Health & Fitness

The Health Perks of Our National Parks
Health & Fitness, Lifestyle

The Health Perks of Our National Parks

  Most Americans agree that spending time outdoors can enhance their physical and mental health. A recent online survey, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Humana among over 2,000 US adults, reveals that Americans believe spending time outdoors can reduce stress (75 percent), benefit mental well-being (74 percent) and lead to living a longer,…

Say Cheese! How What You Eat Affects Your Smile
Health & Fitness

Say Cheese! How What You Eat Affects Your Smile

    Face it: We live in a selfie-centric society that, combined with our health-driven lifestyles, makes a smile more important today than it has been in the past. And while your smile speaks volumes to the world around you, it should also mean a lot to you since it can boost your self-esteem and…

How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain From Backpacks
Health & Fitness

How to Avoid Neck and Back Pain From Backpacks

    If you’re like most parents, you remember sending your kindergartener off to school with a backpack bigger than they were. While your child may be able to shoulder it, students are now weighed down more than ever by these cumbersome packs. Which is why, say experts, more kids than ever before are complaining…

Senior Services Health Screening
Health & Fitness

Senior Services Health Screening

  Health Fair, Health Screenings, and Health Lectures Arcadia Senior Services, in partnership with Methodist Hospital, is hosting a “Head to Toe” health fair on Friday, Sept. 9. It will take place at the Arcadia Community Center, located at 365 Campus Drive. There will be informational booths and health screenings from 9 a.m. to 11:15…

Blood Pressure Screening for Those with Movement Disorders
Health & Fitness

Blood Pressure Screening for Those with Movement Disorders

    Arcadia Senior Services, in partnership with Patient, Outreach, Education, Today (POET), is having a special blood pressure screening for those individuals with movement impairments at the Arcadia Community Center (365 Campus Drive, Arcadia) on Friday, Aug. 19, at 1:30 p.m. The blood pressure screening will have a clinical staff trained to work with…

Ribbon Cutting: Fortanasce & Associates
Community, Health & Fitness

Ribbon Cutting: Fortanasce & Associates

    Join us at the offices of Fortanasce & Associates Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Center as we celebrate their re-launch! The ribbon cutting will be followed by a short lecture about wellness, covering both diet and exercise. Re-launch will be held Thursday, Aug. 18 at 5 p.m. at 671 Naomi Ave. in Arcadia….

Impact of Vision in Your Child’s Life
Health & Fitness

Impact of Vision in Your Child’s Life

  Just when you are getting used to having your children home for the summer, you realize – it’s already almost time to send them back to school. So you schedule appointments and check-ups, but one thing that often goes unchecked is a child’s vision. Did you know 80 percent of a child’s learning is…

West Nile Virus Present in San Gabriel Valley
Health & Fitness, News

West Nile Virus Present in San Gabriel Valley

    Mosquito samples collected from the cities of West Covina and Pomona have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This confirms that mosquitoes in the San Gabriel Valley are actively circulating the virus and people are at risk of being infected. These are the first WNV-positive mosquito samples collected this year within the…

Ford Warriors in Pink Providing Post-Mastectomy Recovery Jackets to Breast Cancer Patients
Health & Fitness, News

Ford Warriors in Pink Providing Post-Mastectomy Recovery Jackets to Breast Cancer Patients

    A Little Easier Recovery, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is thrilled to announce a collaboration with Ford Warriors in Pink. A Little Easier Recovery provides a free program to advanced breast cancer patients enduring extensive surgery. This new partnership will allow 500 women to receive a free Jacki® recovery jacket to help manage mastectomy…

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