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Your Health

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We care about your health. Here are two tools you can use to manage your health: Know Your Basics and our Health Library. Start on your path to a healthy you! 

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Know Your Basics

Our Know Your Basics program volunteers are here to help you start tracking your important health numbers. 

Meet us out in the community at one of our tents.

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Health Library

Here in our health resources library, you can find helpful information about health topics, including heart health and pregnancy. You can also learn more about the doctors, nurses, and what makes our hospital different.

Begin exploring articles below.

Build A Better Relationship With Your Doctor

Get tips for how to talk with your doctor about things that concern you. Learn why it’s important to ask questions about your health and medicine.

Good Health News From The Barber

Nine barbershops in South Los Angeles are teaming with MLKCH to bring health education to men in a place that feels comfortable: the barber’s chair.  

Help A Loved One With Mental Health Issues

When someone changes their behavior, it can sometimes be a sign of mental illness. Learn the signs and how to talk to them about seeing a doctor.

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When Pregnancy Leads To Diabetes

What is gestational diabetes? Who is at risk to develop this condition? What can you do if you have it? Find out.

Are You At Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is a common disease. Learn the early symptoms and what you can do to prevent it.

Pregnancy Facts and Fiction

True or false: You have to eat for two when you’re pregnant. Find out if common pregnancy myths are fact—or fiction.

A Puppy Brings Smiles To MLKCH

Under the care of an MLK Community Medical Group staffer, the 9-month-old puppy is in training to be a service dog.

Meet Our Med-Surg Tele Nurse Manager

Charlene Gozony describes how working in the Medical-Surgical Telemetry float pool builds experience and brings unique rewards.