Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:53 am
Naam Yoga Los Angeles will host its third anniversary gala celebration and fundraiser “A Simple Gift!” tonight, Oct. 24 to benefit their 501(c)(3) and Giving Naam community outreach programs.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:27 am
A report released on Tuesday by Healthgrades, a national independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, recognized all six Providence Health & Services, Southern California, medical centers for excellent clinical outcomes.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 2:18 pm
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce held its annual Santa Monica Wellbeing Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18.
Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:07 am
Southern California Edison issued safety suggestions today for Halloween, topped by never using burning candles to light jack-o'-lanterns or as part of any decoration because of their severe fire risk.
Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:02 am
Rep. Maxine Waters on Monday requested a meeting with officials from Los Angeles International Airport and a variety of federal agencies to discuss procedures being taken to screen passengers and respond to potential cases of Ebola at the airport.
Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 8:57 am
City and county officials are scheduled today to make a presentation before the Los Angeles City Council on best practices for informing and safeguarding city residents concerning Ebola.
Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 11:06 am
The Santa Monica City Council last week adopted a new law that treats electronic smoking devices, or e-cigarettes, the same as traditional cigarettes under its smoke-free laws.
Posted Oct. 16, 2014, 2:17 pm
Traditional yoga is taught very differently from how it’s learned in America, and instructor Ryan Silvers is elated to offer locals a chance to experience what he coins “the next stage of yoga”.
Posted Oct. 16, 2014, 9:04 am
The 2XU Santa Monica RunFEST invites runners of all levels to participate in friendly competition and family fun at the Santa Monica Pier this Sunday, Oct. 19 at 8 am.
Posted Oct. 16, 2014, 8:33 am
There are no cases or suspected cases of Ebola in California, and the risk of the spread of virus in the state "is very low,'' a state health official said Wednesday.
Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 9:44 am
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, one of America’s premier pediatric hospitals, offers families convenient access to pediatric specialty services at its new Santa Monica Outpatient Center – including child-focused urological care by fellowship-trained, board-certified pediatric urologists. Attending physician and surgeon Roger E. De Filippo, MD, discusses sound urological health for children in this Q&A.
Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:11 am
Staff at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center plan to hold a "big exercise'' Friday on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms, according to UCLA's medical director of clinical epidemiology and infection prevention.
Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:33 am
The Santa Monica Public Library hosts Medicare 101 workshops at all four branch locations in October and November.
Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:31 am
Fall has arrived, which means the kids are back to school, football season is in full swing and the weather should start to cool. It also marks the start of flu season.
Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:08 am
A woman vomited and exhibited flu-like systems aboard a Los Angeles bound flight from New York, prompting authorities to divert the plane to a remote terminal at LAX out of concern over possible Ebola exposure, but authorities determined there was no threat.
Posted Oct. 12, 2014, 8:57 am
An arriving airline passenger from Liberia, who was isolated for observation in the ebola scare, does not have the disease and left a hospital near Los Angeles International Airport on Friday night, a hospital spokesman said today.
Posted Oct. 10, 2014, 9:22 am
Dr. Linda Mirdamadi is a board certified physician and partner with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group in the Department of Internal Medicine and Bariatrics.
Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 2:39 pm
Curves fitness center in Santa Monica is offering a way for non-members and members to donate toward breast cancer research or care during the month of October.
Posted Oct. 2, 2014, 8:18 am
The introduction of new technology and administration procedures is enabling many pediatric plastic surgery procedures to be performed on an outpatient basis or close to home.
Posted Sep. 28, 2014, 9:36 am
Westside Family Health Center (WFHC) will hold a “Lunch & Learn,” a free community educational event discussing “The Biggest Issues Facing Westside Teens Today” this Wednesday, Oct. 1.
Posted Sep. 26, 2014, 6:00 am
The ability for e-cigarette users to vape freely in public has come to an end in Santa Monica with city council passing the first reading of an ordinance that includes electronic smoking devices within the definition of “smoke” and “smoking” for the purposes of the city’s anti-smoking laws.
Posted Sep. 17, 2014, 9:30 am
Providence Health & Services and the Saint John’s Health Center Board of Trustees has appointed Marcel Loh at new chief executive for Providence Saint John’s Health Center and the John Wayne Cancer Institute.
Posted Sep. 11, 2014, 9:23 am
High in protein and omega fatty acids, relatively low in fat, and healthy for both heart and brain, it’s no wonder that fish is the protein of choice these days. But its popularity could be one of its downfalls.
Posted Sep. 9, 2014, 9:40 am
WISE & Healthy Aging will host a volunteer orientation on the morning of Friday, Sept. 19 from 9:30-11:30 am at 1527 4th Street, second floor, Santa Monica.
Posted Sep. 4, 2014, 2:22 pm
Santa Monica-based Prostate Cancer Foundation announced today that physician, cancer survivor and radio/TV personality Drew Pinsky has been elected to its board of directors.