Posted Jul. 23, 2014, 9:24 am
Santa Monica’s annual Relay for Life, a relay to promote cancer awareness, is a touching event about to celebrate its 12th year. It will be held this weekend – July 26-27 – at Santa Monica College (co-sponsor and host of the event).
Posted Jul. 17, 2014, 12:24 pm
By Lisa Watts - KO'AN Center Executive Director The most common pro...
Posted Jul. 13, 2014, 9:05 am
For almost seven months, California parents have been free to claim without offering any proof that their religion forbids getting their children vaccinated against once dreaded and disabling diseases like polio, mumps, pertussis and smallpox.
Posted Jul. 10, 2014, 8:11 am
Anthem Blue Cross misrepresented the size of its physician and hospital networks in an effort to bolster sales during the Affordable Care Act enrollment period, according to a lawsuit announced on Wednesday.
Posted Jun. 29, 2014, 8:59 am
Now that summer is here, match that burst of energy that that causes blossoms to form and flower. Feel ready and raring to tackle outdoor chores, plant gardens, and just be outside feeling invigorated.
Posted Jun. 28, 2014, 2:12 am
The first skunk to be confirmed positive for rabies in Los Angeles County since 1979 was found in East Long Beach.
Posted Jun. 26, 2014, 8:21 am
Want that oh-I-just-woke-up-but-look-like-a-supermodel-effortless look? Try Modere’s Dual Action Eye Gel for free when you purchase Modere’s Anti-Aging Serum (more on that later!). The Dual Action Eye Gel soothes puffiness under the eyes and reduces the appearance of dark circles, fine lines, and wrinkles.
Posted Jun. 26, 2014, 8:07 am
With survival rates for childhood cancer at an all-time high, research into better and less-toxic treatments is more important than ever.
Posted Jun. 25, 2014, 9:02 am
The month of June is supposed to be recognized as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Month. However, the general public is sadly unaware of the tragic statistics that pertain to the disorder and specifically to the veteran population.
Posted Jun. 23, 2014, 9:16 am
The act of vaping might soon be no different than smoking under the eyes of the law, as the Santa Monica City Council will be discussing this Tuesday the possibility of an ordinance to regulate e-cigarettes the same way as cigarettes.
Posted Jun. 23, 2014, 9:09 am
This summer, be safe out there! With the warm weather approaching there are many backyard barbeques and trips to the beach to be had, but with a few simple precautions we can protect ourselves.
Posted Jun. 22, 2014, 8:58 am
Sometimes more is more – especially when it comes to your health! Mixing up your diet and lifestyle with plenty of diversity can defend you better against top killers like cancer, heart disease, and inflammation.
Posted Jun. 19, 2014, 8:51 am
We all agree that it’s much healthier and tastier to eat fresh produce and homemade meals from scratch. But in this fast-paced world, who has the time and energy?
Posted Jun. 19, 2014, 8:47 am
Hearing loss is one of the most common medical conditions affecting older adults. Approximately one-third of the population between ages 65 and 74 has some form of hearing loss and this number increases to 50 percent after age 75.
Posted Jun. 12, 2014, 8:23 am
Hi Anthea! I’m a 40 something, newly divorced woman and I want to get back into the dating scene. I look great for my age, the problem is the only guys who approach me are much younger. Don’t get me wrong, they are hot and I’m interested, but I’m worried about what other people will think. How young is too young for me to date? Evelyn, 40
Posted Jun. 11, 2014, 9:25 am
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is ranked among the top five children’s hospitals in the country, a distinction that recognizes the hospital’s clinical expertise and the quality and breadth of its patient care.
Posted Jun. 10, 2014, 9:03 am
It is blaringly apparent that there is a need for a solution within the addiction community after a conversation with advocate Caron Block.
Posted Jun. 9, 2014, 9:04 am
The genes children inherit determine everything from their height to their hair color. But sometimes, a child’s genetic code also contains hidden abnormalities that can cause an array of health issues, such as developmental delays or physical or mental illness.
Posted Jun. 8, 2014, 9:05 am
Learn how to protect yourself and your family in one dynamic, fun hour at a free event later this month.
Posted Jun. 8, 2014, 8:55 am
We’re a nation of multitasking, at-the-desk eaters, TV eaters, over-the-sink eaters, skipping-breakfast eaters, and the biggest one of all – fast eaters. With so much focus on “saving” time, it’s no surprise that one of our biggest contributions to the world is fast food.
Posted Jun. 5, 2014, 8:26 am
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica is hosting mini-CPR trainings today to teach local residents the simple techniques that can help a friend, neighbor or community member survive a life-threatening cardiac event.
Posted Jun. 1, 2014, 2:10 am
Here are five completely natural ways to perk up your spirits and your looks!
Posted May. 30, 2014, 12:00 am
Caring for someone with dementia is a challenging undertaking. To help, UCLA Health, in conjunction with Wise & Healthy Aging and the C...
Posted May. 29, 2014, 7:53 am
This week is my birthday. I turn 55. This means a lot of things. I now can buy a 55-plus home at a Del Webb development. My AARP card is more meaningful to me now, entitling me to a plethora of discounts - hotels, restaurants, car rental, cruises, prescription drugs, movies, you name it.
Posted May. 28, 2014, 9:27 am
Walgreens, the country’s largest drugstore chain, has made a $1.5 million gift to support clinical care and research programs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).