GLACVDC Confirms Two West Nile Positive Dead Birds
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2011
The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) has confirmed its first West Nile virus (WNV) positive dead birds for the year. The two dead American Crows were collected in Cerritos (zip ... read more >>
Saving Ourselves Sisters Workshop
Written by Lady Cage - Barile 01 July 2011
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN, INC. / Los Angeles View Park Section, Saving Ourselves Sisters (SOS) Workshop Graduates of May 21, 2011 ClassNCNW-L.A. View Park Section Presents Saving Ourselves Sisters ... read more >>
Special Needs Network, Inc. Summer Inclusion Camp Attracts Major Community Support
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2011
SNN President Areva Martin with camp kids Special Needs Network, Inc. (SNN) summer camp program, Camp J-Pac receives the support of local elected officials State Senator Curren Price, Jr., Assemblymembers ... read more >>
High-risk minority groups being screened for diabetes
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2011
Even for patients with insurance, screening is below desired levels Although people from certain ethnic groups are at high risk for getting diabetes and should be screened, a new study suggests that such ... read more >>
Celebrating 102 Years: Mitchell McNair
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2011
Born to Molly Scot and James McNair in Thornton, Arkansas, the now 102-year-old Mitchell McNair is still planting his garden of tomatoes, green beans, and squash, and is looking forward to next year's ... read more >>
Golf Club Check to Benefit Heart Assoc.
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 June 2011
Doris LaCour and Jennifer HopsonRecently, 'Tee Divas and Tee Dudes Golf Club' presented a check for $10,000 to Jennifer Hopson, director of African American Health Equity of the American Heart Association ... read more >>
Coronary Health Improvement Project Helped 80 Families
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 May 2011
CHIP (CORONARY HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PROJECT) HELPED 80 FAMILIES IMPROVE THEIR HEALTH In 2010 CHIP, an educationally intensive lifestyle intervention program with more than 50,000 graduates worldwide, has ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson to Observe May as Women’s Health Month
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 May 2011
WASHINGTON DC--Congresswoman Laura Richardson (D CA37) today announced that she is joining all Californians in observing May as Women's Health Month and welcomes the constituents of the 37th Congressional ... read more >>
Linda Burnes Bolton Named One of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2011
Modern Healthcare Magazine  names Cedars-Sinai Chief Nursing OfficerModern Healthcare Magazine has named Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, vice president and chief nursing officer of Cedars-Sinai Health ... read more >>
Get ticked off from head to toe
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2011
Whenwarmer spring temperatures beckon kids outdoors, parents should remember to check them for ticks to avoid Lyme disease. Dr. Greg DeMuri, an infectious disease specialist at American Family Children's ... read more >>
Ancient Prostate Cure Makes a Comeback in L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 April 2011
(LOS ANGELES)-A powerful but little known cure for men with prostate troubles who cannot take prescription drugs has taken root in Los Angeles. It is called prostate massage, a therapy used for centuries ... read more >>
Air Treatment Facilities will Reduce Odor Complaints in L.A. Sentinel Wire Service
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 April 2011
Two new Air Treatment Facilities (ATFs) were opened recently in Los Angeles, city council members announced. In full partnership with the Odor Advisory Board and other local community groups, the ATFs ... read more >>
Fitness Expert Continues Fights Against Obesity
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 17 March 2011
By Jennifer Bihm Sentinel Contributing writer"It starts at home," said Thomas Miles, aka Nephew Tommy of The Steve Harvey Morning Show fame. "Who's shopping and cooking for the kids when they're not at ... read more >>
Tamoxifen: A Cancer Treatment Drug
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 February 2011
Tamoxifen is a drug taken as a pill that decreases the activity of estrogen, a female hormone. Estrogen can cause some forms of breast cancer cells to grow. Tamoxifen is used when breast cancer has been ... read more >>
National Children’s Study Spanning First 21 Years of Child’s Life Rolls Out in L.A. County
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 February 2011
Largest study of children's health ever done in the Unites Statesgathers data on how genetics and environment affects developmental healthCreated to better understand the causes of important childhood ... read more >>
Ovarian Cancer
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
In the United States, the fifth most common cancer among women is ovarian cancer. It is the leading cause of death of cancers of the female reproductive organs. It is estimated that approximately 21,880 ... read more >>
Free Seminar on New Treatment for Acid Reflux Disease
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 February 2011
A free seminar on new treatment for acid reflux disease will be held Monday, February 21, at 5:30 p.m.  at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Thalians Auditorium, 8730 Alden Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90048. Validated ... read more >>
The Man with a Special Mission
Written by Janet Alston Jackson 10 February 2011
By Janet Alston Jackson, Contributing writer for the Sentinelwww.sportingtherightattitude.comOlympic Gold Medalist, Rafer Johnson is continuously collecting awards honoring his tireless work for the group ... read more >>
Repealing the Health Care Law Would be Costly for African – Americans
Written by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius 10 February 2011
Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human ServicesBy Secretary Kathleen SebeliusOn Tuesday, President Obama outlined his vision for how the United States can win the future through ... read more >>
Kenny G Not Only Has Heart, But Clearly Has Soul
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 January 2011
Tony Wafford and Kenny G One Woman Can and AHF Partner to Provide Free Concert Tickets and HIV TestsIn a recording career that spans almost three decades and 23 albums, Grammy Award-winning saxophonist ... read more >>
Tour to Give L.A. Residents Free Health Screenings and Services
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 January 2011
Tour Celebrates National Urban League's 100 Years of Service For a fourth consecutive year, National Urban League and Walgreens are partnering to provide six free health screenings to Los Angeles residents ... read more >>
Traditional Medicine for the 21st Century: Community Altruism Alive and Well
Written by Dr. Valinda Gueye 14 January 2011
Dr. Gueye, Improving the Lives of Others By Cheryl Tillman LeeFamily EditorNatural Medicine has been documented and practiced for over 5000 years. It is comprised of medical knowledge systems that developed ... read more >>
Keeping Fit In The New Year
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 January 2011
Exercise Eating smarterPositive OutlookBy Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterWell, here we are, at the beginning of a new year and some of us are carrying extra pounds from the holidays. Everybody has ... read more >>
The Help Group and Music for Autism Premiere CA. Music filled Gala
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
The Help Group and Music for Autism are proud to be hosting a musical performance featuring violinist Seami Park and Sarah Thornblade, associate principal second violin, both from the Los Angeles Chamber ... read more >>
The Safety of Natural Medicine vs. Conventional Medicine
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
By Dr. Valinda GueyeNatural Health is an eclectic self-care system of natural therapies that build and restore health and wellness. Natural health does this by working with the natural recuperative powers ... read more >>