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Long Beach Department of Health Invites Residents to 2nd Annual “Fruit and Veggie Party!”

veggies-fruit The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) Healthy Active Long Beach Project invites the community to attend the 2nd Annual free “Fruit and Veggie Party!” on Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Martin Luther King, Jr.

Long Beach Memorial Presents 17th Annual Heart Healthy Dinner, February 12

banquet Nearly 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States ever year – that’s one in every four deaths – making it the leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent that statistic from increasing, it’s crucial for Americans to learn their risk factors and adopt lifestyle choices that promote overall cardiovascular health.

St. Mary Medical Center Foundation Now Accepting Grant Requests

grant-money St. Mary Medical Center Foundation announced Friday that is now accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) for the 2013 Community Grants funding cycle. Eligibility Requirements Successful applicants for funding must meet all of the criteria below: Must be a 501(c) (3) organization or have a fiscal agent with the non-profit designation.

Health Department to Host Community Health Screening, May 29

csulb wellness week The Long Beach Health Department is holding a community health screening to identify and prevent diabetes and obesity, on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the main health facility. The Public Health Access and Treatment (PHAT) Screening provides an increasingly important role for Public Health to identify and prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity.

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