the beginning of the global pandemic, United Way of Greater Los Angeles is excited to share a Community Conversations Report, which reflects the urgent needs of our communities that have not recovered from the pandemic and need increased and significant support to prepare for the next destabilizing event, like a massive earthquake similar to the recent one in Turkey and Syria. The Community Conversations Report was d...

  • New Alzheimer's Association Report Finds Growing Caregiver Burden in California

    Mar 16, 2023

    Thursday, March 16th — The Alzheimer’s Association 2023 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report finds the burden on California Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers remain significant. The new report released yesterday shows there were an estimated 1,374,000 dementia family caregivers across the state in 2022, providing 1,864,000,000 hours of unpaid care valued at $44,277,000,000. The new report also reveals that California caregivers and those across the country face significant emotional, physical and health-related challenges as result...

  • $21.8 Million in Grants Awarded to 15 Trauma Recovery Centers Statewide

    Mar 16, 2023

    SACRAMENTO — The California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) today awarded nearly $22 million in grant funding to 15 trauma recovery centers (TRCs) to assist crime victims with urgent services, including mental health and wraparound case management. CalVCB awards the two-year TRC grants through a competitive application process. Funding begins on July 1, 2023, and concludes on June 30, 2025. “The TRCs we selected all demonstrate an invaluable resource to their communities and help provide trauma-informed services to crime victims, spe...

  • Spring into action: Give blood with the Red Cross

    Mar 16, 2023

    LOS ANGELES, March 16th — Spring is near! As the seasons change, the American Red Cross is reminding the public that the need for blood doesn’t take a break. Blood and platelets remain at risk of running low this month. Donors are crucial to helping the Red Cross avoid a blood shortage in the weeks to come. Donors of all blood types, especially type O donors and platelet donors, are encouraged to make and keep appointments to donate. Book a time to give by visiting RedCrossBlood.org, downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, or calling 1-8...

  • Marc Anthony Makes Appearance at Expo West to Celebrate Growth of Plant-Based Energy Drink, OCA

    Mar 16, 2023

    ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA - Marc Anthony, co-owner of OCA, a unique, plant-based energy drink straight from the Amazon, appeared at Expo West to celebrate the brand's newest innovations. Within 2 years, OCA has experienced rapid growth in the U.S. market, available at more than 5,000 points of sale in 45 states, including Whole Foods Markets and Kroger nationwide, Albertsons, Erewhon, AmPm, GoPuff, and CVS available by June 2023. Gaining traction by providing a long-lasting boost without the crash...

  • Southern California Residents Invited to Free Alzheimer's Educational Conference on April 19 Sponsored by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America

    Mar 9, 2023

    The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) will host a free Alzheimer's & Caregiving Educational Conference for Southern California residents on Wednesday, April 19 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm PST as part of its 2023 national Educating America Tour. It will take place at Hilton Irvine/Orange County (18800 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine). The free conference is open to everyone and will allow participants to learn from experts in the field of Alzheimer's disease, brain health, and caregiving. To...

  • Oncologists Say Prior Authorization is Out of Control and Harming Patients With Cancer

    Mar 9, 2023

    The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) has submitted formal comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on a proposed rule for streamlining the prior authorization process. In the comments, COA notes that prior authorizations by insurers in Medicare Advantage and commercial plans are out of control. As a result, patients with cancer and the providers that treat them are forced to suffer inhumane and inane barriers to optimal care. Rather than being used by insurers to ensure proper treatment and control waste, prior...

  • Walnuts are one of the only sources of essential plant-based omega-3

    Mar 2, 2023

    California Walnuts is raising awareness of the health benefits associated with omega-3 alpha-linoleic acid while spotlighting the many ways that the versatility of walnuts can help increase the intake of omega-3 in the diet. Walnuts are the only tree nut that provide an excellent source of the plant-based omega-3, which research indicates may play a role in heart health, brain health and healthy aging.1-6 In fact, a 2022 study published in Advances in Nutrition found that given the accumulating...

  • California Nurses Association condemns state decision to lift mask, vaccine requirements in health care settings

    Mar 2, 2023

    California Nurses Association (CNA) condemned today's announcement by California Department of Public Health (CDPH) that mask and vaccine requirements would be lifted April 1 in the state's health care settings, just eight days after California reached the grim toll of 100,000 Covid-19 deaths. "In no uncertain terms, this is a failure of public health leadership," said Bonnie Castillo, RN and executive director of California Nurses Association. "Abandoning these standards is a counterproductive...

  • UCLA nurses to protest overcrowding in hospitals

    Feb 23, 2023

    Registered nurses at UCLA will rally on Wednesday, March 1, outside Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical to demand that management end the unsafe practice of placing ER patients in hallway beds and squeezing two patients into single-occupancy rooms, announced the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU). The union nurses are deeply concerned about eroding patient care conditions and the lack of patient privacy and dignity due to the ongoing use of shared rooms and hallway beds. For...

