California has taken a big step to help women across the state have more access to birth control pills and other hormonal contraceptves, without a prescription.
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A little boy cries in restlessness as he waits in the doctor’s office with his mother. He is unsure what will happen once his name is called, and is scared. To calm her son, the mother pulls out her recent children’s book purchase called, “Doctor, Doctor, What Do You Do?” to read with her son.
Sheena Patel, an epidemiologist from the Riverside County Office of Public Health, spoke on the Zika virus epidemic at the Hot Spot lecture of the Wednesday.
While it may not have the same coverage that the Ebola virus had last year, Zika has the potential to become exponentially more serious than it is now.
Sarah Dunn, assistant professor of kinesiology, led a presentation about the harmful effects of obesity in college students Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.
The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District recently identified West Nile virus in mosquitoes and birds in several local cities.
Stroke survivors and their loved ones gathered to learn more about strokes and share experiences Saturday at the Pomona Valley Health Center for Stroke Awareness Day.
Sariah Abid starts her day like most freshmen residents of the Oaks dormitory at the University of La Verne. She wakes up, eats breakfast and gets ready for class. There is just one difference, which can be revealed by the Medtronic pump that sits in her pocket. Abid, like millions of other Americans, is living […]
Best-selling author and family physician Dr. Joel Fuhrman addressed the health benefits and importance of eating a nutritarian diet to students and faculty members through Skype Thursday in the Arts and Communications Building.
The dietary supplement industry is booming with reported sales reaching $13 billion in 2013, but there is a common public misperception on how these supplements really affect human bodies.