There may still be no cure for Alzheimer’s but, with the right advice, we can be mentally active for longer, reverse the debilitating symptoms of the disease and ultimately add more happy, healthy years to our lives. Here are our top 10 ways to get...

It’s no secret that teens are under extraordinary amounts of stress.

But what can communities do?

That was the focus of the State of Our Youth’s Health: Student Stress & Substance Use Summit hosted on May 24th by Beach Cities Health...

by Jeff Green, BCHD Community Outreach Consultant

It’s not easy being a teenager.  Never has been.

Way beyond oily skin and the first experience with heartbreak, there’s angst about tobacco, drug and alcohol use, bullying from...

Lonely. Ashamed. Guilty. Parents who have seen their child lose a battle to drug addiction experience a myriad of emotions. In high-achieving communities like Manhattan Beach, the norm is to hide the addiction problem out of the fear of rejection or...

MB Middle School Celebrate Bike to School Day

Waves of bicycle riders trekked to Manhattan Beach Middle School on May 9 in celebration of Bike to School Day. It is the second year that Principal Kim Linz organized this event with support from...

Dr. Pope closes out the Families Connected spring speaker series at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center 

“It is possible to have balance in today’s fast-paced culture, but it takes daily practice,” said Stanford...

Ready. Set. Gold. Principals across the country are making a mad dash for what can be described as the Olympics of healthy schools. Redondo Beach Unified School District’s (RBUSD) 12 principals are all stepping up to the starting line.

Huddled...

KCAL - Channel 9 interviewed Jackie Berling, BCHD Chief Wellness Officer, for BCHD's “Free Fitness Weekends,” a community health initiative that gives the public an opportunity to take free exercise classes in Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and...

By Megan Barnes, Daily Breeze

From the outside, it looked like Mikah Maly-Karros had it all.

Ten years ago, the daughter of former L.A. Dodger Eric Karros was a straight-A student and star athlete at Mira Costa High School in...

By encouraging healthy eating habits at a young age, parents can positively sculpt their child’s lifelong relationship with food and help them grow into healthy adults. Below are five easy steps to help get you started.

1. Provide a...

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