Planning A Safe Camping Trip for Your Family

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With schools returning earlier and earlier each year, your summer may already be winding down, and you need one more getaway for family fun in the sun.
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Swimmer’s ear: Parents should be wary of this common, yet painful summer infection

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With summer just around the corner, physicians warn parents to be wary of the cleanliness of the water their kids swim in, and the effects of swimmer’s ear.
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MemorialCare unveils giant mock-up of new pediatric building

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MemorialCare unveiled a true-to-size mock-up Wednesday of a new 80,000-square-foot building that will soon house all of its pediatric services under one roof.
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The real deal: Cancer and diet

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The World Cancer Research Fund estimates that about 20 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the U.S. are related to obesity, physical inactivity, excess alcohol consumption, and/or poor nutrition.
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Community Unites to Celebrate the Lives of Children Touched by Cancer or Serious Blood Disorders at 33rd Annual Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center Torch Run

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Miller Children’s & Women’s patients dashed toward the finish line with their family, friends and sponsors, while carrying an Olympic-style torch – a symbol of hope – in the fight against pediatric cancer at the 33rd Annual Torch Run....
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Lack of Rain Improves Southern California Beaches, New Heal the Bay Report Says

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Drought-like conditions over the last year have greatly improved water quality at Southern California beaches including in Long Beach, according to Health the Bay’s latest annual survey released last week.
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Where in Long Beach to Find Help for Depression, Mental Health Issues

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While May was Mental Health Month, the tragic and shocking suicides of designer Kate Spade and author and television personality Anthony Bourdain this week—and a new report this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showing an...
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Hector Jukes and Hurdles Over His Toughest Opponent — Cancer

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Hector Sandoval stopped to look over his polished hair in the mirror. He smoothed his 5-year-old hands over his hair. “Mom, I look good!” he says as he looked up at her with a wink.
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Summer Fun is all About Safety

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School’s out for the summer! Summer days are filled with days at the beach, fun at the park, camping and dips in the pool. While summer days are wonderful for the entire family, some of the things we love...
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Long Beach Health Department Launches Online System to Report Food Poisoning

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The city’s health department announced today the launch of a new online reporting system meant to make it easier for the public to report food poisoning they may have experienced after eating food or drinking a beverage from a...
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