Data xChange points way to better healthcare solutions

June 14, 2020

Dr. Ron Tanimura said The L.A. Trust’s Data xChange would drive new healthcare strategies to better serve students and communities.    Technologies like telehealth and initiatives like The L.A. Trust Data xChange are key to better student health outcomes, according to speakers at the online Wellness Network Learning Collaborative on May 7, 2020. Dr. Ron Tanimura, director of student health services at LAUSD, and Sang Leng Trieu, wellness […]

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Watts Healthare COVID RX: Exercise, mindfulness and relaxation

June 11, 2020

Dr. Oliver Brooks, chief medical officer of Watts Healthcare, recommends a diet of exercise, mindfulness and a bit of fun during the current stay-at-home orders   These are challenging times. We’re wondering when we will go back to school or work, see our friends and be able to get together. Dr. Oliver Brooks, chief medical […]

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The impact of racism on children’s health cannot be ignored

June 10, 2020

The murder of George Floyd has shined a spotlight on racism, which affects every aspect of American life, including the health of children and adolescents. Photo by Gabe Pierce on Unsplash.   The murder of George Floyd has brought the issue of racism to the forefront once again. But racism does not affect just the justice system — it is the major determinant in the healthcare outcomes […]

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The L.A. Trust and Los Angeles Unified put focus on student oral health

June 9, 2020

Program Manager Esther Yepez, Executive Director Maryjane Puffer and Associate Program Director Stella Kim distributed hundreds of free toothbrushes at Los Angeles Unified’s Grab & Go Food Center at Manual Arts Senior High School June 9.    The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health has joined forces with America’s Tooth Fairy, the University of Southern […]

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A special message: Our young people are hurting

June 1, 2020

  The death of George Floyd has brought the issue of racism and police brutality to the forefront once again. But our Black and Brown students do not need reminding — they live the reality of racism every day. Racism affects every aspect of American life, from policing and criminal justice to our healthcare and […]

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