Do you remember reading about Edith holding a sign that read, "Anything will Help, God Bless?"
MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach recently acquired an advanced technological tool. The EOS Imaging System is a revolutionary piece of equipment that gives doctors unprecedented insight into a patient’s anatomy and condition.
More than 7,600 people came out last year to see Mr. and Ms. Olympias, weightlifting and crossfit competitions and more at the first Legion Sports Fest.
A site has been chosen for the annual winter emergency shelter in the industrial West Side of the First Council District, and it is expected to open on Dec. 1 — on time for the first time in several years.
MemorialCare Medical Group and partner Greater Newport Physicians has won the Excellence in Healthcare Award from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA).
Special needs children have unique abilities and unique challenges, so parents must become highly attuned experts, ready to handle any issue.
A water main rupture at 6:20 a.m. Sunday morning, Oct. 20, caused a sinkhole on Spinnaker Bay Drive at Parsons Landing, and crews were still at work at noon Monday to complete repairs.
After facing multiple health challenges, Kelsea Mazzocco said she felt drawn to build a healing space in the community, a place where people from all walks of life could find positive change.
For the 13th year, WomenShelter of Long Beach is hosting an event to bring awareness to the battle against domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Darick J. Simpson, executive director of the Long Beach Community Action Partnership, will become the next president and CEO of the Earl B. and Loraine H. Miller Foundation — one of the largest philanthropic foundations in the city.
If you’ve been reading my column with any frequency, you’ve heard me proclaim time and again, “OUT with the OLD, IN with the NEW.” Well, here I go again.
A long-term lease of Community Hospital in east Long Beach will come to the City Council for approval Tuesday, city officials say.
SCAN Health Plan put its money where its purpose is Tuesday, Sept. 17, giving $5,000 scholarships to 10 Cal State Long Beach students on career paths to help senior citizens.
For more than two decades, Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHALA) has been Long Beach's go-to nonprofit for mental health services for the homeless population.
Feline Panleukopenia Virus (FPV) has been detected at the Long Beach Animal Care Services Shelter (ACS) within the last 10 days, city officials said last week in a release.
Dignity Health — St. Mary Medical Center announced last week that Michael Neils has been appointed chief philanthropy officer for the hospital.
With the divorce rate on the rise for the 65-plus crowd, coupled with women living longer than men, there’s a good chance that many women will be finding themselves on their own later in life.
At 15, Rafael Valenzuela was struggling — he thought he was gay, he was being bullied at school, felt depressed and woke up anxious every day.
Editor's Note: September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. We sent Amy Orr to Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Institute to get the story from the inside.
A group of retirees was asked, in a Time magazine survey, what makes them stay awake at night — fear of death or fear of outliving their savings. A whopping two-thirds chose running out of money.
West Nile virus activity continues to be detected in Los Angeles County mosquitoes, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District reported Monday, Aug. 19.
Meghan, aged 73, was being cared for by multiple doctors, none of whom were consulting with one another, and all of whom were prescribing medications for her myriad of issues.
City Council will ask staff next week to research whether a smart phone application could provide information for responders to find places to take homeless people for help.
According to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), one in 13 children has food allergies; a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room every three minutes in the United States. The Mayo Clinic website explains that even a tiny amount of allergy-causing food can trigger…
Long Beach Health Department officials thought they had a pretty good idea to bring in more money for vector control — mosquito eradication, rodents, etc. — in part of the city.
A new one-stop shop for treating kids with chronic illnesses is on its way to the Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital.
We are all aware of the increasing numbers and dire predictions regarding retirees with substance use disorders (SUD). Is it that retirement is simply a one-way street to drug and alcohol misuse, abuse and addiction, or is there another explanation?
Last year, medical doctors issued 17 million prescriptions for sedatives and tranquilizers, principally as sleep aids, for retirees 65 years old and over.
Southern California is earthquake country. But if you’ve lived in the area for the last couple of decades, you might not know it.
This article is part of “The Housing Divide: Making it in Long Beach,” a series of stories from the Long Beach Media Collaborative examining the impacts of the statewide housing crisis on our city. The collaborative was initiated by the Long Beach Community Foundation and is funded by the Kn…
“Music is a powerful tool. It connects people emotionally and physically,” Dan Beck, trustee of the Music Performance Trust Fund (MPTF), said recently.
Those working to find permanent homes for veterans in need find it’s a challenging process, and a ceaseless one, made more difficult due to the lack of affordable housing and prevention programs, experts say.
People chat quietly, adjusting settings as the instructor introduces herself. Moments later, the lights dim, music fills the room, and the class surges into action. With smooth strokes, the group row like teammates on an enormous boat, changing cadence at the instructor’s urging.
About 100 nurses at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital picketed near their workplace for adjustments in their staffing ratios and “competitive wages” on Monday, June 24.
There’s a silent epidemic going round that’s putting millions of American retirees at risk. It’s doubled in size in the last decade, it’s showing no sign of slowing down, and it’s remained largely unrecognized.
Maria sits quietly on the couch, ready to answer questions. Apinya bounces up and down on the same couch, barely able to contain her excitement.
When the Long Beach Media Collaborative officially convened in 2017, the four publications involved — the Press-Telegram, the Long Beach Post website, the Grunion Gazette and the Long Beach Business Journal — sought to address the divide between those with internet access and those without.