Corinne Garthoff met her husband on the beaches of Belmont Shore. Avid volleyball players, the couple often enjoyed friendly competition on the courts with other Long Beach locals. One evening, after a full day of activity, Corinne’s back was sore. Lying facedown so her husband could “crack” her back, she felt a painful lump in her right breast.
Thousands of children in the United States are living with pediatric digestive and nutritional disorders because gastrointestinal conditions and its symptoms aren’t always recognized and every child’s body is different. When it comes to getting to the “bottom” of the matter, the color of their bowel movement can indicate good or poor gastrointestinal health.
Long Beach residents—contrary to rumors making the rounds on social media—can rest assured there are no cases of Ebola in our well-prepared city. The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services has taken proactive steps to make sure that hospitals are ready if and when a case is confirmed; however, they say the likelihood of an outbreak happening here is very low.