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Community concerned about MERS

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the CDC, recognized the potential global spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome when the first reported case in the U.S. was identified on May 2.

5K run promotes healthy lifestyle

5K run promotes healthy lifestyle

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Active Runs held a Cinco de Mayo 5K run at the Fairplex on Saturday with the goal of promoting a healthy lifestyle in the Latino community.

Students unaware of STD superbug

A new issue recently emerged in the realm of sexually transmitted diseases – there is now a strain of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea.

Anti-vaxxers pose health risk

Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 189 cases of measles in 2013. This year so far, there were at least 53 reported cases in 10 states. But in 2000, the disease had been almost completely eliminated.

LV students would rather be broke than sick

In a recent informal survey, students at the University were asked if they would be willing to be infected with the flu for $3,000.

Students seek info on STDs

Sexual health is very important to students on campus, and 15 out of 16 students questioned in an informal survey feel as though the health center could do more to educate students about sexually transmitted disease protection and prevention.

Nutrition lecture teaches diet to fight cancer

The Cancer Care Center in Pomona held a presentation about cancer fighting foods and how to take care of your body.

Food Court: Gluten free is the new transfat free

Lane Jackson, a sophomore biology major, had no idea what was happening when he felt intense stomach pain while on a family vacation in Hawaii when he was 10 years old.

Community News: Bonita High expo promotes health

<i>Community News</i>: Bonita High expo promotes health

Free massages, samples and workshops drew in many people to La Verne’s Family Health and Fitness Expo March 16 at Bonita High School.

Commentary: Food freedoms in jeopardy

<i>Commentary</i>: Food freedoms in jeopardy

We love to eat; let us not deny this. Everything we do gives us an excuse to eat and drink what we crave most. However, with diet-related health issues increasing, some health advocates have taken their concerns too far.

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