Sunday, July 20, 2014 10:00 pm
(BPT) - College may provide the first opportunity for many young adults to make important health decisions for themselves. In its Healthy Campus 2020 objectives, the American College Health Association’s Healthy Campus Coalition highlights a number of important topics for improving the health of college students, including vaccine-preventable diseases, nutrition and physical activity, substance abuse, mental health, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Friday, January 10, 2014 10:30 am
Dear Pharmacist: My daughter has cervical dysplasia, and I’m wondering if the HPV vaccine will protect her from getting cancer. Will it? How can a young woman protect against this cancer? — J.D., Silver Springs, Fla.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:00 am
Friday, March 23, 2012 10:26 am
This probably isn't the post you want to read while enjoying a hot cup of coffee, but parents and students should both know the sexually transmitted disease of syphilis is on the rise in Sacramento County.
Monday, February 27, 2012 12:00 am
For a teenager wanting to buy condoms, it can seem like a very long walk from the pharmacy in the back of the store to the cashier. Then there's the nerve-wracking wait in line, hoping no one notices the box in your hand.
Saturday, February 18, 2012 12:00 am
Chelsea Gonzalez lays on her back, holding her 6-month-old son
in the air. She makes faces as he gazes into her eyes, his wet
smile growing wider and his thick brown hair flopping around.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 1:54 pm
San Joaquin County will lay off as many as 88 employees by the
end of the month to trim the county budget if the Board of
Supervisors adopts a staff recommendation presented Tuesday.
Monday, April 18, 2011 12:00 am
Jeanne Wichman first began working at the Pregnancy Resource
Center in Lodi as a volunteer about 11 years ago. She is now the
office manager and client services director.
Friday, January 16, 2009 10:00 pm
Dear Straight Talk: My friend has huge family
problems and is cutting his wrists. The cuts aren't deep, but his
arm is infected because his parents lock the medicine cabinet and
he isn't cleaning it properly. He showed me and some other girls
the infection and told us not to tell our parents. But some girls
did tell and now, behind his back, their parents are planning a
first-aid package and intervention in his family problems. One
parent said he might be suicidal. I'm worried he will be furious
that we told and will more likely commit suicide when he realizes
he can't trust anyone. Am I way off about this? - Please help,
I'm so scared
Friday, June 13, 2008 10:00 pm
The California Supreme Court has mandated that all 58 counties
in the state issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples beginning
Friday, December 21, 2007 10:00 pm
Delta Health Care's Lodi family planning clinic, which caters to
low-income adults and teens, closed Friday due to a significant
drop in patients during the last two years.
Friday, September 15, 2006 10:00 pm
Within the next four weeks, U.S. population will hit 300 million
Thursday, September 7, 2006 10:00 pm
Rates of sexually transmitted diseases, along with diseases
caused by contaminated food and water, have gone down slightly
since last year in San Joaquin County.
Monday, July 17, 2006 10:00 pm
Have you noticed how crazy the world has become over the last 20
years? It seems as if all common sense has gone out the window. The
latest is a Nebraska judge, who decreed that a multiple-offense
child molester can't go to prison because at five feet, one inches
tall, he is too short: Too short to go to prison? Attention all you
little guys: Now is the time to go on a crime spree in
Sunday, July 16, 2006 10:00 pm
Kirk Luman, a Lodi homeless man hanging out Thursday morning in
the Park-and-Ride lot at Victor and Beckman roads, tells Dr. Randy
Pinnelli how he broke his arm after being hit three times with a
Monday, May 8, 2006 10:00 pm
Most people who seek addiction treatment in San Joaquin County
do so for heroin.
Monday, April 10, 2006 10:00 pm
With rivers high and more rain in the forecast, the San Joaquin
County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is expected to ratify
Chairman Dario Marenco's declaration of a local emergency and
possibly ask the governor to declare a state of emergency in the
Thursday, December 15, 2005 10:00 pm
Sex, health and pregnancy are probably the last things most
teens want to talk about with their teachers, parents or
Tuesday, November 15, 2005 10:00 pm
Sexual assault suspect jailed on
Wednesday, November 2, 2005 10:00 pm
When was it that the government took away our right as a parents
to raise, protect and advise our children regarding their health
Wednesday, May 18, 2005 10:00 pm
Chlamydia was the most reported disease in San Joaquin County in
2004 for the second year in a row, according to a report by the
Disease Control and Prevention Division of the county's Public
Health Services department.
Tuesday, May 3, 2005 10:00 pm
It's hardly news that health care is becoming less and less
affordable and more people are one illness short of bankruptcy.
Friday, February 25, 2005 10:00 pm
When someone asks Pastor Rob Patterson where Galt is, he
replies, "The epicenter of God's activity in the 21st century."
Thursday, February 10, 2005 10:00 pm
A small group of parents tackled an uncomfortable subject
Thursday night when they heard a local doctor explain their role in
teens' exposure to sex and sexually transmitted diseases.
Monday, December 6, 2004 10:00 pm
An abstinence-based program that focuses on the consequences of
premarital sex is on its way to being reinstated into the
curriculum of local high schools after an overall approval Monday
night by Lodi Unified School District's family planning
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