Category: Health

Saving lives: Register for Be the Match

Two-year-old Kai Anguiano is looking for a matching bone marrow donor. Donating bone marrow is about as invasive as donating blood.

Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer such as leukemia or lymphoma. For many, their only hope for a cure is a bone marrow transplant. Experts say misconceptions about bone marrow transplants are preventing too many people…

Salvando vidas: Regístrese en Be the Match

Cada tres minutos, alguien es diagnosticado con algún tipo de cáncer de la sangre como leucemia o linfoma. Para muchos, la única esperanza de curarse es un trasplante de médula ósea. Los expertos opinan que la desinformación acerca de los…

The future of San Diego’s water supply

In the future, the City of San Diego will be producing up to 15 million gallons of purified and drinkable recycled water per day.

Gov. Jerry Brown has mandated strict regulations on water usage across the state as a result of the severe drought. In addition to conserving water, the City of San Diego has been exploring how it can diversify the region’s water…

El futuro del suministro de agua en San Diego

El Gob. Jerry Brown decretó estrictas medidas para regular el uso de agua debido a la severa sequía que afecta al estado. Además de conservar agua, la Ciudad de San Diego ha estado explorando cómo puede diversificar el suministro de…

Una discusión honesta

El nombre es nuevo, pero la misión es la misma. El grupo de Mid-City CAN que se encarga de la prevención de embarazos en adolescentes y de educar a los jóvenes acerca de infecciones de transmisión sexual cambió su nombre…

An honest discussion

The name is new, but the focus is the same. The Mid-City CAN group tasked with preventing teen pregnancy and educating young people about sexually transmitted infections changed its name to the Adolescent Health Momentum Team at a May 13…

Empower women through health, education

PCI provides computer training through its Life Skills training program.

City Heights women seeking a better life through improved health and education are the target of two programs offered by Project Concern International, a nonprofit founded 54 years ago in San Diego to provide health, opportunity, and support to those…

Crawford kids eat what they sow

Crawford High School has drawn national attention thanks to a novel program that harvests food from an on-campus garden to serve in the school cafeteria. More than 60 school officials and nutrition experts from around the country gathered at Crawford…

Los chicos de Crawford consumen lo que cosechan

La Preparatoria Crawford ha atraído atención nacional gracias a un novedoso programa que sirve en la cafetería hortalizas cosechadas en el huerto del campus. Más de 60 funcionarios escolares y expertos en nutrición de todo el distrito se reunieron en…