Culver City Edition Health

Plant-based diet helps heart patient recover his strength

LOS ANGELES — It’s Heart Health Awareness Month, a time to remember that heart conditions can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions.  Steve Peters, a 57-year-old game designer from Culver City, is a perfect example. Last year he began to find it difficult to do the things he Read More…

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Supervisors reconsider plans for new jails

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Feb. 12 to scrap plans for a women’s jail in Lancaster and approved a new vision for a downtown mental health treatment center, though many criminal justice advocates worried that it might only be a jail by another name. The board room was filled Read More…

Health Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Peer Health Exchange offers health education for young peers

Founded by young people, for young people, the Peer Health Exchange (PHE) has worked to fill the health equity gap for youth in underserved communities.  The organization began as a labor of love by six Yale students who, responding to New Haven public schools ending their health education programming due to budget cuts, began teaching Read More…