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 […]
A total of 49 local influenza deaths have been reported this season compared to 17 at this time last year.
Sexting. Teen suicide. Substance abuse by youth. Feeling disconnected from family and school. The impact social media has on children and teens. These are just a few of the issues that will be addressed at the Critical Issues in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference on March 11.
The director of the County Health and Human Services Agency’s Behavioral Health Services department has been appointed by Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. to the No Place Like Home advisory committee.
A total of 555 cases were reported last week, surpassing the 474 cases reported the week ending Jan. 7, 2017.
Do you “know your numbers?” The County of San Diego and its partners provided free blood pressure screenings to the public at select sites throughout the region on Valentine’s Day so people could take charge of their own heart health. The screenings took place at over 170 sites around the county as part of the […]
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 […]