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Medical mentorship: women leading by example

By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer Every four years, January marks the presidential inauguration. This year’s inauguration gave the country its female vice president. After the...

County nears one million cases of COVID-19

County nears one million cases of COVID-19 Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Nearly one year into the COVID-19 pandemic and with Los Angeles County pushing...

MLK Jr. Hospital managing the strain of COVID

MLK Jr. Hospital managing the strain of COVID Frontline workers respond to surge of cases with creative measures By Sue Favor Conbtributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — As coronavirus cases and...

Program seeks to improve Black infant, maternal health

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer There are some disturbing statistics surrounding the ratio of Black mother/infant deaths in Los Angeles County compared to their...

COVID-19 has increased complaints about back pain

RX REPORT By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer The American Chiropractic Association cited a survey identifying back pain as the single most disabling condition worldwide. The numbers...

Vaccinate or not? What the average person should know

RX Report By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, more than 75 million infections and 1.6 million deaths have...

Holiday shopping linked to pandemic surge by health officials

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Hospital space in Los Angeles County continued to dwindle Dec. 21 as the surge of COVID-19 cases pressured emergency...

Individuals seek telepsychiatry for help during COVID-19

Rx REPORT By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer Healthy food choices, as stated by the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and adequate sleep, according to...

Family doctor provides accessible, affordable care

RX REPORT By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer Telehealth is not new and is quickly becoming more commonplace. Medical offices and hospitals have implemented the infrastructure years...

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