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Long Beach City College Athletics Hosts Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Fundraiser

lbcc-coaches-cancer Long Beach City College Athletics and the California Community College Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coaches Association have teamed up to support Coaches vs. Cancer with a great night of fundraising and awareness.

Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center First to Receive Accreditation

Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach is the first children’s hospital cancer program in California to receive Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS).

1st Annual Long Beach Health and Wellness Fair at St. John Missionary Baptist Church of Long Beach

health-care Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards Free medical screenings are one of the central offerings of the 1st Annual Long Beach Health and Wellness Community Fair which is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Health and Wellness Fair will be held at St.

A Closer Look at Mammography Screening Guidelines & Ways You Can Protect Yourself

A Closer Look at Mammography Screening Guidelines Photo by Gisela Giardino Submitted by MemorialCare Breast Center at Long Beach Memorial The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) – a panel of non-Federal professionals in the field of prevention and evidence-based medicine, which reviews clinical preventative health care services and provides recommendations – released recommendations and guidelines that advise biannual mammogram for women ages 50-74.

LB Health Dept. Helps Residents Kick The Habit With Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy

Photo by Justin Shearer Photo by Justin Shearer The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) is informing residents who want to stop smoking that they now have another resource to help them quit. All Los Angeles County residents are now eligible to receive a free 1-month supply of nicotine patches by calling 1-800-NO-BUTTS.

MemorialCare Breast Center at Long Beach Memorial Awarded Full Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

long-beach-memorial 2011 Gallup Great Workplace Award The MemorialCare Breast Center at Long Beach Memorial has been granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

St. Mary and the American Cancer Society Hosts Women’s Health Conference with Lesbian Health Focus

long beach womens health forum St. Mary Medical Center and the American Cancer Society Long Beach Chapter presents the 4th Annual Women’s Health Forum with a focus on lesbian health and cancer issues. The event will be held from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, June 12 on the hospital campus in the Health Enhancement Center at 1055 Linden Avenue.

Coalition meeting looks toward The Road to a Tobacco Free Long Beach

smoke-free-long-beach Pack your bags, The Coalition for a Smoke Free Long Beach is hosting travel-themed meeting on Wednesday, September 23 to explore “The Road to a Tobacco Free Long Beach.” The Coalition meeting will take place from 3:00 p.m.

Smoke Free Apartments to be Discussed at May 20 Community Forum

tobacco sales to minors drop On Wednesday, May 20, the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) will host a Smoke Free Apartments Community Forum from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the John Parr Health Enhancement Center at St.

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