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Entries Tagged as 'Health'

LB Memorial to offer cancer wellness retreat for women

July 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Health

On Saturday, July 23, the MemorialCare Breast Center at Long Beach Memorial will sponsor a wellness retreat at their campus for women with breast, ovarian and gynecologic cancers.

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Professional surfers bring good vibes to Miller Children’s Hospital patients

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Community, Health

The Mauli Ola Foundation brought a special art workshop to patients at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach last Friday. Members of the Foundation and professional surfers Kalani Robb, Kala Alexander and Teddy Navarro, along with mixed martial arts fighter and Respect in the Cage champion Brian “T-City” Ortega, brought Mauli Ola Foundation signature hats designed […]

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Vector control confirms year’s first West Nile virus sample in LA County

May 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Health

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) has confirmed the first West Nile virus (WNV)-positive mosquito sample in Los Angeles for the year.

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LA County Health Department encouraging parents to have kids vaccinated early

April 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Health

This week, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a multimedia public education campaign urging parents and caretakers to get their whole family vaccinated.

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Ninth District to host health fair for kids and teens

April 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Health

Ninth District Long Beach Councilmember Steven Neal will conduct a “Healthy Kids and Teens Day” health fair, in conjunction with: British Petroleum; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; St. Mary Medical Center; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department; and the Long Beach Health Department.

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