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Memorial Medical Center to hold 2nd Annual Cancer Survivorship Conference

Memorial Medical Center to hold 2nd Annual Cancer Survivorship Conference

Memorial Medical Center is holding their second annual Cancer Survivorship Conference, a free event, on Saturday, March 29.

Created to celebrate survivors and caregivers in the community, the event includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and great company!  Topics will include: nutrition for healthy survivorship, clinical trials, and sexuality and cancer.  You won’t want to miss the keynote presentation on the value of humor when dealing with cancer.

Attendees may come for all or part of the conference, but registration is required.  Please contact Cancer Services at (209) 569-7789 to request a registration form.

Date/Time:  Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Location: CrossPoint Community Church, Family Life Pavilion, 1325 12th St, Modesto

Confirmed Flu Deaths Reported in State Reach 278

Confirmed Flu Deaths Reported in State Reach 278

February 21, 2014 - Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, announced today the number of confirmed influenza related deaths in persons under 65 years ..... Read More

Living Life Without Limits!

The services of United Cerebral Palsy can make a meaningful difference in a family's life. Programs and services help those with disabilities from Austism and Down Syndrome to speech and developmental delays. We hear about three children who have improved dramatically since finding UCP.

CDPH Issues Warning About Consuming Certain Cactus Imported from Mexico due to Health Risk

CDPH Issues Warning About Consuming Certain Cactus Imported from Mexico due to Health Risk

CDPH Director and state health officer Dr. Ron Chapman today warned people not to eat cactus imported from Mexico that were sold at specific retail and wholesale locations around the state due to the presence of unapproved pesticides... Read More

Delta Blood Drive at Delta College on january 30,10am-3:30pm

Delta Blood Drive at Delta College on january 30,10am-3:30pm

Donating blood is indeed your gift of life to the community…none greater. Delta College will team up with the Delta Blood Bank to host a blood drive on Thurs, Jan 30, 10am - 3:30pm in Upper Danner Hall.

Donors should be in good health, at least 110 pounds & have a government I.D. The process takes about an hour, which includes a medical screening & rest period with juice & a cookie. All registered donors will receive a FREE T-shirt & be entered for a chance to win a $100 gas card. All registered donors will be re-entered on March 1 for an opportunity to win a $250 gas card!

More Info/Delta Blood Bank: http://bit.ly/M6EpTA

Major Award to Help San Joaquin County Battle Chronic Disease, Improve African-American Health

Major Award to Help San Joaquin County Battle Chronic Disease, Improve African-American Health

A $235,000 grant was awarded this month to help San Joaquin County implement policy, program and environmental changes aimed at improving health in the African-American community.

Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the grant will be administered by the California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA) and its local partner, the Stockton branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The funds are part of the CDC’s Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program, and will be used to develop and promote community strategies and policies that improve nutrition, increase physical activity and expand access to healthy foods in organizations serving African-American and low-income residents.