28 Sep, 2017

LAC 4 YOU: LA County Office of Immigrant Affairs

By |2017-09-28T11:58:02+00:00September 28th, 2017|HUMC Featured, News, Patient Safety|0 Comments

LA County Office of Immigrant Affairs The mission of the Los Angeles County Office of Immigrant Affairs is to advance the well-being of all immigrants in the County of Los Angeles by providing and connecting you with support services [...]

28 Sep, 2017

Stop Before You Swap: Meningitis and Meningococcal Disease

By |2017-09-28T11:58:02+00:00September 28th, 2017|HUMC Featured, News, Patient Safety|0 Comments

Meningitis - inflammation or infection of the membrane covering the spinal cord and brain - is most commonly caused by a virus or a bacteria. While meningitis caused by either organism is serious, viral meningitis is typically not a [...]

28 Sep, 2017

Purposeful Aging Los Angeles

By |2017-09-28T11:58:03+00:00September 28th, 2017|HUMC Featured, News, Patient Safety|0 Comments

Purposeful Aging Los Angeles (PALA) seeks to prepare the Los Angeles region for a rapidly aging population through an innovative, sustained initiative that unites public and private leadership and strategies.  PALA will improve the lives of older adults and [...]

28 Sep, 2017

Protect Yourself From Hepatitis A

By |2017-09-28T11:58:09+00:00September 28th, 2017|HUMC Featured, News, Patient Safety|0 Comments

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus. Mild cases can last a few weeks while severe cases can last several months. Los Angeles County is experiencing an outbreak of hepatitis A. The [...]

14 Dec, 2016

National Influenza Vaccine Week

By |2017-03-03T11:50:29+00:00December 14th, 2016|Featured, News, Pediatrics|0 Comments

by Clare Kasper, MD Last week was National Influenza Vaccine Week spreading the message that there’s still time to protect yourself and your family from influenza illness this year. However, the sooner the better because the peak of disease activity [...]

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