May 13, 2010 RSS feed / Health & Wellness

Bicyclists will ride for a cause

The Conejo Valley Cyclists and the city of Thousand Oaks invite all concerned cyclists to participate in the third annual memorial “Ride of Silence” on Wed., May 19.   Preparation begins at 6:30 p.m. More...

NPHS to host charity fashion show

A charity fashion show and silent auction, Threads for Red, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Sat., May 22 at the Newbury Park High School gym, 456 Reino Road, Newbury Park. More...

Doctor’s discussion to focus on skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most common cancer and one of the most deadly. How can people tell if they have it and what should be done if skin cancer is diagnosed?   More...

Emergency text message service offered

Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center in Thousand Oaks has announced the launch of a new emergency room texting service to help residents determine average wait times at the ER so they know what to expect.   More...

Day in the park

TO A TEE—Moorpark resident Allison Dunn, 23 months, gets a hands-on golf lesson from her grandmother Melodie Dunn, a Thousand Oaks resident, during the Day in the Park at Arroyo Vista Park on More...

New healthcare tax credit offers benefits

The Internal Revenue Service has mailed postcards to more than 4 million small businesses and taxexempt organizations hoping to make them aware of the benefits of the recently enacted federal small business healthcare tax credit.   More...

Play golf and support Hospice

23rd annual tournament will take place Mon., May 24

Hospice of the Conejo will present its 23rd annual charity golf tournament Mon., May 24 at Sunset Hills Country Club, 4155 Erbes Road, Thousand Oaks.   Check-in begins at 11 a.m.   Players can sign up at www.hospiceoftheconejo.org. More...

Dispose of old medication properly

Studies have shown that 80 percent of the nation’s waterways contain trace amounts of pharmaceuticals as a result of improper disposal, such as flushing them down a toilet. More...

NPHS hosts Kids Health Expo

The Kids Health Expo will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., May 15 at the Newbury Park High School track, 456 N. Reino Road. More...

Learn about services for the blind

The general public is invited to a brown bag lunch listening session about the free services and programs provided by nonprofit Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic from noon to 1 p.m. More...