  • Overall, U.S. cancer deaths continue a downward trend while prostate cancer deaths rise

    Feb 23, 2023

    Let's start with the good news first: There was a continuation of a 33% decline since 1991 in the overall number of U.S. cancer death rates, according to the American Cancer Society's (ACS) annual statistics report. However, despite this encouraging news, this did not apply to prostate cancer deaths among American men. Instead, it increased by 3% yearly from 2014 through 2019 after two decades of declines. For me, a New York City urologist and prostate cancer surgeon, this disappointing news...

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hits High Point During Bitter Winter Cold and Snow

    Feb 23, 2023

    Carbon monoxide is winter's "silent killer." Unintentional carbon monoxide deaths kill more than 400 Americans each year and sicken many others. It's a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas undetectable to the human senses, so people don't realize that they are being poisoned. Tragically in 2020, California lost a number of residents from carbon monoxide poison related to faulty wall heaters and other sources of carbon monoxide. Watch the video https://youtu.be/3BT_hDb4uqE. Products that are...

  • California nurses renew fight for guaranteed health care

    Feb 16, 2023

    Vowing never to back down against the corporate health care industry, the California Nurses Association (CNA) announced today they are renewing their fight to pass CalCare. The legislation, which made historic gains in the Assembly last session, would guarantee free, comprehensive, high-quality health care to all California residents as a human right through a single-payer system. The union of 100,000 California registered nurses – in partnership with Assemblymember Ash Kalra, author of AB 1400 last session and now AB 1690 – plans to spend the...

  • The CBDoil.clinic have teamed up with Happy Hippy Herbals to make ordering the best CBD oil in Australia, fast and easy.

    Feb 16, 2023

    With medical marijuana in Australia being one of the most demanded healing alternatives in recent years, it's fantastic to see Australia's laws have changed to allow everyday Aussies access to premium effective CBD oils manufactured by Happy Hippy Herbals. CBDoil.clinic have a full range of CBD products to suit every member of the family. Perhaps a child is struggling with ADHD and isn't doing too well at school, try the Purple Label oil from Happy Hippy Herbals. 5 drops is all it takes. For tho...

  • Mental Health

    Feb 9, 2023

    Ellie Mental Health just released a new expert guide on how to cope with rejection and loneliness in relationships. And with Valentine's Day today, this guide provides valuable insights into why rejection can have a strong impact on one's life and therapist-recommended methods for coping and healing. The guide acknowledges that rejection comes in many forms. For example, a person may feel rejected if romantic feelings aren't reciprocated, they were outcasted from a friend group, experienced a...

  • Eucalyptus Oil Expected to rise

    Feb 9, 2023

    Eucalyptus essential oil is extracted from Eucalyptus, a wide genus of flowering trees and shrubs, via steam distillation. Eucalyptus oil is a clear or pale yellow liquid. It has an aromatic and camphoraceous odor, as well as a strong, camphoraceous flavor and a chilly sensation. Cineole must make up at least 70.0 percent of the product. It is native to Australia, while some of its species can also be found in New Guinea and Indonesia. The Eucalyptus globulus, an evergreen tree that is one of...

  • Alzheimer's Disease

    Feb 9, 2023

    New York, Global Insight Services have recently published a report on Alzheimer's Disease - Drug Pipeline Landscape, 2023. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative brain disorder that attacks the brain's nerve cells, or neurons, and causes them to waste away. This disease is characterized by a slow, gradual decline in memory, thinking, and reasoning skills. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, accounting for 60 to 80 percent of all cases. Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to...

  • "Networking California for Sickle Cell" Care Reduces ER Visits, Saves Lives, and Lowers Health Care Costs

    Feb 9, 2023

    Today, Networking California for Sickle Cell Care (NCSCC) announced that it successfully reduced preventable hospitalizations of adults with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) by 20% and total length of hospital stays by 50%.[i] Before NCSCC was established in 2019, California spent more than $162 million annually on sickle cell related ER visits and hospitalizations. Early data demonstrates that once NCSCC has reached full capacity, it will save the state between $80 to $100 million per year. "The...

  • Amazon Continues Sales Growth Despite Obstacles

    Feb 9, 2023

    Amazon has reported a 9 percent net sales increase in the fourth quarter, which would have been 12 percent if not for the adverse impact of year-over-year changes in foreign exchange rates during the last three months of 2022. Amazon's continued success depends on its great customer service, fast delivery, and innovation," said Mitch Gould, Founder and CEO of Nutritional Products International, a global brand management firm based in Boca Raton, Fl. Amazon keeps adding to its equation. Jassy...

  • Senator Rubio Introduces California Cancer Registry Bill to Improve Cancer Research and Quality of Care for Patients

    Feb 2, 2023

    Senator Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) has introduced Senate Bill 344, which will support cancer research and advance the quality of care for cancer patients by improving the effectiveness of the California Cancer Registry, the statewide cancer surveillance system. Cancer is a disease that impacts all of us – and there is still much more we can do to strengthen cancer research, said Senator Susan Rubio. Since I was first elected to the California State Senate, I have worked hard to improve the quality of care for cancer patients and expand r...

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