Category: Public Health

The Art of Health Promotion: Highlighting the HEAL Murals

August 19, 2016

The L.A. Trust for Children’s Health has been partnering with Hollywood High School through the Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) program for several years. The HEAL program, which is an initiative funded by Kaiser Permanente, serves to reduce obesity rates and increase health awareness in the community.

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On Making a Difference

August 15, 2016

When students were asked, “Do you know where the Wellness Center clinic is at on your campus?” More than 95% responded “yes” When students were asked, “Have you visited the Wellness Center at your campus before?” Approximately 70% said they had been to their Wellness Center When students were asked, “Have you received services at […]

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Hunting For a Solution to Addressing Sexual Assault

August 5, 2016

I’ve been on a documentary kick, and my friend recommended that I watch “The Hunting Ground.”  The story mainly follows two female students from the University of North Carolina, both of whom are victims of sexual assault.  They file a Title IX complaint against the university for its lack of response to the rapes. Title […]

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Treading the Line: Community vs. Individuals

August 5, 2016

Imagine you are several thousand feet above the ground and you are walking on a tightrope. If you fall too far left you land into the calming ocean, and if you teeter too far right you fall onto the sandy beach. But, if you are able to balance yourself on the line and stay right […]

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