October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Health & Wellness

Teen with diabetes impresses others with strength, resolve

Eighth-grader was diagnosed at age 6

Being a teenager is hard enough, what with braces, hormones and tenuous friendships.  But for 13-year-old Emma Goldberg, an eighth-grader at Los Cerritos Middle School, the typical teen angst is the least of her worries. More...

Picking the right skilled-nursing facility

An individual typically takes one of two paths to a skillednursing facility: straight from the hospital or from home when they become too frail or sick to care for themselves. More...

How to help a loved one deal with memory loss

COMMENTARY /// Dementia   If you have an aging parent, friend or other loved one, you are well aware of the inner struggle between respecting the person’s privacy and making the decision to step in when you see potential danger in their fu More...

Briefs

Breast cancer talk looks at density The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara will host a free workshop titled “Lunch and Learn: Breast Density, Genetic Risk and New Updates in Cancer Prevention” from noon to 1:30 p.m. More...