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Entries Tagged as 'Health'

LB Cancer League gala to help fund research, special programs

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Health, News

The Long Beach Cancer League, a fundraising auxiliary of the American Cancer Society, will conduct its 35th Annual Gala at Daugherty Sky Harbor Hangar on Saturday, April 24 at 5:30pm, with the theme “Imagine The Celebrations, Imagine A Cure.” The celebration will feature unique items sold through silent and live auctions. Auction items include private […]

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Medical marijuana regulations adopted by LB City Council

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · News

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The times they are a changing. Twenty-five years ago, who would have thought that one day it would be legal to grow pot in indoor gardens right here in Iowa By The Sea, aka Long Beach, California? But that’s exactly what is about to happen now that the Long Beach […]

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Cedars-Sinai releases new finding on heart treatments

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Health, News

Physician scientists from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute presented new findings last week on the effectiveness of routine aspirin therapy for preventing heart disease, a drug therapy for atrial fibrillation and the role left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) may play in weight reduction for obese patients with chronic end-stage heart failure who are considered for heart […]

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Self-defense training day for families affected by cancer

March 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Education, Health, News

Walk With Sally, a non-profit organization committed to providing mentorship programs to children of parents and siblings with cancer, had a hands-on self-defense training day at the 360 Combat Club in Signal Hill on Saturday, February 27. This free event was one of Walk With Sally’s many annual friendship-building activities for local children living with […]

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