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February 25, 2010
More than 40 years ago, Congress first requested that the president designate February as American Heart Month. I am pleased to report that every year since 1964, the president has designated the month to highlight the importance of heart disease awareness and prevention. This year, I am honored to once again co-sponsor a resolution in the House of Representatives in support of the goals and ideals of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day. This resolution, 1039, unanimously passed the House earlier this month.
NEWS
By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | February 3, 2011
Dozens of women, and a few good-natured men, Thursday slipped into red, sky-high pumps and strutted their stuff at the Glendale Galleria as part of the first Go Red for Women Stiletto Strut. “They are a little uncomfortable, but I am managing,” said professional motorcycle racer Chris Clark, who had squeezed his feet into a pair of red patent heels two sizes too small. “We have got full gear; we are not afraid of falling. We are going to be well protected.” Sponsored by the American Heart Assn.
NEWS
By Mary O'Keefe | February 3, 2006
The Commission on the Status of Women and the City of Glendale are encouraging everyone to wear red today as the City joins the American Heart Association in "Go Red for Women," a program that began several years ago in an effort to call attention to heart disease as the No. 1 killer of women. "A half a million women die from heart disease," said Lana Haddad Lott, Commission administrative analyst. The Commission is asking employees and the community to wear red in support of this message.
NEWS
By By Tania Chatila | February 4, 2006
Many wore red Friday across the nation to promote awareness of heart disease in women.DOWNTOWN GLENDALE -- Women across the nation woke up Friday morning and picked out their best red outfits. Yoshimi Yamamshita sported a bright red and white polka-dot shirt Friday as she worked a Robinson's May make-up counter in the Glendale Galleria. Yamamshita, and employees throughout the store, came out in support of National Wear Red Day, which promotes women's heart disease awareness.
BUSINESS
June 5, 2009
Dennis Corby and Leela Silver of Lifessence.org are teaching local residents how to create a healing partnership with their mind and body through a personal nutrition and supplementation program. Located inside Anthony Chiropractic, 3935 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta, the pair share how heart disease, diabetes, prostate/breast cancer and obesity, which account for 75% of health care costs, are largely preventable and even reversible. They will demonstrate that by employing an integrative program of comprehensive lifestyle changes, 90% of all heart disease, for example, can be avoided.
NEWS
January 27, 2006
The Commission on the Status of Women and the Glendale City Council support and adoption of the American Heart Association's National Wear Red For Women Day. Wear Red for Women day is scheduled for Feb. 3. According to the Commission, which has members from Glendale including the foothills area, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, claiming more than 500,000 women's lives every year. Go Red For Women is a nationwide movement to empower women to love and save their hearts through lifestyle choices and actions.
NEWS
February 5, 2010
Hundreds of students attended the Glendale Adventist Medical Center campus Thursday to mark National Heart Month by walking through a giant inflatable heart that demonstrated the effects of heart disease. The Mega Heart — 12 feet tall, 21 feet long and 15 feet wide — gave visitors a close-up view of healthy and diseased tissue, artificial valves and a stent, as well as the damage caused by a heart attack. Visitors entered the exhibit through the largest vein that feeds the heart, the superior vena cava, and exited through the largest artery that leaves the heart, the aorta.
NEWS
February 25, 2005
Rima Shah Some people are born into royalty, while others have to swing, jump, kick or diet into it. Six heart patients crowned the "King and Queen of Hearts" Thursday in Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center's Cardiac Fitness Center gained their lofty titles the hard way. The event, held for the past 10 years, pays tribute to some of the program's most spirited patients, hospital spokeswoman Pam Pollock ...
NEWS
By Vince Lovato | March 3, 2006
They jumped rope alone. They jumped two to a rope and they jumped double ropes swung by Principal Hoori Chalian as rock 'n' roll classics filled the auditorium. Jefferson Elementary School students capped their American Heart Assn. fundraiser with their annual Jump Rope For Heart on Thursday. Classes rotated through the auditorium throughout the day until all of the school's 480 students had their chance to skip to the beat. The younger classes were led by sixth-grade student council members.
NEWS
By Megan O'Neil; megan.oneil@latimes.com | February 4, 2011
It might have been hard on the feet, but it was good for the heart. Dozens of women — and a few good-natured men — Thursday slipped into red, sky-high pumps and strutted their stuff at the Glendale Galleria as part of the first Go Red for Women Stiletto Strut. “They are a little uncomfortable, but I am managing,” said professional motorcycle racer Chris Clark, who had squeezed his feet into a pair of red patent heels two sizes too small. “We have got full gear; we are not afraid of falling.
