Husband and wife Alexander Burishkin and Lynne Santini didn’t always see eye to eye when it came time to improve their health and lose weight, however, they easily agree about what veered them off track.

“Oh, it’s his fault,” laughs Lynne,...

Dr. Vivek Murthy was onsite to learn about the healthy successes and measurable outcomes Blue Zones Project is spurring throughout the community

Dr. Vivek Murthy, United States Surgeon General, and members of his staff spent the better...

BCHD is fortunate to have a number of volunteers who go above and beyond their volunteer work to truly help us excel in our programs and services. To recognize these individuals, Volunteer Services created the Core Value awards to honor volunteers who...

by David Mendez, Easy Reader

More than five years ago, the Blue Zones Project rolled into the Beach Cities with a simple but ambitious goal. The project intended to help the people in the communities it served live longer, healthier,...

Dash Michaels, John Niehaus, Laura Ruiz and Paul Senior were honored for overcoming health challenges through health and fitness

The 2016 Spirit of Wellness began with friendly conversations and laughter among friends and was...

Beach Cities Earn Blue Zones Community Certification

Thank you for being part of our Blue Zones Project® community well-being transformation in the Beach Cities!

Beach Cities Health District, ...

Eden Serina is a volunteer with BCHD’s MoveWell program which helps older adults become stronger and healthier through safe and easy exercises. Through the program, trained volunteers like Eden are matched with an older adult and perform weekly visits...

by Eric Garner, BCHD Communications Specialist

Twelve-year-old Kaylin Skinner stood in front of her mom and begged for a haircut. But Kaylin wasn’t pleading for the look her friends were sporting, instead, she demanded to shave her long, dark...

by Eric Garner, BCHD Communications Specialist

Neuroscience. Mindful awareness. Positive psychology. Social-emotional learning.

No, these aren’t lessons being taught to clinical psychologists or even aspiring medical students....

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