Keep Local News Thriving in the San Fernando Valley.

Support the San Fernando Valley Sun Today!

$
$
$

Your contribution is appreciated.

Posted inlifestylesNews

The Medical Industrial Complex: A Major Contributor to Out-of-Control Health Care Costs

Today the biggest threat to our health care system is the medical industrial complex. Thanks to the promise of great profits, breakthroughs in health have been enormous, making America the leader in the most incredible breakthroughs in diagnosis and cure of disease. Because of American know-how, we have machines that can examine every corner of […]

Posted inlifestylesNews

Many Take Drugs Having the Opposite Effects and Neutralizing Each Other

When it comes to managing medications, it is paramount that you understand every drug you use, whether prescribed, over the counter, or “natural.” Negative drug interactions are the most common causes of hospital admission. A good example is taking an antidepressant together with alcohol, which neutralizes the benefits of the medication. Another good example is […]

Posted inlifestylesNews

Suicide Has Become a Serious National Epidemic

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, rates of suicide are increasing significantly. In 2012, the suicide rate was 12.6 per 100,000 Americans, a level not seen since 1987. In 2013, a total of 41,149 individuals committed suicide, or one person every 12.8 minutes. The greatest increase occurred in those between the ages of […]