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Elderly Seal Beach woman dies after coming down with West Nile Virus

A Seal Beach resident in her 80s with underlying medical conditions died last week with complications of West Nile Virus (WNV) infection. Test results received this week confirmed WNV infection; of which she had the more severe...
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Dots to Donate: Pink dot license plate rebranding to Donate Life

Donate Life California announces the Pink Dot Plate featuring the pink “DONOR” dot is now called the Donate Life Plate and features the blue and green Donate Life logo, the national symbol for organ, eye and tissue donation...
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Parents reminded to immunize their students ahead of new school year

With the new school year starting, vaccinations should be included in every back-to-school list. Parents are reminded to have their children up-to-date on required vaccinations before school starts. “Immunizations are a safe ...
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Anaheim Fire and the SoCalGas urge youngsters to wear helmets

Anaheim Fire Chief Randy R. Bruegman and Jennifer Vaughn, public affairs manager at Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), together with local Anaheim children recently gathered to highlight SoCalGas’ $5,000 donation to ...
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Former NICU, Pediatric Heart Surgery patients and their families enjoy a fun-filled day at the beach

Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach hosted its 7th Annual NICU Reunion and 2nd Annual Pediatric Heart Surgery Reunion to bring together former patients, their families and the care teams who helped them rec...
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Los Alamitos hosting Medicare & Medi-Cal benefits seminar

Do you have Medicare and Medi-Cal? Are you aware of all the additional benefits available to you? Do you need help choosing a plan that’s right for you and that will allow you to keep your doctors? Join HRBC Insurance and get...
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Chicken-fried bacon, batter-fried avocado bites, and Krispy Kreme fried-chicken sandwiches

The just-ended Orange County Fair offered a world of fun, including a palette of fried foods that nobody could say with a straight face were low calorie or healthy. So, with chicken-fried bacon, batter-fried avocado bites, and ...
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Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital brings back old friends during first Pediatric Rehabilitation Reunion

On Wednesday, July 27, the pediatric rehabilitation department at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach held its first reunion for patients and their families, following years of motivation, inspiration and g...
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Cypress mom walks in support of son with autism

Cypress resident Olivia Oshiro, 37, Co-Chair of Walk Now for Autism Speaks Orange County, knows about the daily obstacles and challenges as a mom to a son with autism and will walk in support of the autism community during the ...
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Public health officials urge precautions against West Nile Virus after first human case in Long Beach announced

The first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) this year in Long Beach has been confirmed. The 61-year-old East Long Beach resident has no known underlying health issues and is currently recovering well. As of August 6, 2014, 35...
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Seal Beach cautions against coyotes

Over the past several years, coyote sightings have become more common within the City of Seal Beach. Although statistics show attacks on humans are extremely rare, it is always a good idea to regularly remind the residents of o...
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OC Chick-fil-A cookie drive to benefit CHOC

The 18 Chick-fil-A® restaurants in Orange County, Calif., will host a “Chocolate Chunk Cookies for Kids” fundraiser on Friday, Aug. 15. All sales from Chick-fil-A’s Chocolate Chunk Cookie will be donated to Children’s ...
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CHOC Children’s and St. Joseph Hoag Health form accountable care organization

St. Joseph Hoag Health and CHOC Children’s announced this morning that they will form an accountable care organization (ACO), bringing together outstanding health care providers throughout Orange County. With this announcemen...
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Orange County Health inspection schedule notice

Local restaurant closures listed by OC Health Department since Jul. 27

The following local restaurants were closed by the Orange County Health Department when an inspection found a major problem: City Name Address Date Closed Date Re-opened Anaheim Lemon Twist Lounge 2822 West Ball Rd. July 30 Jul...
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