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Entries Tagged as 'Health'

SH fitness organization’s bike fest to raise funds for kids’ health programs

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Health

The Make a Leap Fitness Foundation, whose mission is to provide community-based wellness opportunities for both adults and children to be healthy, fit and physically active, will conduct a Cyclefest Festival & Spinning Charity Ride on Saturday, May 1 from 9am to 12:30pm at Kluger Architects, 1855 Coronado Ave. Money raised will benefit children’s fitness programs. […]

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St. Mary presenting diabetes self-management workshops

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Health

Those affected by diabetes or who have family members coping with the disease are invited to attend Diabetes Self-Management Education classes at St. Mary Medical Center. Individual sessions can be scheduled on Wednesdays from 7am until 5pm or Thursdays from 11am until 5pm. A four-week group session is conducted on Thursdays from 8am until 11am. […]

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A wake-up call to keep kids fit

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · food, Health, nutrition, Nutrition Nuggets

By Carol Berg Sloan, RD I don’t know about you, but I am thrilled that First Lady Michelle Obama has gotten on the bandwagon to bring the childhood obesity onto center stage with the Let’s Move Campaign (letsmove.gov). I sometimes wonder if Americans realize what a health crisis the number of overweight children is now […]

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Restaurants, artisans, bands joining together for breast-cancer fundraiser

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Health, News

Twelve of Long Beach’s best restaurants and four local bands will gather with a host of artisans on Saturday, May 1 to offer “Taste at the Point,” a fundraiser for Breast Cancer Angels. The event will take place at Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 Studebaker Rd. (at Los Coyotes Diagonal) from 11am to 3pm. For […]

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After getting second opinion, move to LB from Oregon pays off for woman with cancer

April 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Health, News

When Theresa (Terry) Rossiter, 67, was given the diagnosis of inoperable, metastatic lung cancer on November 11, 2009, her world ground to a halt. Rossiter knew that the likelihood of tumor shrinkage with available chemotherapy was a disappointing 30 percent, and her life expectancy was now measured in months. But she wasn’t willing to take […]

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