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November 01, 2019
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Move Over, Movember. Women Have a Role in Men's Health, Too

November isn’t National Men’s Health Month (that’s June.) However, focus on men’s health topics like testicular and prostate cancer and higher statistical likelihood of accidents and suicide among males are receiving more attention this month due to an unlikely connection: no-shave November, known as Movember....more»

November 01, 2019
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Diabetes Advocacy in Kern County: One Family's New Normal

 

Yasmin Paglinawan wouldn’t have guessed a decade ago that she would end up as an advocate for diabetes awareness in Kern County....more»

November 01, 2019
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Playing With Other Children Affects Toddlers' Language

 Toddlers are surprisingly good at processing the speech of other young children, according to a new study....more»

November 01, 2019

ACT Research Suggests Student Input is Key When Making Decisions About School Safety

 The large majority of U.S. high school students feel safe in school, but many see a need for more mental health services for students, according to a new report from ACT, the nonprofit organization behind the ACT® test....more»

November 01, 2019

What is Diabetes?

The International Diabetes Foundation defines diabetes as a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces....more»

November 01, 2019
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Doctors Fail to Stress HPV Vaccine

 Each year, there are 33,700 new cancers in the U.S. related to human papillomavirus and 4,175 women die annually of cervical cancer—a cancer which is almost entirely attributable to HPV....more»

November 01, 2019
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Becoming a Resource Family

 The California Department of Social Services sets foster care requirements and oversees the Department of Human Services’ county-based efforts....more»

November 01, 2019
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Four ways to talk about prostate cancer

Broaching the topic can be difficult....more»

October 01, 2019
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Breast Tests That Could Save Your Life

A yearly mammogram is the gold standard for breast-cancer screening and detection....more»

October 01, 2019
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