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November 26, 2013
The city of Glendale is committed to keeping its housing and public spaces safe, healthy and pleasant for everyone. Extensive medical and scientific research confirms that tobacco smoke is harmful to smokers and nonsmokers alike, triggering eye, nose, throat, and sinus irritation; hastening lung disease, including emphysema; and causing heart disease and lung cancer. Smoking is not allowed in any Glendale Community College owned or leased facilities or in any district-owned or leased vehicles.
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NEWS
June 7, 2011
    William David Plumley, Jr. On June 1, 2011, just a few weeks short of his 87th birthday, Bill Plumley peacefully succumbed to heart disease.  Bill was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa on June 22, 1924.  During the Depression, his family moved to Los Angeles where Bill graduated from Fremont High School in 1942.  From high school, Bill enlisted in the Navy, serving in the Atlantic during World War II aboard the destroyer escorts USS...
NEWS
By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | February 9, 2011
Members of the Harlem Globetrotters on Wednesday dribbled between legs, around backs, over shoulders and through the gates of Balboa Elementary School as part of a promotion for heart-healthy lifestyles. “It is very important to let the kids know that they must include in their everyday life some type of physical activity — it could be walking, jumping rope, playing basketball — because it is good for you and it is good for the heart,” Harlem Globetrotters team member Kevin Daley said.
NEWS
By Megan O'Neil; megan.oneil@latimes.com | February 4, 2011
It might have been hard on the feet, but it was good for the heart. Dozens of women — and a few good-natured men — Thursday slipped into red, sky-high pumps and strutted their stuff at the Glendale Galleria as part of the first Go Red for Women Stiletto Strut. “They are a little uncomfortable, but I am managing,” said professional motorcycle racer Chris Clark, who had squeezed his feet into a pair of red patent heels two sizes too small. “We have got full gear; we are not afraid of falling.
NEWS
By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | February 3, 2011
Dozens of women, and a few good-natured men, Thursday slipped into red, sky-high pumps and strutted their stuff at the Glendale Galleria as part of the first Go Red for Women Stiletto Strut. “They are a little uncomfortable, but I am managing,” said professional motorcycle racer Chris Clark, who had squeezed his feet into a pair of red patent heels two sizes too small. “We have got full gear; we are not afraid of falling. We are going to be well protected.” Sponsored by the American Heart Assn.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph, joyce.rudolph@latimes.com | October 13, 2010
A gala fundraiser for Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center's Chest Pain Center was topped off with a surprise announcement on Sunday that the program would receive accreditation as the first of its kind in Los Angeles County. The 23rd annual "Evening of Wine and Roses — A Tuscan Affair" raised funds for the center with an evening of Italian wine and gourmet cuisine. More than 750 people attended the festivities held outdoors on the hospital grounds. The evening began with a reception and silent auction with lavish hors d'oeuvres and specialty libations created by celebrity mixologist Jacopo Falleni.
FEATURES
February 25, 2010
More than 40 years ago, Congress first requested that the president designate February as American Heart Month. I am pleased to report that every year since 1964, the president has designated the month to highlight the importance of heart disease awareness and prevention. This year, I am honored to once again co-sponsor a resolution in the House of Representatives in support of the goals and ideals of American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day. This resolution, 1039, unanimously passed the House earlier this month.
NEWS
February 5, 2010
Hundreds of students attended the Glendale Adventist Medical Center campus Thursday to mark National Heart Month by walking through a giant inflatable heart that demonstrated the effects of heart disease. The Mega Heart — 12 feet tall, 21 feet long and 15 feet wide — gave visitors a close-up view of healthy and diseased tissue, artificial valves and a stent, as well as the damage caused by a heart attack. Visitors entered the exhibit through the largest vein that feeds the heart, the superior vena cava, and exited through the largest artery that leaves the heart, the aorta.
LOCAL
By Mark Stebbeds | August 26, 2009
This letter is in response to Eugene and Barbara Smith’s open letter to Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer and Rep. Adam Schiff (“Health-care plan is not one we can afford,” Aug. 14) regarding their opposition to current proposed health-care reform. As self-proclaimed “influential” Democrats and senior citizens, the Smiths are certainly misinformed of the intent of the various health-care-reform proposals presented for consideration by members of their chosen political party, including Medicare reform, legislation both past and present supported by all of the government representatives they mentioned.
BUSINESS
June 5, 2009
Dennis Corby and Leela Silver of Lifessence.org are teaching local residents how to create a healing partnership with their mind and body through a personal nutrition and supplementation program. Located inside Anthony Chiropractic, 3935 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta, the pair share how heart disease, diabetes, prostate/breast cancer and obesity, which account for 75% of health care costs, are largely preventable and even reversible. They will demonstrate that by employing an integrative program of comprehensive lifestyle changes, 90% of all heart disease, for example, can be avoided.
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