Helen Floersh

Staff Reporter (Healthcare, Law, Biotech)

Helen covers healthcare, law, insurance and biotechnology in the greater Valley region.

Email: hfloersh@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3121 Extension: 112

Recent Stories

Drug Deal Extends MannKind’s Life Expectancy

BIOTECH: Timely infusion of $45 million bolsters finances.

MannKind agreement with United Therapeutics gives company a financial shot in the arm.

Preview: Drug Deal Extends MannKind's Life Expectancy

BIOTECH: Timely infusion of $45 million bolsters finances.

DIY Protein Power

Consumers who want less sugar in a nutrition bar can make their own with a mix from Creation Nation.

Ready-made protein bar mix seeks shelves.

Dessert Dreams

Raw cookie dough stars as the main dish at a Burbank sweet shop run by two sisters.

Cookie dough for dessert.

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Final Interview With Bar Association’s Liz Post

NON PROFIT: Reflections on her quarter century with Valley lawyers and judges.

After nearly 25 years with the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Executive Director Liz Post will step down from her role and return to her home state of New York to lead the Nassau County Bar Association.

Preview: DIY Protein Power

With dozens of options lining grocery store shelves, consumers of nutrition bars seem to have an overabundance of choices. But despite the variety, sports nutritionist and former real estate agent Karen Nation could find nothing that worked for her and her clients.

Mental Health Program to Launch in Valley Schools

Four Catholic schools in the San Fernando Valley will provide mental health services to students and their families through a new program run by a psychology professor at California State University - Northridge.

Providence Hires Athletic Trainers for Valley Schools

Athletic trainers from Providence Health & Services will be placed in seven San Fernando Valley high schools, the hospital system announced Tuesday.

Lancaster Doctor Convicted for Medicare Kickback Conspiracy

A doctor in Lancaster has been convicted by a federal jury of participating in a Medicare fraud scheme.

Woodland Hills Insurance Brokerage Buys Stake in NoCal Agency

Liberty Co. Insurance Brokers in Woodland Hills has acquired a majority stake in Mitchell & Mitchell Insurance Agency, based in Novato.

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