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Staff WriterSEELEY — Joe “Tiger” Patrick has been carrying across the country the names and faces of the 6,655 service men and women killed in Iraq and Afghanistan on a 200-square-foot banner. He began his walk April 26 from Coronado Beach and...
Digital Media News EditorAn air quality alert for the Calexico area has been issued, with levels of particulate matter 2.5 reaching unhealthy levels for some sensitive to air quality issues. Air quality levels reached 106 on the air quality index at noon today, according to the...
It’s the rare person who hasn’t been touched by cancer. Many of our readers themselves have been diagnosed with cancer, while many others have close family members or friends with the disease. Cancer comes in many variations to people of...
Tags: Relay for Life, Health Treatments, Overweight, Weight, Obesity
The Imperial County Public Health Department is reminding individuals this week that it is not too late to get a flu shot. This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, an observance established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorBy all appearances and measures 51-year-old Maria Andrade, up until a few months ago, thought of herself as a relatively healthy person. But a recent hyperthyroidism diagnosis has changed her outlook. Aside from the risk of losing weight, the disease,...
UPDATE 2 p.m. A software glitch has caused the Imperial County Air Pollution District’s website to show hazardous air quality levels when they aren’t hazardous, just unhealthy. There are elevated air quality levels in the Brawley area,...
The Imperial County Public Health Department’s Animal Control office announced the schedule for low-cost rabies vaccination clinics for 2012-2013. Imperial County Animal Control has been conducting rabies vaccination clinics in Imperial County for...
Air quality levels in the Niland area have reached unhealthy levels for sensitive groups, according to an alert from the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District. People with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly and children are the groups...
Last week my friend Jean and I attended the Del Mar Fall Home Decorating & Remodeling Show, and the Healthy Living Festival at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Although we quickly made our way through the decorating and remodeling displays, we spent quite a bit...
Breast cancer is usually never the main topic around the family dinner table, but for Marybelle Plourd and her five sisters this sensitive issue has brought into focus how precious life is and how important family and loved ones are. Four of the six...
Tags: Breast Cancer, United Air Lines, Cancer
Staff WriterWhen Linda Cady founded Between Women Inc., one of her goals was to spread the message of early detection to as many women as possible. Today, that goal is a reality. In late 1999, Between Women Inc. created the Teen Program, which not only helped...
Tags: Breast Cancer, Washington, DC
Staff WriterWith flu season just around the corner, the Imperial County Public Health Department is helping individuals stay healthy this year with their annual flu shot clinic, starting today. “It’s an opportunity for people to get a shot before flu...
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