Posted Aug. 1, 2015, 10:34 am
Our surroundings have direct links to our lives. Since we spend 40 (or more) hours at our jobs weekly, it is essential to your health and longevity that your place of work is as conducive to wellness as possible. These are just a few ways you can integrate health into your workplace or at home to increase your health and longevity.
Posted Aug. 1, 2015, 10:24 am
When I was in my 20s, the flattest thing on my body was my stomach. That sexy flatness lasted well into my late 30s, even my 40s. I really took my flat belly for granted.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 9:36 am
Walk toward the tail end of the hall and you’ll find a uplit, neon room. The white curtained walls glow azure as ambient music videos play from the 65-inch TV. Take a seat atop the sheepskin throw on the plush white couch, or ease onto the frosted leather recliner. This is place of luxury, fun, and consumption.
Posted Jul. 30, 2015, 9:36 am
Westside TV host Coral Rodriguez speaks with Shane Griffin, founder of the new holistic wellness center Whole Life Balance in Santa Monica.
Posted Jul. 30, 2015, 9:34 am
Lola Castillo from Naam Yoga LA in Santa Monica demonstrates a yoga technique that can help with workplace tension and stress.
Posted Jul. 29, 2015, 9:41 am
Two years ago, Rachel Greenberg of Marina del Rey went out to run a few errands. While she was gone, her husband Glenn suffered a massive brain hemorrhage. He was immediately taken to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center where physicians explained he had suffered the worst kind of brain bleed.
Posted Jul. 23, 2015, 9:40 am
Julien Dietrich from Naam Yoga LA explains a few simple and quick yoga techniques you can use when traveling to avoid stress and anxiety.
Posted Jul. 21, 2015, 9:17 am
UCLA Health's hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica have been named to U.S. News and World Report's 2015-2016 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. UCLA, which previously ranked No. 5 in the country, tied for No. 3 this year.
Posted Jul. 19, 2015, 9:15 am
I am obsessed with teeth. The first thing I look at when I meet someone is their set of choppers and the way they smile. My teeth are white, straight, and I never had to wear braces. The problem is that they were way to small for my mouth, and when I smiled, my teeth never showed as much as I wanted them to. So I never liked being in photos.
Posted Jul. 17, 2015, 9:32 am
Remember Lou Ferrigno as the musclebound The Incredible Hulk in the 1970s? The Santa Monica resident, along with his daughter and business partner Shanna, are teaming up with Santa Monica Pier to present a free four-week wellness program that begins this weekend.
Posted Jul. 16, 2015, 2:34 pm
Lola Castillo from Naam Yoga LA explains a few simple and quick yoga techniques for relieving stress and tension that may be caused from sitting in front of a computer screen for hours at a time at work.
Posted Jul. 15, 2015, 3:45 pm
The KO'AN Center in Santa Monica held a grand reopening where they displayed their new design layout, vendors from local business and much more.
Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 9:37 am
“A foolish consistency,” the philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson once noted, “is the hobgoblin of little minds,” and no one has ever accused Gov. Jerry Brown of being small minded. So why be surprised when he completely reverses himself as he did the other day on vaccinations?
Posted Jul. 10, 2015, 9:34 am
Fight the good fight against cancer this weekend with sunshine and some beach yoga at the Santa Monica Pier. For a $25 ticket, yogi fundraisers will receive a free yoga mat and water while providing real immediate support for both those being diagnosed with cancer and those that have survived.
Posted Jul. 4, 2015, 6:25 am
Water. Everyone says drink water. It’s healthy for you. It will help you lose weight faster. It will help your skin look beautiful. It will make your whole body run better.
Posted Jul. 4, 2015, 6:24 am
Trans fats; they are typically found in partially hydrogenated oils (PHO’s), which is used to deep-fry food and preserve processed foods like potato chips, cookies, and cakes. While trans fats are easy to use, inexpensive to produce, and last a long time, they are responsible for raising bad (LDL) cholesterol levels and lowering good (HDL) cholesterol levels.
Posted Jul. 1, 2015, 9:09 am
When Matrix Institute on Addictions founders Jeanne L. Obert, Michael McCann and Richard Rawson, Ph.D first opened its doors to drug and alcohol addiction patients in 1984, neither of them could have imagined the significant impact they would make in the years ahead.
Posted Jun. 30, 2015, 1:11 pm
Almost all school children in the Southland and across California will be required to be vaccinated against diseases such as measles and whooping cough under legislation signed into law today by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Posted Jun. 26, 2015, 9:17 am
A bill co-sponsored by a Santa Monica legislator that would require almost all school children in California to be vaccinated against diseases such as measles and whooping cough was approved Thursday by the Assembly, putting it a step closer to the governor's desk.
Posted Jun. 25, 2015, 2:15 pm
How many times have you been told that cardio and proper diet will result in fat loss? What if I told you that you could lose fat without changing much of your diet, and not doing any cardio? I have four steps that will help you conquer fat loss goals without that dreadful word, “diet” and cardio.
Posted Jun. 19, 2015, 9:42 am
Consider this: The average Westside woman wakes up an hour early to make it to yoga in the morning. Then, during a short lunch break, she squeezes in a quick acupuncture session.
Posted Jun. 17, 2015, 9:43 am
Natalie Banchik, a member of the KO’AN team in Santa Monica, is a specialist in injectables such as fillers and botulinum toxin, a neurotoxic protein commercially referred to as Botox.
Posted Jun. 10, 2015, 9:34 am
The American Heart Association (AHA) Western States Affiliate honored ABC7 Meteorologist and stroke survivor Bri Winkler with the Stroke Champion Award for excellence in stroke awareness outreach.
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Posted Jun. 9, 2015, 9:30 am
Do you ever wonder why your socks leave an indentation where the elastic top rests against your skin? Could it be that your socks are too small? What’s more likely is that you have some degree of what doctors call “edema.”
Posted Jun. 8, 2015, 9:21 am
Survivors of domestic abuse who have been left scars, and children who may be bullied because of physical abnormalities or deformities are among locals receiving free plastic surgery thanks to a new Santa Monica nonprofit.