Health & Fitness

Temps are Rising, Watch for Heat Related Illness
Health & Fitness

Temps are Rising, Watch for Heat Related Illness

Heat waves can be dangerous, and it seems the high temperatures have hit the area. A very high body temperature can damage the brain and other vital organs. Some health conditions can make it harder for the body to stay cool in hot weather. These include old age, obesity, fever, dehydration, heart disease, poor circulation,…

5 Tips to a Fit and Healthy 2017
Health & Fitness, Lifestyle

5 Tips to a Fit and Healthy 2017

  The Family That Works Out Together A new year has begun: a whole new year with so many possibilities. What are your resolutions, your goals? And, how can you achieve them? Studies show nearly 80 percent of New Year resolutions are about staying healthy and getting fit. Do you want to have more energy,…

Education, Health & Fitness

Free Community Forum – Student Resiliency

  Horacio Sanchez, a well-known leader in mental health and resiliency, will be the keynote speaker for the Arcadia Unified School District annual Community Forum/Family Engagement Night “Resiliency.” The Community Forum, which will be free of charge, will be held on tonight, Oct. 6, from 6:30 p.m. -8 p.m. at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center…

What You Can Do to Prevent Breast Cancer
Health & Fitness, News

What You Can Do to Prevent Breast Cancer

  Every year, 1.3 million women across the globe are diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer awareness is high, but the primary focus of research is on early detection and treatment rather than prevention. Detection and treatment are undeniably important, but many feel prevention deserves more than the 2 percent of funding it currently receives,…

Methodist Hospital Receives Medicare’s Prestigious Five-Star Rating
Health & Fitness

Methodist Hospital Receives Medicare’s Prestigious Five-Star Rating

    Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia received a tremendous honor recently when Medicare awarded the hospital its five-star rating for providing high quality, safe, effective care to patients. Methodist Hospital is the only hospital in Los Angeles County to receive this prestigious recognition. READ MORE: Medicare Hospital Ratings Nationwide, Medicare recognized 102…

Dear Emmy: Would You Write a Column About Why Women Need Long-Term Care Insurance? I’d Like My Mother to Read That.
Health & Fitness, Opinion

Dear Emmy: Would You Write a Column About Why Women Need Long-Term Care Insurance? I’d Like My Mother to Read That.

  Gladly. Long-term care insurance is an incredibly important part of a person’s overall retirement plan – especially for women. Females, on average, live longer, have higher rates of disability and have fewer financial resources than men. Women are more likely than men to run out money in later life.* Lucky us. Women are commonly…

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