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LA Health Fair Offers Free Screenings and Preventive Tests to Children and Adults

On Sunday, April 11, the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Walgreens and local churches sponsored a free health fair in the Koreatown district of Los Angeles. The health fair offered a variety of free medical testing services and dental check-ups to children and adults, according to the Westwood-Century City Patch. At the fair, which was held at Read More…

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An estimated 1.5 million illegal immigrants in California could be eligible for health care coverage

Immigration reform may be more difficult than the Obama Administration had predicted, considering that the most recent attempt to extend temporary protection for millions of undocumented immigrants has been held up in court. But that didn’t stop Californian lawmakers from reexamining immigration policies in their own state — on Tuesday, April 7, a collection of Read More…

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New Research Finds That Minority Communities in L.A. Are Most Likely To Suffer From Preventable Diseases

It’s estimated that anywhere between 5 – 20% of the American population contracts the influenza virus each year, but according to a new state health report, Californians living in Los Angeles County face a higher risk of contracting — and possibly dying — from the virus, compared to the average citizen. The report, which was Read More…