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FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Hepatocellular Carcinoma, the Most Common Form of Liver Cancer

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The U.S. Food & Drug Administration today approved a new drug to treat people with hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer. The drug, regorafenib, is the first and only therapy approved by the FDA in over a decade to show significant improvement in survival for patients with the disease after standard treatments have failed.

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The Gary Magness Family Foundation Donates $1.5 Million to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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Investor and film producer Gary Magness and his wife, director-producer Sarah Siegel-Magness, have made a $1.5 million donation to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) on behalf of The Gary Magness Family Foundation.

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Chief of Cardiac Surgery Elected to Board of Governors

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Dr. Richard Shemin, the Robert and Kelly Day Professor of Surgery at the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine at UCLA and chief of cardiac surgery, has been named to the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons

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UCLA Surgeon Named Recipient of 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

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Dr. Abbas Ardehali, a professor of surgery and medicine in the division of cardiothoracic surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been selected a 2017 recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations.

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“STEM in Action: A Kids Conference” Provides Inner-City Youth Activities, Knowledge and Fun

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California State University, Dominguez Hills’ (CSUDH) 3rd Annual “STEM in Action: A Kids Conference” on April 28 will provide close to 1,000 inner-city students the opportunity to participate in interactive science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities that will help inspire them to become lifelong learners.

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Photography Exhibit Explores the Environmental Impact of the Port of Los Angeles

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Students from California State University Dominguez Hills and their professor are featured in a two exhibitions, “LA Living Space: Photographs by Ellie Zenhari” and “We Will Be Heard: Work by CSUDH Students,” at Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro from April 23 to May 30 that explore the environmental impact of the Port of Los Angeles. An opening reception on April 30 at noon includes an informative exhibit tour, and a student dance performance.

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For Parents, ‘Empty Nest’ Is Emotional Challenge

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While “empty nest syndrome” is not a formal clinical diagnosis or a confirmed mental health disorder listed in the official Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, most psychiatrists agree it’s a legitimate emotional moment when a young adult leaves home and the parents are faced with an empty bedroom—and silence.

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Nipping Seasonal Allergies in the Bud

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More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies – and the number is growing each year.







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