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Making Progress Against America’s Number One Cancer Killer on World Lung Cancer Day

Making Progress Against America’s Number One Cancer Killer on  World Lung Cancer Day

Lung cancer death rates in the U.S. have decreased 11.5 percent since 2013, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For World Lung Cancer Day on August 1, the American Lung Association in California is highlighting recent lung cancer advancements that save more lives. “Even with the decrease in deaths, […]

13-Ounce Infant Born At 23 Weeks ‘Already Wowing The Doctors’

13-Ounce Infant Born At 23 Weeks ‘Already Wowing The Doctors’

Mary Margaret Olohan  | Social Issues Reporter An Iowa mother gave birth after only 23 weeks to a 13-ounce baby the size of an adult’s hand. Doctors told Ellonn Smartt when she went into labor that her baby might not survive long after the birth, according to ABC News. But her son was born at 10:44 a.m. on […]

Assess Your Lung Cancer Risk and Learn About New Treatments at a Free CMHS Seminar on July 31

Assess Your Lung Cancer Risk and Learn About New Treatments at a Free CMHS Seminar on July 31

(Ventura, California) One in 16 people will develop lung cancer in their lifetime. Lung cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer – higher than breast, colon or prostate cancer. The good news is that lung cancer can now be found earlier and treated with less invasive methods. By finding and treating lung cancer […]

FREE Diabetes Class

FREE Diabetes Class

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association will be holding classes on Living with Type 2 and Pre-Diabetes on: July 3rd from 2:30-4:00 at the Camarillo Community Center in Room #3 on 1605 Burnley St. in Camarillo July 3rd from 10:30-12:00 at the Simi Valley Senior Center on 3900 Avenida Simi in Simi Valley July 2nd from 1:00-2:30 […]

Free Women’s Symposium on June 22 Explores Women’s Health Issues and ‘Aging Gracefully’

Free Women’s Symposium on June 22 Explores Women’s Health Issues and ‘Aging Gracefully’

(Ventura, California) A range of health issues that women face as they age, from hormonal imbalances to cognitive issues to good nutrition, will be the focus of a free half-day symposium on Saturday, June 22, at the Ventura Beach Marriott. Community Memorial Health System is hosting the Women’s Symposium as part of its 2019 Speaker […]

Learn Which Medications are Safe During Pregnancy at a Free CMHS Seminar on June 12

Learn Which Medications are Safe During Pregnancy at a Free CMHS Seminar on June 12

(Oxnard, California) If that new baby bump is giving you a backache, you might want to think twice before breaking out the ibuprofen. During pregnancy, certain medications can be harmful to your baby and it’s important to be cautious about what you take. It may actually be important to continue certain prescription medicines during pregnancy, […]

Survivors of Suicide Support Groups

Survivors of Suicide Support Groups

Camarillo Hospice, a program of Livingston Memorial VNA, is a not for profit agency; offering support groups free of charge open to the community. The groups are held at 400 Rosewood Ave. Ste. 102 in Camarillo. Pls register by calling 805-389-6870 ext. 452. We need support, and although family & friends are important, they may […]

‘Jeopardy!’ Host Alex Trebek Gives ‘Mind-Boggling’ Health Update, Doctors Say He’s ‘Near Remission’ |

‘Jeopardy!’ Host Alex Trebek Gives ‘Mind-Boggling’ Health Update, Doctors Say He’s ‘Near Remission’ |

Lauryn Overhultz | Columnist   “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek shocked fans with his most recent health update. Trebek, 78, shared that his doctors believe he is “near remission” in a new interview published Wednesday by People magazine after he announced in March that he was diagnosed with stage IV cancer. “It’s kind of mind-boggling,” Trebek told People […]

CA Bill Could Restrict Access to Kidney Dialysis

CA Bill Could Restrict Access to Kidney Dialysis

By WESLEY J. SMITH A California kidney patient writes to warn that AB 290 could make kidney dialysis more difficult to access for thousands of patients that obtain charitable assistance to help pay for their care. From the column by Duc Dang: I depend on a charitable financial grant from the nonprofit American Kidney Fund to help pay for […]

Simi Valley | Attend the 2019 Wellness Expo “For the Health of it – Because You’re Worth it!

Simi Valley | Attend the 2019 Wellness Expo “For the Health of it – Because You’re Worth it!

The Simi Valley Council on Aging will be holding their Annual Wellness Expo on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the Simi Valley Senior Center located at 3900 Avenida Simi. The event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The goal of the Wellness Expo is to promote health and wellness services for seniors. […]

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