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UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DROP-OFF

04/24/2013 Bertha Del Rivero 0

The Long Beach Police Department will once again join forces with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center to participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) National Pharmaceutical Take-Back initiative, along with several other law enforcement agencies around the nation.

This initiative …

EATING FRUITS PROVIDES HEALTH BENEFITS

04/10/2013 Bertha Del Rivero 0

People who eat more vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits provide nutrients vital for health, such as potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin C, and folate …

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NEW GUINNESS WORLD RECORD IN PREVENTION

04/01/2013 Bertha Del Rivero 0

Kaiser Permanente set a new Guinness World Record this month by collecting 7,240 colorectal cancer screenings in one day in multiple sites.

Campaigns like this saved the life of Mattie Shaw, a resident of Long Beach. Mattie was unaware that …