Long Beach Health
Examining the remarkably preserved mummies of five ancient cultures, the Horus mummy research team discovered atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries due to build up of fatty deposits) was present in humans long before we acquired modern lifestyles.
It’s 1967. Lyndon B. Johnson is in office, Jackie Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis have just become an “item,” protests against the Vietnam war are going strong — and Judge Francis Biddle, former Attorney General under FDR and Chief Judge at the Nuremburg Trials, is 81 years old.
For the 20th time since U.S. News and World Report started publishing a rigorous assessment of more than 5,000 U.S. hospitals, Long Beach Memorial has earned a place nationally among “Best Hospitals.” Long Beach Memorial is listed as one of the nation’s best in the Diabetes and Endocrinology Category and “high performing” in 10 additional clinical categories.
The Long Beach Health Department has received a national award for using social media to engage its community partners and staff, and has been selected to present its social media strategies during a national public health convention later this year.
MemorialCare Health System names Helen Macfie, PharmD, Chief Transformation Officer, and Regina Berman, MA, BSN, Vice President of Population Health
MemorialCare Health System named two national experts to lead its efforts in improving the health of communities in Southern California.
When southern California’s favorite all-female biking event, the Beach Babe Bicycling Classic once again takes to the streets, women can also take heart! The ride’s organizer, Noble Pursuit, has formed a dream team with the Center for Women’s Cardiac Health & Research, part of the MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Memorial, to promote awareness of heart disease as the leading health concern for women.
City of Long Beach offices and services will adhere to the following schedule on Friday, July 4, 2014. City Hall re-opens on Monday, July 7.
Animal Care Services and spcaLA
Career Transition Center
Center for Working Families
Citizen Police Complaint Commission
Code Enforcement services
Fire Headquarters, Support Services (ECOC), Fire Prevention, & Operations, including Marine Safety Administration
Gas Services (Emergencies: 570-2140)
Health Department and Health facilities
Neighborhood Resource Center
Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Center
Park offices, swimming pools, Rancho Los Cerritos, El Dorado Nature Center, & community park facilities
Water Department (Emergencies: 570-2390)
Fire Stations and Lifeguard Stations
Main Police Station Front Desk
Refuse and recycling collection
There will be no scheduled Street Sweeping on July 4.
The City of Long Beach Health Officer reminds residents to vaccinate their pets and avoid contact with wild animals following confirmation of a case of rabies. The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) confirmed a skunk found on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in the 90815 area of Long Beach tested positive for rabies.
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine, Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, Long Beach Boys & Girls Club will host the Annual Juneteenth Celebration, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, on Saturday, June 14th, at Martin Luther King, Jr.
Photo courtesy of Feryswheel.
Adults age 50 and over who participated in a fitness program called Strength for Living at the LifeFit Center @ The Beach at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) have experienced great health and fitness results, according to reports and testing of participants.