Time to Consider Back Surgery?

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The spine is complex — made up of 24 bones, vertebrae, ligaments, discs, joints, muscles, tendons and an intricate bundle of nerves that sends signals throughout the entire body — which is why spinal problems, even minor ones, can...
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1 in 3 Adults Has a High Risk Factor for Stroke. Are You One of Them?

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High blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, obesity and diabetes are leading causes of stroke. One in three U.S. adults has at least one of these conditions or habits.
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Long Beach Health Department Launches “Remove, Report and Protect” Campaign this Mosquito Season

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The Health Department campaign emphasizes three main messages for avoiding mosquito-borne diseases this season: remove, report and protect.
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MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Given Highest Honor for Pediatric Asthma Care

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MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach was recognized for the second time for its excellence in asthma care. Miller Children’s & Women’s remains the only free-standing children’s hospital in California, and only the 10th hospital in the...
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Community Hospital Employees Receive Official Layoff Notices Two Months Before Site’s Closure

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Community Medical Center Long Beach announced today that, in accordance with federal Department of Labor laws, it has issued notifications to its 213 employees of the hospital’s planned closure this summer following the discovery of a large active fault...
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Avoid Household Triggers to Keep Allergies & Asthma Under Control

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You keep a clean home, but your child still coughs and sneezes. That’s because house dust, pet dander, mold and dust mites can accumulate easily in the home, and are some of the most common allergens.
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City Announces Launch of Cannabis Information Campaign Amid Results of 2017 Survey

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City officials announced Friday another development in its management of cannabis in Long Beach, this time in the form of education.
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Developmental Milestones for Your Baby

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The first year of your baby’s life will definitely be a year of firsts. From that moment you deliver to your baby’s first birthday party, your baby is constantly learning and taking in his or her environment.
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LA, Long Beach Area Ranks High in American Lung Association’s List of Most Polluted Metro Areas

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The Los Angeles metropolitan area remains one of the most polluted in the nation, the American Lung Association said today.
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Marshall Family Learns that High Risk Doesn’t Mean High Stress

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After struggling with infertility for a few years, Anaheim residents Michelle and Eric Marshall decided to try fertility treatments. The couple was delighted when they found out they were expecting triplets, but they knew it would be a long...
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