Lucy Hosts Parties Full of Heart

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Anna and Jesse Fisher took their 2-year-old daughter, Lucy, to her pediatrician to get a wart on her foot examined. When they arrived at the office, they were told that her primary physician suddenly left the office and they...
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The Heart of an Athlete

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The news often includes heartbreaking stories of young athletes dying during the middle of a game. While many assume these children are suffering from other medical conditions, the majority of these children are dying from an undiagnosed cardiac defect.
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Saving Hearts Foundation Returns to Poly High to Provide Free Heart Screenings

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Saving Hearts Foundation will provide free heart screenings on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Long Beach Poly High School. The event will be held in the big gym from 9AM-3PM and the screenings will be open to those ages 12-24....
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Take Your Health to Heart

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Each year, about 610,000 lives are claimed from heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S.

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HUD Awards Long Beach Homeless Services Providers Over $8 Million

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded Long Beach over $8 million to continue providing services and housing for those experiencing homelessness, the city announced today.

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Ending Bed-Wetting Takes Time and Commitment

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About 15 percent of 5-year-olds experience some type of bed-wetting at night. Nocturnal enuresis, or bed-wetting, affects six to eight million American kids ages 5 to 15.

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Long Beach Receives C Grade for Tobacco Policies

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California leads the nation in its tobacco control policies, but in a community-by-community breakdown, Los Angeles and Long Beach only get Cs, the American Lung Association said yesterday in its State of Tobacco Control 2018 report.

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Health Officials Confirm First Flu-Related Death in Long Beach

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Long Beach health officials today confirmed the city's first flu-related death of a patient under 65 years old this season and highlighted the need for people to get vaccinated.

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Urinary Tract Infections in Children Have Varied Causes & Treatments

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A child who has an unexplained fever, and complains that urinating causes a burning sensation may be suffering from a urinary tract infection.

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MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Achieve Prestigious Magnet Designation

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MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center and MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach attained Magnet recognition for the second time, reinforcing their continued dedication to the highest quality of nursing practice.

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