Health

County coronavirus numbers continue downward trends, official says

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A county health official painted a positive picture Aug. 24 of downward trends in coronavirus cases, deaths and hospitalizations,...

Health official cautious despite improving coronavirus numbers

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — While L.A. County coronavirus numbers are trending in the right direction, the county's public health director reminded residents Aug....

Demonstration targets bill that would ban menthol cigarettes

By Faith Petrie, Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — A bill that would ban the sale of flavored tobacco products in California was the subject of...

RxREPORT: Ventilators can lead to ARDS

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer Dr. Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, is a world-renowned pulmonary physician-scientist, an endowed professor of medicine at the University of Arizona...

County meeting five of six state COVID-19 monitoring benchmarks

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The county is meeting five of the state's six coronavirus-monitoring benchmarks, according to the public health director, who hailed...

Businesses urged to follow rules to protect workers

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A county health official is urging business owners to follow coronavirus-prevention measures, stressing that lower-income essential workers are paying...

Rx REPORT: The truth about face masks and COVID-19

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer Face masks have become part of our daily attire and protection against the spread of COVID-19. Medical experts predict that...

Health official ‘cautiously optimistic’ about latest coronavirus numbers

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — With the county representing smaller shares of the state's coronavirus cases and deaths, Los Angeles County's public health director...

Rx REPORT: The link between COVID-19 and depression

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer More than 4.7 million Americans have been infected with COVID-19, according to the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 global tracking map....

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Two City Council seats at stake in Culver City

City also has ballot measures on rent control, sales tax increase Wave Staff Report LOS ANGELES — After months of campaigning, debates and mailboxes filled with...

Residents line up to receive flu shots outside library

By Cynthia Gibson Contributing Writer CULVER CITY — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health administered a record number of flu vaccines during a free...

County reveals new look for Rosa Parks transit center

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer WILLOWBROOK — The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority debuted the new Rosa Parks Customer Center and Transit Court in Oct....

Blacks aren’t about to save Trump at the polls

By Jesse Jackson Sr. Guest Columnist If a lie is repeated often enough, the truth may never catch up. Donald Trump understands this better than anyone,...