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Roble venenoso: cómo evitarlo y tratarlo

Por Laura Kujubu Al caminar por el bosque, las picaduras de garrapatas no son su única preocupación. Después de las fuertes lluvias a principios de este año, el roble venenoso abunda en la costa oeste. Para evitar sufrir de un caso de roble venenoso, entienda cómo detectar la planta y las diferentes maneras en que…

Regulator Shines Spotlight On Damage Restoration Companies, Interstate Movers

If you’re moving within (“intrastate”) or out of state (“interstate”), or if a damage restoration company is moving or storing your goods while rebuilding your home, did you know there are laws protecting you from predatory “bandit” companies that extort money from customers while holding goods hostage? Read about how the Bureau of Electronic and…

Southern California Audiologist Ordered to Cease and Desist Practice

Thousand Oaks audiologist is accused of murder SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Audiologist Bryn Spejcher was ordered by a Ventura County Superior Court judge to cease and desist practicing audiology after the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board filed a request pursuant to California Penal Code section 23. This provision of the law allows…

Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines Updated

The American Cancer Society has updated its colorectal cancer screening guidelines, most notably lowering the recommended age to begin testing to 45 instead of 50. The recommendation for people of average risk comes in the wake of research by the American Cancer Society (ACS) that shows that colorectal cancer (which includes both colon and rectal…

PÉRDIDA AUDITIVA PUEDE PREVENIRSE

Por Laura Kujubu Para quienes lo sufren, la pérdida de audición es más que una molestia. Para los adultos mayores, puede provocar problemas adicionales, como depresión, ansiedad, mayor riesgo de caídas e incluso demencia. Según el Instituto Nacional de la Sordera y Otros Trastornos de la Comunicación, aproximadamente el 25 por ciento de los que…

Getting Sick on a Trip Can Be a Headache If You Don’t Plan

Beyond lost luggage, getting sick is another event that can throw a major wrench into a relaxing, enjoyable vacation. As part of your travel preparations, take steps to ensure you’re ready for when the unthinkable, and inconvenient, happens. According to a July Consumer Reports article, the following tips can help reduce stress and confusion if…

California Architects Board Appoints New Executive Officer

The California Architects Board announces the appointment of Laura Zuniga as its new executive officer, effective August 1, 2018. Read the news release here.

Rattlesnake Season is Here: Tips for Staying Safe

The chances are fairly low. Only about 300 cases of rattlesnake bites in California are reported each year, according to the California Poison Control System (CPCS). However, with the prolific rainfall earlier this year and the warm weather now upon us, we can expect a substantial jump in the number of rattlesnakes in the state.…

Defensible Space Protects Homes from Wildfires

Another destructive wildfire season is underway in California, and residents who want to minimize the risk of losing their home to a wildfire should start with ensuring their property has defensible space. Defensible space around a home is such a critical element to protecting properties—and any firefighters trying to save homes during a wildfire—that 100…

Poison Oak: How to Avoid it, Treat it

When taking a walk in the woods, tick bites aren’t your only concern. After the heavy rains earlier this year, poison oak is in abundance on the West Coast. To avoid suffering from a case of poison oak, understand how to spot the plant and the different ways you can get exposed. The oil (called…

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