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Category: Health

Alhambra City Council Declares October "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" and November "End Domestic Violence Month"

One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer," said Councilman Steven Placido on Monday.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealthNeighborhoods

Knowing Is Always Better: When the End is Near

Part two of a series: Latinos less likely than other groups to discuss end of life wishes.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

15 California School Districts Begin Serving Locally Grown Foods to Students

Last week, 15 school districts across California began serving their students school lunches made from foods grown in California and prepared freshly just for them.
categories EducationFoodHealthYouth

Q&A: Understanding Ebola

UCSF infectious disease physician Charles Chiu discusses the reasons for why this latest Ebola outbreak has spread so far and how it might be contained.
categories HealthPublic Safety

Q&A: Will Congress Save Health Insurance Program for Low-Income Kids?

Unless Congress acts, federal funding for a program that provides health coverage for children in low-income families will end next year.
categories EconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

Knowing Is Always Better: Why Latinos Need to Talk About Death

First of two parts: How one East Los Angeles family prepared for the death of a loved one.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Removing ‘Trash’ Near Park Gets ‘Complicated

Trash piling up in Highland Park may be property of homeless person.
categories City AffairsHealthNeighborhoodsPublic Safety

California’s Prop 1 Gives East Valley Families Hope for Clean Water

Residents of eastern Coachella Valley say Prop 1 will alleviate years of struggling with a lack of access to clean and reliable drinking water.
categories Green NewsHealthNeighborhoodsPolitics

Sugary Soda Linked to Cell Aging

Sugar-sweetened soda consumption might promote disease independently from its role in obesity, according to UC San Francisco researchers.
categories FoodHealth

Palliative Care Provides Dignity to Ethiopian American Elders

Caring for the elders is one of the most venerated duties in the Ethiopian culture. And palliative care helps Ethiopian American families provide appropriate treatments and dignity to their ill loved ones.
category Health
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