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June 17th is National Ride to Work Day for Los Angeles Motorcyclists

In an effort to increase awareness for motorcycling as a safe and popular form of transportation, June 17 is designated as National Ride to Work Day. The annual event began in 1992 as a fun, informal ride for motorcycle and scooter owners to take to the road together at least one day out of the… Read More

Keep Your Loved Ones Safe, Look Out for the Signs of Aggressive Dogs

Approximately 4.7 million people every year become victims of a dog bite every year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While no one can guarantee that they will never fall victim to a dog attack, there are steps that can be taken to prevent a dog attack to the best… Read More

Fullerton Police Officers Charged with Violent Beating Death of Homeless Man

What began as a response to reports that an alleged homeless person was looking into cars and rattling door handles at a transit area in Fullerton ended in the violent death of a man who suffered from schizophrenia. After encountering the suspect and determining that he was being difficult and not complying, two police officers… Read More

Do You Have a Higher Chance of Shoulder Dystocia During Birth?

Dystocia is defined as difficult or slow delivery or labor.  Courtesy of marchofdimes.com, pregnancy complications like dystocia can lead to serious medical complications for both mother and baby.  When the baby is being delivered vaginally and the baby’s head is delivered but its shoulders are stuck inside the mother’s body, dystocia occurs.  Health care professionals cannot… Read More

Fifth Person to Die Reportedly after Lap-Band Procedure Affiliated with 1-800-GET-THIN Advertising

A 55-year-old Orange County woman is reportedly the fifth individual to die after receiving a Lap-Band procedure associated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign since 2009. A Los Angeles Times article states that the woman’s weight-loss surgery took place at a West Hills outpatient clinic. She was taken to a local hospital by paramedics, but died upon arrival.… Read More