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Ojai Herbal Symposium to host PhytoPhunk Fundraiser on Saturday, November 17

Ojai Herbal Symposium to host PhytoPhunk Fundraiser on Saturday, November 17

The Ojai Herbal Symposium will host a PhytoPhunk Dance & Elixir Bar on Saturday night, November 17, at 8 p.m. at Greater Goods in Meiners Oaks in support of the nonprofit’s Relief Fund, dedicated to those in the Ojai area affected by the Thomas Fire of December 2017 who have significant losses and little support. […]

Ojai Herbal Symposium to present Herbal Marketplace on Saturday and Sunday, November 17-18

Ojai Herbal Symposium to present Herbal Marketplace on Saturday and Sunday, November 17-18

The Ojai Herbal Symposium — taking place at Krotona Hall from Friday, November 16, through Sunday, November 18 — will feature an Herbal Marketplace at Chaparral Auditorium, 414 E. Ojai Ave., on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Herb teas, herbal skincare products, books, […]

Bringing Awareness to Alzheimer’s: GranVida Tackles Alzheimer’s Head-On

Bringing Awareness to Alzheimer’s: GranVida Tackles Alzheimer’s Head-On

(CARPINTERIA, Calif.) Alzheimer’s is a difficult disease that affects the lives around the person who is fighting the disease including family and friends. GranVida Senior Living and Memory Care has been proactive in working alongside their senior residents affected by Alzheimer’s through a wide variety of programs and services including their in-house technology, It’s Never 2 […]

Ventura County Medical Center Receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

Ventura County Medical Center Receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

(Ventura County, Calif.) — The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Ventura County Medical Center as one of 83 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2017. As a participant in ACS NSQIP, Ventura County Medical Center is required to track […]

GranVida Helping Local Aging Residents Through Senior Vitality Fair

GranVida Helping Local Aging Residents Through Senior Vitality Fair

Senior living community lends a hand to aging community members through Senior Vitality Fair When it comes to aging, many questions can arise about overall health and wellness and how to maintain a high quality of life. With that said, GranVida is excited to be a source of support and information for local residents in […]

Prevent Suicide and Depression by Becoming a Counselor

Prevent Suicide and Depression by Becoming a Counselor

  Please see a special message from our sponsor. Image Source: Heartbeat (2016 TV series) Fact: Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. Have you ever wondered how one person can cope after a traumatic event while someone else is distraught and hopeless? The person who doesn’t know how to cope is […]

CVS is Buying One of the Largest Health Insurance Companies in a Deal That Could Change Health Care in the US

CVS is Buying One of the Largest Health Insurance Companies in a Deal That Could Change Health Care in the US

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter Pharmacy giant CVS has the potential to disrupt the health care market after antitrust officials gave CVS the go-ahead Wednesday to buy health insurance company Aetna, author and health care consultant Rita Numerof told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “The merger can accelerate the efforts to change […]

2nd Annual APDA West Coast Parkinson’s Educational Forum Comes to Irvine on October 20-21

2nd Annual APDA West Coast Parkinson’s Educational Forum Comes to Irvine on October 20-21

The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is hosting a very special weekend experience for people with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 at the Irvine Marriott in Irvine, CA.  The 2nd annual  APDA West Coast Parkinson’s Educational Forum is a two-day comprehensive symposium that will provide a unique […]

Tuberculosis Investigation of Middle School and Gym in Oxnard

Tuberculosis Investigation of Middle School and Gym in Oxnard

(Ventura County, CA) — — Ventura County Public Health has been following two related cases of active tuberculosis (TB) since June and has investigated the two settings where possible exposures may have occurred. One of these cases is associated with Rio Vista Middle School in Oxnard. The other subject visited 24 Hour Fitness in Oxnard […]

Learn How to Maintain a Healthy Microbiome in Your Body at a Free Seminar

Learn How to Maintain a Healthy Microbiome in Your Body at a Free Seminar

(Ventura, California) Not all bacteria are bad. In fact, the human body is home to a variety of microbes that help keep people healthy. The types, quantity and balance of microbes in an individual’s unique microbiome can affect a person’s susceptibility or resistance to a variety of health issues, including acne, allergies, autoimmune diseases, intestinal […]

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