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Free Event to Help Children’s Smiles Shine Bright

| 9:41 AM

Many children in our community do not have a regular dentist and do not receive routine dental care or prevention services. The annual “Give Kids a Smile” event aims to change that. The County’s Dental Health Initiative/Share the Care program, the San Diego Dental Health Foundation, First 5 San Diego and eight community dental clinics will be […]

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Gutierrez with his wife Janice and daughter Mila. Credit: Courtesy Gabe Gutierrez

Love Your Heart ‘Saved My Life’

| 8:00 AM

He thought he was healthy. Gabe Gutierrez was in his mid-20s and exercised almost daily. He was a vegetarian. But a blood pressure screening at a Love Your Heart event six years ago showed otherwise. His blood pressure was extremely high. “That can’t be right,” thought Gutierrez, who was cajoled by a co-worker into having […]