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REPORT: Thousands of Migrants Treated for Infectious Diseases, Even HIV/AIDS

REPORT: Thousands of Migrants Treated for Infectious Diseases, Even HIV/AIDS

Virginia Kruta, Associated Editor    Thousands of migrants associated with the caravan have been treated in Tijuana, Mexico for infectious diseases, ranging from simple respiratory infections to tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, according to a recent report from the border. WATCH: According to Fox News reporter Griff Jenkins, who has been reporting from the border for some […]

Birthday Ruminations on Family, Love, Life, and Death

Birthday Ruminations on Family, Love, Life, and Death

    By Armando Vazquez I have two very different, eclectic friends I love dearly. One is a medical doctor and the other a world-renowned Ph.D. professor of education. The three of us are going on 70 and lately we seem to be talking about death. The former not long ago had a life-threatening heart […]

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 […]

Free Preventative Educational Session about the Local Opioid Epidemic | St. John’s Regional Medical Center

Free Preventative Educational Session about the Local Opioid Epidemic | St. John’s  Regional Medical Center

Oxnard, CA – St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), a Dignity Health Central Coast hospital, invites the public to attend an informative seminar focusing on how to combat the opioid epidemic in our community. This free and educational event will feature a presentation by Interventional Pain and Addiction Medicine Specialist, Joseph A. Cabaret, MD, who will […]

Study | Seniors Should Think Twice Before Reaching for the Aspirin Bottle

Study | Seniors Should Think Twice Before Reaching for the Aspirin Bottle

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter   Seniors should think twice before adding baby aspirin to their daily health regimens, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine website posted Sunday. While research indicates that low-dose aspirin can help most people with high cardiovascular risk avoid a heart attack or […]

Scientists Want You to Know That 98.6 Degrees is Not Really ‘NORMAL’ Body Temperature

Scientists Want You to Know That 98.6 Degrees is Not Really ‘NORMAL’ Body Temperature

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter   Scientists want the world to change how it thinks about fevers, starting with the idea that 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit is normal body temperature, and an August study used an iPhone app to gain a better understanding of fevers and the immune system. Average normal body temperature […]

Melania Trump Is ‘Doing Great’ — And Is Focusing On Her Important Initiatives For Children

Melania Trump Is ‘Doing Great’ — And Is Focusing On Her Important Initiatives For Children

By JUSTIN CARUSO, Media Reporter First lady Melania Trump is reportedly “doing great” in her recovery from surgery, and is spending her time focusing on her initiatives to help children. UPDATE: The First Lady is “doing great" since returning to the White House from hospitalization, spokesperson says. "She has had several meetings … and will […]

FREE Community Education Classes and Events for June 2018

FREE Community Education Classes and Events for June 2018

As Ventura County’s only non-profit Home Health and Hospice provider, Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association supports the total well-being of our community.  As part of our services, we host free monthly education classes throughout the county, which include the following: Diabetes Classes Simi Valley: Wednesday, June 6th from 10:30am-12pm at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 […]

Melania Breaks Silence After Being Hospitalized, Gives Update On Her Health

Melania Breaks Silence After Being Hospitalized, Gives Update On Her Health

By BENNY JOHNSON, Reporter At Large First lady Melania Trump had emergency kidney surgery Monday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and she broke her silence with a Wednesday tweet. The surgery on a benign embolism in the first lady’s kidney was successful. President Trump has since visited Melania twice in the hospital. The […]

Ventura Police Chief Ken Corney Speaks Out On Homelessness, Vagrancy and Crime

Ventura Police Chief Ken Corney Speaks Out On Homelessness, Vagrancy and Crime

By Lori Denman-Underhill I am safe in Ventura. I feel an overwhelming sense of peace and safety for myself and my child, as we walk down the boardwalk by Surfer’s Point. As I hike by the riverbed, I enjoy the silence and feel unthreatened by violence and enjoy a view of nature. When I surf, […]

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