Health

  • Recomiendan poner las medicinas fuera de la vista de los menores para evitar confusión entre golosinas y medicinas

    StatePoint La campaña Up and Away en asociación con los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), lanza un recordatorio a los padres de familia para que guarden las medicinas en lugares altos y escondidos, fuera de la vista y del alcance de los menores, para...
  • Medi-Cal Coverage to Smile About

    NAPS More than a third of Californians receive health care through Medi-Cal, and while most members know that dental coverage is included, many do not use the benefit. The Medi-Cal Dental Program is working to change that with Smile, California, a new campaign to increase dental visits among eligible...
  • Usted puede ser capaz de ayudar a salvar la vida de un niño

    NAPSM Julián Morales tiene siete años y parece como cualquier otro niño—le encantan los juegos de video, ver béisbol en la tele, pasar tiempo con su hermanita y comer helado de chocolate—pero hay una gran diferencia. El problema A diferencia de la mayoría de los niños, Julián sufre de...
  • Wellness Tech: The Evolution of Apple Health

    Shelly Palmer  I hit rock bottom in April 2013. My weight had ballooned to 252 lbs., and eating had become a compulsion. I hated the way I looked and the difficulty I had moving around, and I especially hated the way I felt. I had tried everything (or so...
  • La FDA les proporciona a las latinas las herramientas necesarias para combatir la diabetes

    FDA Casi 1 millón de latinas ignoran que corren el riesgo de volverse diabéticas. Muchas probablemente no recibirán la atención preventiva o de otra índole que necesitan porque no acudirán al doctor ni a la clínica de salud, donde podrían hacerse una sencilla prueba de detección de la enfermedad....
  • Spotlight on Mental Wellness During National Children’s Health Month

    Eric Galatas Public News Service OMAHA, Neb. – October is Children’s Health Month, and with the new school year just underway, Nebraska Children’s Home Society is encouraging parents, teachers and communities across the state to take steps to improve children’s physical and mental health. Briana Woodside, the society’s pregnancy,...
  • 3 Tips to Raise a Drug-Free Child

    StatePoint By the time teens graduate from high school, about 45 percent will have tried marijuana, according the National Institute on Drug Abuse. And while marijuana is one of the most used substances among teenagers, it is not the only one of concern today. The drug epidemic is an...
  • Flu-Fighting Facts

    NAPS The flu is nothing to sneeze at. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza has resulted in between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses annually since 2010. The best way to stay out of such statistics, the CDC says, is for everyone who is...
  • HEALTH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE IT’S TIME TO GET VACCINATED FOR THE FLU

    Santa Clara County Valley Health Centers offer free flu shots in many locations   SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA. – Free flu shots for adults over 19 will be available at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center’s geographically accessible “Valley Health Centers” beginning on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Adult Flu Vaccine Fairs...