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Category: Health

Rest in Peace, Olive Kang

Sixteen-month-old Olive Kang, the subject of a donor campaign championed by her aunt, actress Moon Bloodgood, passed away early Saturday morning, according to her family.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Healthcare Law Puts Families at Risk of Higher Insurance Costs

Next week, on March 4, the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on the controversial issue of health insurance tax credits detailed in King v. Burwell, a case whose long-term effects include raising the prices of health insurance for more than 6 million people in almost 40 states.
categories HealthJusticePolitics

2 Deaths, Major Exposure Linked to ‘Superbug’ at UCLA Hospital

Infected bacteria from contaminated medical instruments is suspected in a “superbug” outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center that has infected at least seven patients, two of whom died. More than 170 others may have also been exposed to the antibiotic-resistant germs.
categories HealthPublic Safety

Not Insured Yet? You Still Have A Chance to Enroll

A new criteria allows consumers facing tax penalties to enroll in Covered California by April 30.
category Health

Calif. Measles May Have Started in The Philippines

California health officials have spent weeks searching for the source of the Disneyland measles outbreak that occurred last December, and some of their detective work points to a measles virus in the Philippines.
categories HealthPublic Safety

DTSC Accused of ‘Environmental Racism’

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Vernon last week to call for the closure of Exide Techonologoes, an embattled lead-acid battery recycler in the city.
categories BusinessCity AffairsHealthPublic SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

Latino Children Dental Health: Chronic Disease Plaguing Millions

February is National Children's Dental Health Month, a time to raise awareness and combat the health crisis.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

A 'Moving Meditation': Tai Chi Mornings at Alhambra Park

Five Years of the Source: Michael Chan, 80 years old, still performs the martial art six days a week.
categories Arts & CultureHealthNeighborhoodsSports

Kheir Spreading the Word about Teen Health

Kheir Intern helps launch student health advocate program.
categories HealthYouth

Actress Moon Bloodgood Raises Awareness for Organ Donation with ‘Save Olive’ Campaign

“Falling Skies” actress Moon Bloodgood just released a YouTube video to spread awareness about organ donation, an issue close to her heart.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthMediaYouth
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