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Where to go for help with Alzheimer’s

Wave Staff Report If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia and is in need...

Alzheimer’s caregivers share stories of stress, heartache

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — It’s called the long goodbye, the prolonged period between diagnosis and death from Alzheimer’s disease. For caregivers, it’s a...

County sees drop in COVID cases in health care workers

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Southland hospitals continued to see drops in the number of COVID-positive patients Sept. 7, while infections among health care...

Doctors weigh in on new Alzheimer’s drug

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — When the Federal Drug Administration announced June 7 that it had given conditional approval of Aducanumab to treat...

COVID hospitalizations begin leveling off in county

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — After weeks of steady increases, the number of people hospitalized in Los Angeles County due to COVID-19 appeared to...

County surpasses 25,000 deaths from COVID

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — With the Delta variant of COVID-19 continuing to rage, Los Angeles County crossed the grim milestone of 25,000 virus...

Blacks with Alzheimer’s face obstacles to care  

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer It has been that Blacks are twice as likely to acquire Alzheimer’s than their white counterparts. It also has been noted that...

Number of pregnant women with COVID-19 triples

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County's latest COVID-19 numbers Aug. 16 show more than 2,400 new infections — a figure that could...

Health organization offers advice to mothers to be

By Rebecca Rona Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Most people don’t think of pregnancy as being dangerous. Yet it can be. Due to pregnancy-related complications, women can die...

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