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City Council Candidates Urged to Apply

City Council Candidates Urged to Apply

By Lori Denman-Underhill Think you have what it takes to be on Ventura’s City Council? Interested candidates are urged to visit City Hall and pick up application paperwork in July and August. The mayor and all council members were present for this regular meeting, held on June 11. Special presentations opened up the meeting and […]

Drug Use Drops When ER Patient Visits Are Used as “Teachable Moments”

Drug Use Drops When ER Patient Visits Are Used as “Teachable Moments”

An emergency room visit for an illness or injury may seem like a strange time to try to motivate someone to cut back on using drugs. But a new study suggests that even a half-hour chat with a trained counselor, or a few minutes using a special tablet computer program with a “virtual therapist”, can […]

Carrie Fisher’s Death Raises Heart Health Questions About Drug Abuse

Carrie Fisher’s Death Raises Heart Health Questions About Drug Abuse

Beloved “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher passed away at age 60 after suffering a heart attack on Friday, discount Dec. 23, shop People reported. The cause of cardiac arrest is unknown, drug but Fisher’s untimely death has raised questions on how prior drug abuse can affect heart health later in life. The star long fought […]