Cancer affects millions of people worldwide, and treatments are more effective today. Still, cancer isn’t always well understood. This post will teach you essential facts about the disease and its treatment.
Recovering from an addiction is an ongoing process, but you can manage it with support and personal commitment. If you’re recovering from a substance abuse problem, these five tips can help you stay healthy.
Prediabetes is a serious health condition that dramatically increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. It's time to take vital steps to reverse the course of the disease. If you have prediabetes, here’s what you can do.
You’ve probably heard enough talk about mammograms to understand that they’re important. You may already know they’re the best way to reduce risks associated with breast cancer by detecting irregularities early. But who should be getting a breast check?
Being tested for sexually-transmitted diseases s is a simple, quick process that can help you, your partners, and other loved ones stay safe and healthy. Here’s how to tell if you need to be screened for STDs.
Wellness visits are important for everyone, but they’re especially critical for women and kids. Both children and women go through lots of changes, and those changes can impact their health. Here’s how regular wellness visits can help.
Well child checks play a crucial role in keeping your child healthy and ensuring their growth and development stays on track. Here’s what you and your child can expect during your next well child appointment.
Summer’s high heat and humidity are never pleasant, but if you’re pregnant, they can be especially uncomfortable. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to keep your cool. Here are eight tips that can help you stay comfortable this summer.
It’s not unusual to feel extreme anxiety or pressure (especially these days) about everything you have to take care of. But there is a solution: taking care of yourself! Practicing self-care, even for just a few minutes a day, can make a big difference.
Dental exams might not rank up in your favorite things to do, but they’re important nonetheless. Regular dental exams offer a lot of crucial benefits. Here’s why you shouldn’t skip your next appointment.
Everybody coughs from time to time. But if your cough is chronic — persistent or recurring — it’s time to be evaluated for asthma. Personal asthma treatment plans help keep your symptoms at bay while improving your respiratory health.
Harbor Community Health Centers (HCHC) announced today that it will receive $1 million to support the building of a new health center on the ground floor of a new affordable housing development in San Pedro, CA.
Ovarian cysts are common, and in most cases, you won’t even know they’re there. But other times, cysts can cause pain and other symptoms. Our team wants you to know about ovarian cysts and their treatment.
Diabetes can have a significant impact on your health, especially if you don’t take steps to control your blood sugar (glucose). But there is some good news: Type 2 diabetes — the most common type — may be prevented, as long as you know what to do.
Everyone knows it’s important to take care of their teeth, but you may still have questions about the best way to go about it. Fortunately, Harbor Community Health Centers have both the answers to your questions and the resources to help you follow through
La escuela preparatoria puede ser intensa: HCHC enseña cómo afrontar la situación
Nuestra clínica está trabajando con The Boys and Girls Club para satisfacer las necesidades de bienestar social y emocional de los adolescentes el 20 de enero de 4 a 5 pm
High school can be intense – HCHC teaches how to cope
Our clinic is working with The Boys and Girls Club to meet teenagers’ emotional and social wellbeing needs. We will be doing a one-time presentation for High School Teens (ages 14-18 y/o) Jan 20th 2022
Menopause means an end to your periods — but it doesn’t mean an end to your health needs. As a woman, those needs differ markedly from men. Here’s why regular gynecology visits are still important even once you’re in menopause.
Primary care physicians (PCPs) are your healthcare partners, dedicated to making sure your healthcare is always optimized for your medical needs, your lifestyle, and your healthy future. Here are five ways a PCP can help you stay healthy.
Behavioral health evaluations play crucial roles in identifying issues like anxiety and depression, and they can also help you learn better ways to cope — and stay healthy. Here are eight times when you should consider a behavioral evaluation.
The health impacts of domestic violence present themselves in a range of effects that are both physical & psychological. In this blog we cover the warning signs of abuse, impacts of domestic violence on you and your children, & how to create a safety plan.
Regular medical screening is the only way to know for sure if you have diabetes, but there are some symptoms you should watch out for, too. This post gives a quick rundown of the most common symptoms to be aware of.
Behavioral health issues can affect every area of your life, including your physical health. A behavioral health evaluation is the first step toward managing those issues so that you can lead a happier, healthier life. Here’s how an evaluation works.
Kids have very different health and medical needs compared to adults. That means they need a healthcare provider who’s skilled in treating those needs. Here are five ways your child can benefit from pediatric care at Harbor Community Health Centers.
Across the country, school-age children and teens are returning to in-person learning, but this effort to get back to normal doesn’t come without concerns. Remote learning has left a lot of students with intense feelings of isolation and loneliness.
Cervical cancer deaths have decreased dramatically since Pap tests became a regular part of well-woman visits. But there’s still a lot to know about cervical cancer, its symptoms, and how to prevent it. Here are six important facts to learn today.
If you have a dental emergency, knowing what to do before you get to our office can go a long way toward giving you peace of mind. Here are a few tips to help you handle some of the most common dental emergencies.
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and that makes it a great time to learn a few tips to improve your child’s oral health routine. The steps you take now can help your child have healthy teeth for life. Here’s what to do.
As we head toward the influenza season, it’s important to prepare to keep your family healthy by getting a seasonal flu shot. The flu vaccine is not only safe and effective, it can save your child’s life and protect your community.
Medical ailments have long been treated separately from mental illnesses, but the truth is that physical and mental health are inextricably linked. Find out how holistic care is the key to better physical and mental wellbeing.
You can prevent periodontal disease right now, saving yourself time and money later on. Keep reading to learn about helpful tips and tricks to prevent periodontal disease from becoming a problem in your mouth.