Posted Nov. 30, 2015, 10:05 am
What if you could help a senior save $104.90 a month on the Medicare Part B premium? Or qualify for up to $194 in CalFresh benefits to pay for food? Or get some extra help paying for prescription drugs?
Posted Nov. 29, 2015, 9:22 am
Shore Hotel will host a community blood drive in partnership with Cedar-Sinai’s blood donor services from noon to 6 pm on Monday, Nov. 30.
Posted Nov. 24, 2015, 9:42 am
Manning Insurance Services (dba: Accessible Health Insurance) is a completely independent firm specializing in health insurance for individuals and businesses. Its clients are located all around the state of California, giving them a great feel for the insurance landscape.
Posted Nov. 17, 2015, 7:45 am
Hollywood party-boy Charlie Sheen said in a national television interview today that he is HIV-positive and that he decided to make it public to put an end to a campaign of extortion.
Posted Nov. 7, 2015, 7:51 am
Breathing. We do it 24-7 without even thinking about it. Our lungs are constantly bringing fresh oxygen to our bodies and getting rid of carbon dioxide. Since October was “Healthy Lung Month” and November is “Lung Cancer Awareness Month,” now is a good time to review the importance of lung health and discuss lung-cancer screening and prevention.
Posted Oct. 31, 2015, 8:51 am
Having taken a sabbatical over the last few years, the Harvest Health Festival returned to Century City with a vengeance Wednesday, Oct. 28 with more than 50 vendors showcasing the best of the Westside health industry.
Posted Oct. 29, 2015, 8:31 am
Santa Monica-based John Wayne Cancer Institute Auxiliary honored Delphine J. Lee, MD, PhD, with the Angel Award and Ford Warriors in Pink with the Public Service Award at its Annual Membership Luncheon and Boutique, Oct. 22 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.
Posted Oct. 28, 2015, 9:40 am
For the best in Martial Arts training, PK Wellness in Santa Monica has what everyone of all ages needs. Right now is the best time to join the club with a special offer for new clients of only $49 for the first month that includes classes, a private lesson, and free uniforms.
Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 10:11 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District and City of Santa Monica are asking for the community to support efforts to tackle the teen mental health issues by casting their vote for The Thrive Center at Samohi in this year’s LA2050 contest.
Posted Oct. 19, 2015, 4:08 pm
A free educational forum on women’s health featuring Providence Saint John’s Health Center clinicians will be presented in two sessions on Tuesday, Oct. 27 and 29 at the Santa Monica Public Library.
Posted Oct. 9, 2015, 6:00 am
They say that Vitamin IV drips (yes, IVs) are the modern day way to boost your immune system, fight stress at a cellular level, and help you live life to the fullest.
Posted Oct. 8, 2015, 9:59 am
Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation authored by Senator Ben Allen (D – Santa Monica) that will improve diagnosis, treatment and care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Posted Sep. 30, 2015, 6:00 am
More than 300 pink-clad supporters of Planned Parenthood filled the steps outside Los Angeles City Hall Tuesday in a show of support for the reproductive health care provider, which is under threat by Republican lawmakers pushing to take away its federal funding.
Posted Sep. 24, 2015, 9:54 am
A patient advocate, in the simplest terms, is a Sherpa for the medical system.
Posted Sep. 23, 2015, 9:20 am
Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine welcomed a gift of $1 million dollars from the Thomas S. Blount Trust earlier this month.
Posted Sep. 22, 2015, 9:50 am
The Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) and QVC selected the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center as one of the nine beneficiaries of the 2014 “FFANY Shoes on Sale” event.
Posted Sep. 19, 2015, 10:07 am
Imagine a California where polio becomes a threat to children’s health as it was before the 1950s, when first the Salk vaccine and later the even more effective Sabin formula threw this dreaded and crippling disease and all its iron lungs into dormancy.
Posted Sep. 17, 2015, 10:35 am
A 50-year-old resident in West Los Angeles will live more than five years longer than a resident in South Los Angeles, according to a report issued Tuesday by the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging.
Posted Sep. 11, 2015, 9:08 am
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Santa Monica’s Buy Local present the Wellbeing Buy Local Festival this Saturday, Sept 12 at the Civic Center Parking lot from 11 am to 4 pm.
Posted Sep. 11, 2015, 9:00 am
What might’ve passed as the latest nightspot on Wilshire Blvd. was actually Santa Monica’s newest health and fitness center, Whole Life Balance with Drip IV Therapy, celebrating its grand opening Wednesday night in the only way founder and CEO Shane Griffin knew how.
Posted Sep. 11, 2015, 8:43 am
Who knew Brookstone, the massage-in-a-mall staple store, was just as intent on selling you a massager as it is educating you about it.
Posted Sep. 3, 2015, 9:37 am
Yo San University is a private, non-profit university that educates students to become exceptional practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Taoist healing arts.
Posted Aug. 29, 2015, 9:08 am
So for more than a year, I’ve been writing this column, Hot Flash Universe. I have a confession to make. I thought I never had a real hot flash. Until now.
Posted Aug. 21, 2015, 9:33 am
Manning Insurance Services (dba: Accessible Health Insurance) is a completely independent firm specializing in health insurance for individuals and businesses. Clients are located all around the state of California, giving us a great feel for the insurance landscape.
Posted Aug. 21, 2015, 9:09 am
Located in the heart of Santa Monica’s Montana Avenue shopping district, 7e Fit Spa is a health and wellness spa that offers natural and scientific face and body skin care and anti-aging treatment therapies for everyone.