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Monday, August 10, 2020

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Safest, Lowest-Dose CT Scanner Acquired by Methodist Hospital

ARCADIA - With the increasing concern among patients about radiation exposure in diagnostic imaging, Methodist Hospital maintains ongoing efforts to provide exceptional patient care in a safe environment. Toward that end, the hospital has acquired the Toshiba Aquilion One CT system, which features advanced...

West Nile virus claims victim in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Health Officer today confirmed the first human death of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Los Angeles County this year. The fatality occurred in one older adult male, who lived in the South Bay area, had pre-existing health conditions and...

Positive Appearance Center Opens at Methodist Hospital

ARCADIA - The recently opened Positive Appearance Center at Methodist Hospital provides valuable services to current and former cancer patients - and at no cost. Located in the former physician dining room just inside the physician/staff entrance at the south end of campus, the 300-square-foot...

WEST NILE VIRUS identified in Arcadia and Covina

District vector ecologists confirmed that three dead crows collected last week from the cities of Arcadia and Covina tested positive for West Nile virus (WNv). So far this year, the District has confirmed a total of four WNv infected birds; three from the city...

Dog Haus running club laps one year anniversary – May 1

On any given Tuesday night, members of Dog Haus Running Club take to the streets of Pasadena for an invigorating run or walk, usually followed by a yoga stretch with Janine Glass, always ending up in the Dog Haus! Earlier this week, the high-spirited and...

Everything you wanted to know about Type 2 diabetes but were afraid to ask

Type 2 diabetes is a common disease in the U.S. today. And about one-third of those with this serious illness are unaware that they have it. Often there are no symptoms, but this disease can cause long-term damage to the vision, kidneys, nerves, heart...

Tai Chi for kids and teens

Ever wonder if there are other choices for your child’s martial arts training other than Karate and Taekwondo? Tai Chi may be the answer. Renowned martial arts Grandmaster Arnold Chien is starting a unique Tai Chi class for kids and youth at the Arcadia...

Mt. Wilson trail race 16-week training begins

For the eighth year in a row, MWTR Committee Member and 10 plus year trail racer Eric LeClair and Team CrossFit Academy will be returning to Kersting Ct. on February 2nd at 7am for their free 16 week training program. This free Saturday training...

San Gabriel Valley Service Center Prevention Early Intervention Program

Depression kills, treatment works for older adults in need of help Have you ever felt the need to talk to a caring professional about a life changing event such as the death of a loved one, dealing with the stress of financial problems, or coping...

Free lecture for seniors on back pain management at Methodist Hospital

Almost everyone will experience an episode of serious back pain at some point in his or her life. Back pain is the second most common reason to visit a doctor and can become very complicated if not dealt with properly. Understanding how the spine works...
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