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 >>
New Law Requires Immunization for Middle and High School Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 January 2011
Under a new law that takes effect in 2011, California middle and high school students must be vaccinated against pertussis (whooping cough). Beginning July 1, 2011, all students entering 7th through 12th ... read more >>
How choosing you benefits everyone
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
Can putting yourself first be considered an unselfish decision? When it comes to your health, the answer is yes. By putting your health first, you're not only staying well for you, but also for your loved ... read more >>
Think You’re Not at Risk for Flu? You Might be Dead Wrong
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 December 2010
African Americans are more likely to have certain long-term health conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, and heart disease than other racial groups. What many might not know is that having these illnesses ... read more >>
State's Latest Tobacco Ads Debut
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) Secretary Kimberly Belshé and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director Dr. Mark Horton today premiered a series of new anti-tobacco television ... read more >>
Sun Chlorella, Going Green from the Inside Out
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 December 2010
A Call to Action on Earth Day: How to Detoxify the Body from Environmental ToxinsIn recent years, we have seen society embrace the concept of "going green" dedicating more time to finding solutions for ... read more >>
Canine Companion for Independence Hosts Open House
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Service Dog Organization Invites Public to Los Angeles OfficeCanine Companions for Independence will host a special open house at its Los Angeles office at 2312 Westwood Boulevard on Sunday, December 12, ... read more >>
I Choose Life, National Action Network, ACT Against AIDS Leadership Partner for Day
Written by Elizabeth Harris 09 December 2010
By Elizabeth Harris Tony Wafford and his I Choose Life Initiative has run a consistent, passionate awareness and testing campaign to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Black community, and on ... read more >>
Congresswoman Richardson Praises Implementation of New Consumer Protections
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 November 2010
Congresswoman Richardson Praises Implementation of New Consumer Protections Ensuring Families Get More For Their Health Insurance Premiums Another Example of How Health Reform Is Holding Insurance Companies ... read more >>
CDPH Issues a Privacy Breach Fines to 7 California Health Facilities
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 November 2010
SACRAMENTO - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced that six California hospitals and one nursing home have been assessed administrative penalties and fines totaling $792,500 after ... read more >>
An Understanding of Allopathic Medicine
Written by Dr. Valinda P. Gueye 19 November 2010
By Dr. Valinda P. GueyeIt is very common for any culture to assign a linear role to time and progress. There seems to be no culture in which this is truer than the culture of the United States, where anything ... read more >>