Tuesday July 25th 2017

‘Health’ Archives

Cypress and La Palma Restaurants Receive Awards

Cypress and La Palma Restaurants Receive Awards

LA PALMA Calif. FNP – Various restaurants in La Palma and Cypress were recognized for their cleanliness and environmental awareness. The Environmental Health Food Protection Program administered by the county provides a certificate to food establishments that [Read More]

New GII 4 Sydney Norovirus Spreads through United States

New GII 4 Sydney Norovirus Spreads through United States

SANTA ANA Calif. (FNP) – Health officials are warning that the new strain of the GII.4 Sydney norovirus (Norwalk virus) is easily transmitted. The virus is displacing the previously dominant strain of the GII.4 New Orleans norovirus. Compounding the problem, the norovirus [Read More]

Public Officials Issue Influenza Information

Public Officials Issue Influenza Information

SANTA ANA Calif. (FNP) – As the flu hits epidemic levels in 18 states the Orange County Health Department reminded residents that the illness can be severe resulting in hospitalization and even death. Health officials say that the “best way to prevent the flu is by [Read More]

Multivitamins Can Reduce Cancer Risk

Multivitamins Can Reduce Cancer Risk

Free News Press – Researchers in the United States found that men who take a multivitamin on a daily basis have a reduced risk for developing cancer. Although other studies have been less conclusive and even negative, this new research from the Brigham and Women’s [Read More]

Swine Flu, Typhus, and West Nile Virus in Southland

Swine Flu, Typhus, and West Nile Virus in Southland

SANTA ANA Calif. (FNP) – While the West Nile Virus ravages Texas this summer, there have been relatively few cases in Orange County. As of last week, the county health department said they have identified 10 cases in birds and only one case in humans. The Vector Control [Read More]

Garden Grove Provides Health Services at Event

Garden Grove Provides Health Services at Event

GARDEN GROVE Calif. (FNP) – The city of Garden Grove held their 12th annual healthy families event on Saturday. A grant from the County of Orange Families and Communities Together (FaCT) allowed the city’s Magnolia Park Family Resource Center (MPFRC) to provide a [Read More]

County Provides Free Flu Shots

County Provides Free Flu Shots

SANTA ANA Calif. (FNP) – Orange County is now offering seasonal flu and pneumonia shots at their central facility. The county health officials say children over six months of age and health care professionals should get a flu shot. Shots for children are free, however the [Read More]

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers Linked to Smoking

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers Linked to Smoking

Free News Press – Women who smoked cigarettes are more likely to have non-melanoma skin cancers than women who did not smoke, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer Causes Control. The study, which included 698 participants, found a relationship between [Read More]

Avastin Removed from FDA Breast Cancer Approved Drug List

Avastin Removed from FDA Breast Cancer Approved Drug List

Free News Press – On Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revoked their earlier approval of the drug Avastin for use with breast cancer patients. The drug will still be available and is approved for certain types of colon, lung, kidney and brain cancer [Read More]

Asian Tiger Mosquito Invades Los Angeles County

Asian Tiger Mosquito Invades Los Angeles County

LA PALMA Calif. (FNP) – La Palma city officials are warning that the dangerous Tiger Mosquito has invaded Los Angeles County this year. While many mosquitoes come out to feed at dusk, these mosquitoes are aggressive even during the daylight hours. The tiger mosquito, [Read More]

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Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

CYPRESS CA (FNP) – The Cypress City Council will hold a meeting Monday night to discuss improvements at the Los [Read More]

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Free News Press – Despite the wrangling in Washington, Home Builder Confidence remains good in November, according to [Read More]

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Free News Press – NASA will be using one of their telescopes designed for the study of distant galaxies to examine [Read More]

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

ANAHEIM Calif. (FNP) – The Anaheim City Council will be mapping four and six council districts at their future [Read More]

Coyotes Spotted in Cypress

Coyotes Spotted in Cypress

CYPRESS Calif. (FNP) The city of Cypress is warning residents that coyotes have been spotted in the urban areas of [Read More]

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