Holiday Blues

By Jorge Rubal, CEO & Medical Director, Laguna Beach Community Clinic As we head into the holiday season, some people may immediately have thoughts of joy, family, and positive change. However, with Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year all coming up quickly, for many people this may also trigger symptoms of anxiety and depression to…

Hepatitis B and Sexual Health

Is Hepatitis B a Sexually Transmitted Disease? More people die from Hepatitis B (a highly contagious virus) every year than HIV—and we have a vaccine to prevent it!  Why is this happening?  Children receive the Hepatitis B vaccine series in childhood, but anyone over the age of 25 most likely did not receive this vaccine…

The LB Clinic Goes Paperless

For Immediate Release Contact:  Dr. Jorge Rubal 949.494.0761 x 132   The Clinic Goes Paperless   After more than a year of planning the Laguna Beach Community Clinic has made the shift from paper records to an electronic medical records system (EMR).  The Clinic’s new electronic system is provided by Oregon Costal Health Information Network…