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We provide & increase access to culturally & linguistically sensitive quality primary healthcare & human services to underserved & uninsured residents of SoCal.
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Kheir Center Jun 25
Could Alexa save your life? University of Washington researchers have developed a tool that allows smart speakers to detect the gasps of air of someone experiencing cardiac arrest. If nobody is around to perform CPR, the tool automatically calls 911.
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Kheir Center Jun 21
Got any weekend plans? British researchers found that spending just 2 hours in nature every week boosts both physical and mental health, so get outside and enjoy the summer! 😎 
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Kheir Center Jun 20
While many have suspected it, Swedish researchers now have scientific data that dogs' stress levels are heavily influenced by those of their owners. That means that self care is also puppy care, so be good to yourself! 😊
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Kheir Center Jun 17
Our Korean Support Group had a fantastic time w/ learning to prepare a delicious veggie lentil soup ☺️ There is always something new to learn in the kitchen 💚🥕 thx to for supporting our program!
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Kheir Center Jun 16
Happy Father’s Day! We celebrated on Friday with Danishes for Dads. come in all shapes and sizes— thanks to everyone who serves as a father in one way or another 😊 Enjoy your day!
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Kheir Center Jun 14
Awesome time celebrating the opening of Kheir Virgil w/ staff happy hour at the new site. We had food, delicious smoothies from our resident smoothie masters, plus games, music & lots of time to catch up w/ Kheir friends from all 5 sites
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Kheir Center Jun 13
Last week, Beverly Hills became the first city in the U.S. to ban sales of cigarettes, e-cigs, and all other tobacco products (though hotels and 3 cigar lounges are exempt). Could other cities join them?
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Kheir Center Jun 13
A special thank you to for their ongoing commitment to Kheir Center and our patients! Generous support from Bank of America helps Kheir connect individuals and families with resources to help them thrive. ❤
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Kheir Center Jun 10
Weight is a tough subject to talk about with kids, and a new study shows that being teased about it often just makes them gain more. Instead, talk about how to live a healthier life, and model those behaviors for the kids to see. Positive energy is key!
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Kheir Center Jun 7
Do you prefer chicken over beef for healthy eating? Well, new research has found that white meat may be just as bad for cholesterol levels as red. Fortunately, vegetables, dairy products, and legumes can help you get protein without as much fat!
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Kheir Center Jun 6
A review of 22 clinical trials has found that yoga helps improve "physical balance, flexibility of movement, and limb strength" in adults over 60. It also reduces depression and improves sleep!
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Kheir Center Jun 4
Congratulations to Mr. Joseph Rho for 35 yrs of service on Hanmi Bank's Board of Directors! Mr. Rho helped establish the bank as a critical resource for the community, which was isolated from mainstream banks. Thanks for your leadership!
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Kheir Center Jun 4
New research indicates that regular exposure to air pollution may raise the risk of atherosclerosis - plaque buildup inside blood vessels that thickens the arteries and restricts movement of blood, nutrients, and oxygen.
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Kheir Center May 29
"Burnout" is typically heard only in casual conversation, but doctors can now diagnose someone with burnout if they meet these symptoms: 1. energy depletion or exhaustion. 2. feelings of cynicism related to one's job. 3. reduced professional efficacy.
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Kheir Center May 24
Confused by expiration labels? The FDA now urges companies to use just one statement: "Best if used by __". They say that "this phrasing helps consumers understand that... products do not have to be discarded after the date if they are stored properly".
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Kheir Center May 23
To explore links between exercise and mental health, scientists set up a gym in a psychiatric inpatient unit. The result? "After completing the bouts of physical activity, 95% of participants showed improvements in mood and self-esteem".
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Kheir Center May 20
We already knew that there a number of benefits for mothers who breastfeed rather than bottle-feed their babies. New research recently revealed another one: breastfeeding lowers a woman's risk of heart disease.
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Kheir Center May 16
Did you know that the prevalence of mental disorders is higher for people living alone? If you live without roommates or family, it's important to seek out clubs, groups, or activities that put you in social situations. Don't let loneliness get you down!
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Kheir Center May 14
Does comfort food have a dark side? Researchers found that "the absorption of certain dietary fats has a direct impact on brain-signaling pathways that influence the development of depression." In other words, poor diets may lead to poor mental health.
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Kheir Center May 4
La diabetes de tipo 2 y la prueba A1C
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