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September 2014

 

Dr. Philibosian and Danielle de Asis at the Kiwanis Club of Northridge

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Our very own Dr. Philibosian and Danielle de Asis met with the Kiwanis Club on September 25 including outgoing President Sharon Rose, and Kiwanis Family Chair of Circle K Northridge, Richard Gonsalez.

 

 

12-month “Healthy Eating and Active Living” campaign

The City of San Fernando, in collaboration with the San Fernando Partnership for Healthy Families, is implementing a 12-month “Healthy Eating and Active Living” campaign to promote and encourage healthy lifestyles that will prevent or reduce chronic diseases, including diabetes. The health campaign includes several events throughout the year and features the signature Providence Holy Cross Healthy San Fernando 5K Relay Walk or Run on October 11, 2014.

Please share this email to promote the race and sign up at www.healthysanfernando.com.

 

Dr. Rebekah Child at CSUN Suicide Prevention Ray of Hope

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Please visit the encouragement wall locations around campus at the Oviatt Library, Matador Bookstore lobby, and Juniper Hall to post your message!

 

 

San Fernando Valley Among Other Local Areas is Under a Heat Alert

The Department of Public Health would like to remind everyone that precautions should be taken, especially by individuals who participate in outdoor activities, older adults, caretakers of infants and children, and those sensitive to the heat. This alert may be extended if weather conditions do not improve.

To view a map of cooling centers, go to: http://bit.ly/BeatTheHeat2014

The original Heat Alert is below. A Spanish-language version is available on our website at www.publichealth.lacounty.gov.

 

 

100 Citizen Presented by Steven Loy

 California State University, Northridge kinesiology professor Steven Loy and dozens of his students are continuing to partner with community leaders across Los Angeles County as they launch free, park-based wellness programs that encourage residents to make healthy life choices. They started their project by recruiting 100 San Fernando residents, in honor of the city’s centennial celebration and their efforts have now expanded across LA county.  To learn more about 100 Citizens, please click on the link below:

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http://csunshinetoday.csun.edu/health-and-fitness/csun-kinesiology-students-and-community-benefit-from-100-citizens-expansion/

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COMING SOON: 100 Citizens in Lanark Park is slated for September 23, 2014 (registration details to follow).

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June 2014

Dr. Stephan Chung, associate professor of health administration at CSUN, describes the virtues of hospice to Spanish-language families in an entirely Spanish video, designed to educate a population, in particular the Latino community, that may not know that end-of-life care options extend beyond putting a dying loved one in the hospital or family members struggling on their own to care for that person at home. Check out the video by clicking on link below!
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