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Gov. Jerry Brown Urges Californians to Order Pink Ribbon License Plates
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Gov. Jerry Brown Urges Californians to Order Pink Ribbon License Plates

Proceeds to Fund Free Clinical Breast Exams, Mammograms, Treatment Referrals California Governor Jerry Brown kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month Thursday by urging residents to order the state’s new official Pink Ribbon License Plates. “This year, for the first time, Californians may support the early detection of breast cancer through a specialty license plate, available…

Free Flu Shots Oct. 30
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Free Flu Shots Oct. 30

Regal Medical Group and local physician Dr. Peter Tan will be providing free flu shots for seniors age 50 and over. The flu clinic will take place on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Dr. There are a limited number of vaccines. Pre-registration is required…

Scientists to Bypass Brain Damage by Re-Encoding Memories
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Scientists to Bypass Brain Damage by Re-Encoding Memories

Researchers at USC and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have developed a brain prosthesis that is designed to help individuals suffering from memory loss. The prosthesis, which includes a small array of electrodes implanted into the brain, has performed well in laboratory testing in animals and is currently being evaluated in human patients. Designed originally…

Bullying, Super Heroes, and Fitness
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Bullying, Super Heroes, and Fitness

Bullying today is much more than kicking sand in another’s face. Words can hurt. As you know, words today can go a lot further than school hallways, classrooms, and playgrounds. As another school year begins, we face the threat of cyber bullying, which can be much more detrimental. Can fitness and sports help overcome bullying?…

Business Profile: ChapCare Pasadena
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Business Profile: ChapCare Pasadena

By Amelia Favela Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (ChapCare) has become widely known as the center that provides underserved community members an opportunity to receive first-rate healthcare services. With four facilities throughout the Pasadena area, residents never have to go far to receive top-tier treatment. The city serves as the root of all Southern California…

UCLA Researchers Develop New Treatment for the Deadliest Form of Brain Cancer
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UCLA Researchers Develop New Treatment for the Deadliest Form of Brain Cancer

UCLA scientists have developed a potentially promising new combination therapy for glioblastoma, the most common and deadliest form of brain cancer. Glioblastoma, also known as grade IV glioma, is an aggressive primary brain tumor in humans. Approximately 23,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with glioblastoma (GBM) every year. Patients usually receive surgery, chemotherapy and…

Business Profile: ChapCare El Monte
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Business Profile: ChapCare El Monte

By Amelia Favela “Healthy People, Strong Communities” is the mission of Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (ChapCare). Noted as the largest healthcare center in the San Gabriel Valley by having the most facilities, ChapCare puts its belief into practice by providing many uninsured and underserved areas with high-quality medical care that naturally makes for stronger…

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