I stepped into a cosmetic surgery clinic at the age of 21. I had always been the big kid in a classroom. I had always been the kid who needed a bigger size. I had always been the fat kid – that is what everyone told me.
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Stroke survivors and their loved ones gathered to learn more about strokes and share experiences Saturday at the Pomona Valley Health Center for Stroke Awareness Day.
Sariah Abid starts her day like most freshmen residents of the Oaks dormitory at the University of La Verne. She wakes up, eats breakfast and gets ready for class. There is just one difference, which can be revealed by the Medtronic pump that sits in her pocket. Abid, like millions of other Americans, is living […]
Best-selling author and family physician Dr. Joel Fuhrman addressed the health benefits and importance of eating a nutritarian diet to students and faculty members through Skype Thursday in the Arts and Communications Building.
The dietary supplement industry is booming with reported sales reaching $13 billion in 2013, but there is a common public misperception on how these supplements really affect human bodies.
Matt Durant, director of strength and conditioning at ULV, exemplifies fitness and positivity in his everyday life.
With the new year comes new resolutions and a desire for change, and according to a University of Scranton psychology study, the No. 1 New Year’s resolution for 2015 is weight loss.
The question that comes to mind is why would a disease that has previously been eradicated by successful vaccinations make a comeback in 2015? The answer: the ignorance of anti-vaxxers.
The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District identified West Nile virus on Aug. 12 in La Verne.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the CDC, recognized the potential global spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome when the first reported case in the U.S. was identified on May 2.