Posts Tagged: heart disease

Opinion

Let’s shift into high gear to fight vehicle-linked pollution

The Harbor Freeway in Los Angeles. (Photo: Jose Luis Stephens, via Shutterstock)

OPINION: It’s time for California to change lanes when it comes to transportation. For generations, transportation and land use decisions have placed inequitable burdens on the health of  Californians with vulnerabilities.  Communities designed almost exclusively for cars, even for the shortest trips, increase air pollution and reduce opportunities for building health into daily routines.

News

LA hospital seeks vaccine trial subjects among its high-risk patients

A doctor examines a syringe, the type used in vaccinations. (Photo: Buzas Botond, via Shutterstock)

The patients at Dr. Eric Daar’s hospital are at high risk for serious illness from COVID-19, and he’s determined to make sure they’re part of the effort to fight the disease. He also hopes they can protect themselves in the process.

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