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Lung Health Tips for COVID-19

With all the information circulating right now regarding COVID-19 or coronavirus disease 2019, BREATHE LA has shared the following lung health tips for everyone, but especially those with ongoing chronic lung disease like asthma, COPD and emphysema. If you have asthma, BREATHE LA recommen

Random Independent Music

Now that we all have a little more time on our hands, why not submerge ourselves in some new independent music artist. Herman Dune - Life On The Run Herman Dune - Joanna [embe

Los Angeles County Announces Three New Deaths Related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed three new deaths and 128 new cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). One individual was a youth under the age of 18, and two other individuals were between 50-70 years old. One of the indiv

USNS Mercy, On its Way to the Port of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES- LA County has less than 200 ICU beds available countywide. About 90 percent of the city’s hospital beds are already occupied by patients who are not COVID-19 patients — meaning our healthcare system is at risk of being easily overwhelmed as the number of cases of this vir

Congress Must Immediately Guarantee Masks, Testing & Ventilators for All Americans

By Joel Segal and Harvey Wasserman, Free Press Correspondents In the midst of this terrible Pandemic, three absolutely essential items must be made immediately available to all Americans: masks, testing and ventilators. Congress must drop all other business—-i

Dignity Health Offers Free Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Patients Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms

Los Angeles — Dignity Health – Southwest Division March 23, announced the launch of a free virtual urgent care service, Virtual Care Anywhere, for anyone in our community experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of the new coronavirus. Virtual urgent care visits are encouraged as an init

Hawaii: In a Pandemic, No State Is an Island

By David Bacon James "Jiro" Yuda holds a sign at the entrance to the access road to the Hilo, Hawaii, airport.  It reads, in part, "Be Responsible. No More Flights to Hawaii." Yuda, 44, is the former deputy public defender on the Big Island, and now works in the Family

COVID-19 Outbreak at Trump National Golf Course Party

Rancho Palos Verdes — Several current and former city officials in the City of Rancho Palos Verdes attended the 70th  birthday party of former Mayor Susan Brooks March 8, which was attended by guests who subsequently tested positive for the novel coro

Power in a Time of Coronavirus

By Norman Solomon Every day now we’re waking up into an extreme real-life nightmare, while responses are still routinely lagging far behind what’s at stake. Urgency is reality. The horrific momentum of the coronavirus is personal, social and political. In those realms

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