Pasadena Health Group’s Advice, The Importance of Hydration

You might think that the statement “water is the source of life” is an overstatement, but if you take a closer look at your body’s make-up and function, you’ll...... Read More

Huntington Memorial Hospital Elects Tournament of Roses’ President R. Scott Jenkins to its Board of Directors

Local attorney and President of Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association R. Scott Jenkins has been elected to the Board of Directors of Huntington Memorial Hospital, effective January 1, 2014. “Our Board of Directors is so pleased to welcome Mr. Jenkins. He and his family have been a pillar of our community for generations and continue ...

Pasadena Woman Finds Cure for World Endemic Disease

A Pasadena woman found a sustainable cure for one of the most devastating parasitic diseases in the world, second only to malaria, through an environmental restoration process. Last Thursday, Purpose Prize recognized Elizabeth Huttinger, a 63-year-old Westridge School alumn, with a $25,000 prize for her international social relief efforts to eradicate schistosomiasis. Schisto, as the ...


Huntington Memorial Hospital Shines a Light on Lung Cancer

Lung cancer survivors, family members and friends gathered at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena on Sunday to “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer.” The event was part of a national campaign to raise awareness for lung cancer as well as to provide hope, support and compassion for those impacted by the disease. “Awareness and early ...

Evidence of childhood narcissistic struggles

Fusion Academy: Childhood Narcissism and ADHD-Like Behavior

When I listen carefully to how parents describe their kid’s ADHD-like behavior, their descriptions often touch upon normal and not-so normal levels of childhood narcissism: • If he can’t solve a problem immediately, Jonah has a meltdown. • Maria is so emotional. When she’s calm she can focus and get homework finished. When she’s doing ...

Setting an oral health regimen for kids

Oral Health for Kids this Halloween

Implementing a new, innovative standard of care in the mental health industry

Hillsides Selected to Become a Trauma-Informed Care Organization

Promising new drug for advanced stage of prostate cancer

Huntington Hospital: New Treatment Prolongs Life in Prostate Cancer Patients
Addiction Tendencies Spike During Holidays, Expert Says

An expert on addiction rehabilitation said the number of alcohol and drug abuse cases tend to spike during the holiday season. Does Pasadena have enough recovery programs for those people suffering addiction? Phil Allen, CEO of nonprofit alcohol and drug rehabilitation center The Pat Moore Foundation, said addicts tend to ignore their condition during holiday ...

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High Hopes

Karen Singer has been in pain nearly every day since the death of her husband 19 years ago. Not just the pain of loss, but also physical pain, eventually diagnosed as Fibromyalgia. It was painful to do everything and anything. “My husband would look at me, and say,  ‘You’re in pain,’” she recalled recently. Since ...

On World AIDS Day, Kaiser-Permanente Shares Successes and Challenges

Kaiser Permanente shared on World AIDS Day its accomplishments in fighting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through its advocacy titled “HIV Challenge.” The association, which has been conducting research studies and awarding grants to fight HIV, boasted the results of its anti-HIV advocacy through a video that it posted on its website. The association noted that ...

City Officials Recap One Year of Improvements in Access for People with Disabilities

A City official said last week that accessibility for people with disabilities who frequent City facilities has significantly improved over the past twelve months as the result of a number investments in technology. Human Services and Recreation Director Mercy Santoro reported that lifts, Braille embossers, listening resources and other devices have been deployed. Santoro said ...


Renowned Interventionist Ed Storti to Discuss His Innovative “Storti Model”

Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome Ed Storti to the groundbreaking speaker series on Tuesday November 12th at 12:00 p.m. Ed will be doing a presentation on  innovative Storti Model – A remarkably successful method of addiction intervention which has been developed over the past 32 years. The model itself is based on the ...

Implementing a new, innovative standard of care in the mental health industry

Hillsides Selected to Become a Trauma-Informed Care Organization

Hillsides has been selected to implement a new, innovative standard of care in the mental health industry called trauma-informed care that screens and treats individuals according to how much trauma they have experienced in their lives. Hillsides is one of just 35 agencies in the nation and two in Los Angeles County to be chosen ...