November 20, 2015 RSS feed / Health & Wellness

Los Robles closes transitional care unit

Medical center to focus on providing acute care

Nancy Healey’s family recently found itself having to make a decision about where her very ill husband would get the best transitional care possible after leaving the hospital.  The choices in Thousand Oaks were few, she said. More...

Expert discusses cancer in county

Women with higher socioeconomic status at greater risk of breast cancer

Cancer is the leading cause of death in Ventura County, ranking above heart disease, which is the No. 1 killer in California and the United States, according to Erin Slack, epidemiologist at Ventura County Public Health.  More...

Windy weather kicks up sinus allergies

Symptoms include coughing, sneezing, itchy eyes

It’s that time of year again when first we have the Santa Ana winds and then we see fires causing the air quality to become extremely unhealthy.  Many people begin feeling tired and weak with cold and allergy symptoms. More...