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Simi Valley | Blood Drive Adventist Health, “Ride In and Save Lives”

Simi Valley | Blood Drive  Adventist Health, “Ride In and Save Lives”

There is a constant need for regular blood supply. A decision to donate your blood can save a life, or even several if your blood is separated into its components-red cells, platelets and plasma-which can be use individually for patients with specific conditions. These gifts of hope, life and comfort are made possible by people […]

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 […]

REPORT: Thousands of Migrants Treated for Infectious Diseases, Even HIV/AIDS

REPORT: Thousands of Migrants Treated for Infectious Diseases, Even HIV/AIDS

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor    Thousands of migrants associated with the caravan have been treated in Tijuana, Mexico for infectious diseases, ranging from simple respiratory infections to tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, according to a recent report from the border. WATCH: According to Fox News reporter Griff Jenkins, who has been reporting from the border for some […]

Birthday Ruminations on Family, Love, Life, and Death

Birthday Ruminations on Family, Love, Life, and Death

    By Armando Vazquez I have two very different, eclectic friends I love dearly. One is a medical doctor and the other a world-renowned Ph.D. professor of education. The three of us are going on 70 and lately we seem to be talking about death. The former not long ago had a life-threatening heart […]

Bringing Awareness to Alzheimer’s: GranVida Tackles Alzheimer’s Head-On

Bringing Awareness to Alzheimer’s: GranVida Tackles Alzheimer’s Head-On

(CARPINTERIA, Calif.) Alzheimer’s is a difficult disease that affects the lives around the person who is fighting the disease including family and friends. GranVida Senior Living and Memory Care has been proactive in working alongside their senior residents affected by Alzheimer’s through a wide variety of programs and services including their in-house technology, It’s Never 2 […]

Free Preventative Educational Session about the Local Opioid Epidemic | St. John’s Regional Medical Center

Free Preventative Educational Session about the Local Opioid Epidemic | St. John’s  Regional Medical Center

Oxnard, CA – St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), a Dignity Health Central Coast hospital, invites the public to attend an informative seminar focusing on how to combat the opioid epidemic in our community. This free and educational event will feature a presentation by Interventional Pain and Addiction Medicine Specialist, Joseph A. Cabaret, MD, who will […]

Study | Seniors Should Think Twice Before Reaching for the Aspirin Bottle

Study | Seniors Should Think Twice Before Reaching for the Aspirin Bottle

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter   Seniors should think twice before adding baby aspirin to their daily health regimens, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine website posted Sunday. While research indicates that low-dose aspirin can help most people with high cardiovascular risk avoid a heart attack or […]

Scientists Want You to Know That 98.6 Degrees is Not Really ‘NORMAL’ Body Temperature

Scientists Want You to Know That 98.6 Degrees is Not Really ‘NORMAL’ Body Temperature

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter   Scientists want the world to change how it thinks about fevers, starting with the idea that 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit is normal body temperature, and an August study used an iPhone app to gain a better understanding of fevers and the immune system. Average normal body temperature […]

Melania Trump Is ‘Doing Great’ — And Is Focusing On Her Important Initiatives For Children

Melania Trump Is ‘Doing Great’ — And Is Focusing On Her Important Initiatives For Children

By JUSTIN CARUSO, Media Reporter First lady Melania Trump is reportedly “doing great” in her recovery from surgery, and is spending her time focusing on her initiatives to help children. UPDATE: The First Lady is “doing great" since returning to the White House from hospitalization, spokesperson says. "She has had several meetings … and will […]

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