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Bilingual update: Breast cancer awareness lecture set for June 21

Bilingual update: Breast cancer awareness lecture set for June 21

The Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC) education will present a lecture on the non-medical challenges that can accompany a breast cancer diagnosis, including insurance, financial resources, housing, and transportation from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21 at the Tannahill Auditorium, Schott Center, 310 W. Padre St., Santa Barbara. Local experts from the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara,...
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Mente sana/cuerpo sano talleres 18, 25 de junio

Mente sana/cuerpo sano talleres 18, 25 de junio

La Casa de la Raza en Santa Barbara te invita a una serie de talleres enfocados en la salud familiar. Cuidado de ninos y comida! sabado 18 de junio – 11-1 pm Derechos de los inmigrantes y como apoyar a la reforma migratoria al nivel local.   sabado 25 de junio -11-1pm Nutrición, dieta y...
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Commentary: It’s not easy being a pescetarian

Commentary: It’s not easy being a pescetarian

By David Magallanes/ Guest contributor Wikipedia, the online free (but very informative) encyclopedia, defines what I practice: Pescetarianism is the practice of a diet that includes seafood, and excludes other animals. In addition to fish and/or shellfish, a pescetarian diet typically includes all vegetables, fruit, nuts, grains, beans, eggs and dairy. The Merriam-Webster dictionary dates...
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Foro gratuito VIH/Sida 26 de Mayo

Foro gratuito VIH/Sida 26 de Mayo

Foro gratuito VIH/SIDA, 6-8 pm Jueves 26 de Mayo, Ventura County Public Health, 2240 E. Gonzales Road, Suite 200, Oxnard. Informes e inscripciones: Ventanilla de Salud de lat Agencia de Salud del Condado de Ventura y el consulado de México en Oxnard, 805.984.1372, erika.reyes@ventura.org
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Latino Links: Health Trends

Latino Links: Health Trends

While strokes and heart disease account for one in four deaths among Hispanic men, and one and three deaths among Hispanic women, Hispanics are less likely to recognized signs and symptoms of the disease, the American College of Emergency Physicians reported. “Stroke can occur suddenly and without warning,” said Dr. Juan Fitz, ACEP spokesperson...
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Reservations due for May 22 Kinship Family Fun Day in Somis

Reservations due for May 22 Kinship Family Fun Day in Somis

The 3rd annual Kinship Family Fun Day will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday May 22 in Somis (call for details). RSVP as soon as possible as space is limited. Grandparents, aunts/uncles, and others raising the child of a friend or relative are invited to our celebration of kinship families!, organizers reported....
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Williams pesticide regulation bill passes committee

Williams pesticide regulation bill passes committee

Assembly Bill 1176, which would implement enforceable timelines under the Toxic Air Contaminant Act with respect to pesticides, passed the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee on April 26, Assemblymember Das Williams, D-35 Assembly District, reported recently. The proposed legislation would establish timelines by which the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) must act on...
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Guest column: If I were a woman …

Guest column: If I were a woman …

By David Magallanes / Guest columnist I’ve often wondered what life is like for women. It can’t be easy — not that it’s easy for men, either. But I don’t believe we men can ever fathom the universe in which women dwell. It’s not the same as our universe. In fact, it’s not even in...
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VC AIDS Partnership announces $68,000 in grants

VC AIDS Partnership announces $68,000 in grants

Ventura County AIDS Partnership (VCAP) announces grants totaling $68,000 for HIV prevention services in Ventura County for 2011. This year, VCAP partners are not only receiving much needed funding to support their work, they are also benefitting from a six month planning process facilitated by the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Ventura County Community...
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Latino Links: Health Trends

Latino Links: Health Trends

Latino health is being examined in a book series. “The new Buena Salud book series presents the latest Latino health information and medical advances about individual diseases and conditions in a warm and conversational tone.” Written by Dr. Jane L. Delgado, president and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the series features...
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Healthcare Reform celebrates one-year anniversary

Healthcare Reform celebrates one-year anniversary

Attendees celebrate the one-year anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act during a presentation held March 28 at the Oxnard Public Library in Oxnard. “The health care law has provided critical benefits for families, seniors, and small businesses in its first year of implementation. The Patient’s Bill of Rights—a key component of...
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Young Professional Network holding mixer March 24 in Oxnard

Young Professional Network holding mixer March 24 in Oxnard

The Young Professional Network will present a mixer from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 24 at The Kitchen, 529 So. A St., Oxnard. The event includes a special Wine & Art Trail ticket giveaway. For more information, rsvp to tlopez@bgcop.org or visit http://www.positiveplace4kids.org/
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Healthcare Town Hall Meeting set for March 14

Healthcare Town Hall Meeting set for March 14

Gold Coast Health Plan will present a Town Hall Meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 14 at Clinicas de Camino Real Inc., 200 So. Wells Road, Suite 100, Ventura. The program will include information on changes that will affect individual and family Medi-Cal benefits. Healthcare providers must be chosen by April 30. For more...
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Latino Links: Health Trends

Latino Links: Health Trends

By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805.com While 99 percent of Latinos in California over the age of 50 are concerned about having access to affordable health care, only 34 percent believe they have the amount of coverage they need, according to new survey by the AARP. The survey also asked Latinos about the impact...
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Latino Links: Health Trends

Latino Links: Health Trends

By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805.com Maintaining a healthy heart and protecting yourself during the flu season are a couple of health trending reports released recently. In recognition of American Heart Month, Hispanicprwire.com recently released “Celebrating Healthy Hearts in the Latino Community.” Cardiovascular disease and strokes are ranked as the number one killer of...
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