All are welcome to the Hindu Community and Cultural Center (HCCC) annual health fair, in the assembly hall at the Shiva-Vishnu Temple, 1232 Arrowhead Ave., Livermore.

As the days shorten and the weather cools, the flu season approaches. Medical experts, locally and nationally, strongly advise people to get their flu shots.

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, Dr. Manpreet K. Singh, a world-renowned expert and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child Psychiatry and Child Development) at Stanford University will present a seminar on the topic of mood disorders in children and adolescents. The seminar is …

A Livermore Community Blood Drive takes place on Friday, Oct. 18, from noon to 6 p.m., at Asbury United Methodist Church, 4743 East Avenue.

Statistics indicate that one out of every eight women will develop breast cancer sometime in her lifetime. If detected early, the five-year survival rate is 98 percent. Mammograms are the most effective form of early detection.

State regulations require that utilities with more than 10,000 service connections prepare a Public Health Goal Report on water quality results every three years on contaminants that exceed certain Maximum Contaminant Level Goals and hold a public hearing.

Concussions may afflict as many as 4 million Americans every year, from the swimmer kicked in the head by another swimmer to an elderly woman who trips over a bunched throw-rug.

The City Council unanimously voted on Monday evening to put a measure on the March 3, 2020 ballot that would overturn the City’s ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products in Livermore. The Sept. 9 decision came after the council “reluctantly” certified the referendum that challenges the c…

Livermore High School is participating in the country’s expanded teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) pilot program for the 2019-20 school year. This year, more than 460 sophomores will be trained using the first training of its kind developed for U.S. high school students.

On Sept. 12, Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center will present the first event in the new ValleyCare Speaker Series, “The Cutting Edge Management of Concussion,” with Dr. Paulomi Kadakia Bhalla and Shelby McGinnis, MPT.

Axis Community Health is hosting free showings of “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” on three Wednesday nights in coming months. The screenings will be followed by an audience discussion with input from a panel of professionals.

On August 12-13, the Pleasanton Police Department’s Special Enforcement Unit conducted a decoy operation targeting the sales of flavored tobacco and e-cigarettes to persons under 21 years of age.

The VA Palo Alto Rural Health Mobile Medical Outreach Team in collaboration with Veterans Connect at the Library will be available at Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., Pleasanton, on Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

BetterPT, a healthcare technology platform company providing end-to-end digital connectivity between physical therapists (PT), patients, and physicians, and BlueJay Mobile Health, a full-service mobile technology company transforming healthcare delivery and care team coordination through AI-…

Smoked pigs ears, a popular treat for dogs, may be carrying drug-resistant salmonella bacteria and should be considered unsafe for both dogs and their owners, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration.

Hope Hospice is offering its Family Caregiver Education Series at no cost to residents in the Tri-Valley and East Bay communities. The 14-class series covers a variety of topics and provides training, education, support, and resources relevant to family caregivers. Individuals anticipating b…

Hope Hospice is offering grief support groups for children and teens at no cost to residents in the Tri-Valley and neighboring East Bay communities. Groups meet at the Dublin office during the school year on the first and third Thursdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m. The next session is September 5, 2019,…

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On July 30, a rally against big tobacco was held at Livermore Flagpole Plaza to support the June 24 Livermore City Council Tobacco Retail Ordinance. The ordinance establishes a city-wide ban on the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including electronic devices and any fluids that can be…

As of July 1, Drivers For Survivors has expanded its service area to East Alameda County, and is in need of many more volunteer-companion drivers. The nonprofit is requesting volunteers for Dublin, Livermore and Pleasanton region — as well as for the greater East Bay Area.

At the July 23 Livermore City Council meeting, a letter to the State Chair of the Assembly Appropriations Committee supporting SB 47 was unanimously approved. The measure requires individuals who are asked to sign state or local initiatives, referendums or recall petitions to be provided wit…

San Ramon Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus. This award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patien…

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At the June 24 Livermore City Council meeting, councilmembers unanimously voted to introduce an ordinance to establish a city-wide ban on the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including electronic devices and any fluids that can be used to deliver nicotine in an aerosolized or vaporized…

The first major project to be funded by the Livermore Laboratory Foundation aims to create an organization that is better able to advance medical progress in the battle against ALS ­– amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often called Lou Gehrig’s disease.

The Pleasanton Library will host the VA Palo Alto Mobile Medical Outreach team to facilitate free examinations, consultations, and referrals for veterans. Additional VA resource information will be available. The event will run from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 13. The library is locat…

A conference in the lawsuit aimed at returning Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory retirees to University of California healthcare programs was postponed until June 11.

Pleasanton Library will host the VA Palo Alto Mobile Medical Outreach Team and the county Veterans Service Officer (VSO) to facilitate free examinations, consultations, and referrals for veterans. Additional VA resource information will be available. The event will run from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. …

The VA Palo Alto Rural Health Mobile Medical Outreach Team, in collaboration with Veterans Connect @the Library, will be available at the Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointment is necessary.

Despite a trial of optimal therapy at Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare, doctors were unable to improve Romelia’s medical condition. Romelia, her family, and her providers had many discussions and eventually accepted that she would pass away in the coming weeks from her condition. She was re…

The Rotary Club of Livermore has awarded Axis Community Health a grant in support of its new dental clinic. Rotary has been an enthusiastic supporter of the project to bring dental services to Axis and provided a grant of $8,772 for the purchase of an instrument washer, which is an essential…

The VA Palo Alto Rural Health Mobile Medical Outreach Team, in collaboration with Veterans Connect @the Library, will be available at the Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointment is necessary.

San Ramon Regional Medical Center (SRRMC) is celebrating National Doctors’ Day by paying tribute to its physicians for their service, skill and compassion.