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  • 2016 Annual Appeal – Young & Healthy Celebrates the Children of Our Community!

    Greetings, Jasmine is a bright young girl who began fourth grade at a new school this year. Jasmine adjusted well to her new school, friends and teacher during the first several weeks. However, as the holidays approached, her teacher began to notice a change in Jasmine’s behavior. Jasmine, an otherwise well-tempered girl, was suddenly crying […]

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    November Story of the Month

    Never Letting Go Until the Care is Complete  We are always happy when a child completes a full week of care at our Mobile Dental Clinic.  Sometimes follow up care is needed and this was the case for 14-year-old, Benton. Benton needed four root canals.  The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC offered to […]

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    A Look at Trauma Informed Care

    Thank you to Lila Guirguis for her comments and enthusiasm regarding Young & Healthy’s first Trauma Informed Care training held on October 10 at Huntington Hospital.  Lila wrote: Yesterday many of the partners of Collaborate PASadena were fortunate to attend Part 1 of 4 trainings on Trauma Informed Care hosted by Young and Healthy at […]

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    October Story of the Month

    Heart & Soul   Can you imagine all the heartache and sadness that comes with being a young widower?  In spite of it all, taking care of his young daughter is a top priority for Dennis. He came to Young & Healthy for help with navigating the insurance system. The Young & Healthy team helped […]

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    September Story of the Month

    Helping Systems Work Better  Six-year-old Sam failed his hearing test at school. The school nurse quickly referred Sam to Young & Healthy. One of our wonderful ENT (Ears, Nose & Throat) volunteer physicians, Dr. Williams, recommended that Sam have his tonsils and adenoids removed and “tubes” inserted in both ears to promote fluid drainage. Because […]

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