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Family Caregivers: Unsung Heroes

Family caregivers are often taken for granted, but the work they do to provide long-term care to family members can be very challenging and time-consuming. A caregiver takes on a lot of responsibility for helping out their loved ones, whether it’s shopping for them, cooking for them, cleaning them, or more. Because of how much personal time they…

National Family Caregivers Month

A caregiver—sometimes called an informal caregiver—is an unpaid individual (for example, a spouse, partner, family member, friend, or neighbor) involved in assisting others with activities of daily living and/or medical tasks. Formal caregivers are paid care providers providing care in one’s home or in a care setting (day care, residential facility, long-term care facility). A…

Earthquake Safety: Being Prepared

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Earthquake safety is something all California residents should be familiar with. If you live in Southern California, then odds are you’ve experienced a minor earthquake at some time or another. Usually, it’s not a big deal. You feel a slight shaking for a few seconds and then you move on with your day. However, California…

What Are the Symptoms of Breast Cancer?

Anyone who experiences symptoms of breast cancer should visit their primary care physician right away. Behind skin cancer, breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women. It’s estimated that one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. Fortunately, survival rates are climbing.…

Talking With Your Child About Cybersecurity

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As our dependence on the Internet has grown, so have the cybersecurity risks that come along with such dependence. California businesses, government institutions, schools, and, of course, people, all depend on the Internet as a resource for information and an avenue of communication. It’s so omnipresent in our everyday lives at this point that children have…