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Laptop Body Health

News, Health, Laptop

Is Your Laptop a Pain in the Neck? Our Expert Tami Peavy Saves Your Back (Video)

Posted Feb. 12, 2016, 10:50 am

We are all guilty of curling up in our bed, or on our couch, with our laptops to answer a few emails or do a quick search. Then before we know it, we have been hovering over our screen for a couple of hours. When we go to move, our neck and shoulders feel stiff or painful. We might even feel as if a nerve is pinched in our neck shooting pain into the shoulder.

Food for Thought on Dietary Supplements.

News, Health, Food

Food for Thought on Dietary Supplements

Posted Feb. 9, 2016, 10:17 am

As children, we are taught in school about the “food pyramid” – to eat fewer servings of fats and meats and to consume more servings of fruits and vegetables - but how much of that is still true?

From left, Caroline Schnakers, program chair; Norm Lane and Charles Berman, guests of the speaker; speaker Dr. Jean Dodds; and Rotary President Tom Loo.

News, Health, Rotary

Nutrirenomics: Foods That Heal Humans and Pets Alike

Posted Feb. 3, 2016, 11:47 am

For pet owners, there are foods and supplements that humans and animals can share to optimize health and wellness. These foods, or “superfoods,” can be personalized to fit an individual’s needs, thanks in part to the science of nutrigenomics.

RJ Holguin with Mackenzie Phillips at My 12 Step Store.

News, Health

My 12 Step Store Goes Beyond AA Chips and General Books

Posted Feb. 3, 2016, 11:40 am

As an affliction that affects so many in our community, addiction is a condition which sees additional resources as a welcome accompaniment to many a recovering-addicts arsenal. Research has shown that alcohol recovery patients who read the “AA Big Book” during their treatment process actually recover faster.

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News, Health, Santa Monica, Clare Foundation

Santa Monica Men’s Treatment Program Gets a Facelift

Posted Jan. 21, 2016, 10:53 am

Santa Monica’s CLARE Foundation will hold an open day next week to celebrate both organizational and facility changes aimed at positioning the nonprofit for continued growth and success

David Reuben M.D.

News, Health, Volunteer

Companionship For Older-Adult Patients

Posted Jan. 20, 2016, 10:37 am

Hospitals can be lonely places for patients, especially older adults, that’s why the UCLA Geriatrics Program has launched a Companion Care Program for their inpatient Geriatrics Unit at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.

Dr. Ron Loo spoke to the Rotary Club of Santa Monica about the cutting edge developments in prostate cancer, including the controversy of prostate screenings and robotics surgery.

News, Health, Santa Monica, Rotary

Kaiser's Chief of Urology

Posted Jan. 17, 2016, 9:00 am

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men other than skin cancer. About one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and about one in 38 men will die of the disease.

 Virginia Avenue Park on the corner of Cloverfield and Pico Boulevard.

News, Health, Santa Monica

Healthcare Enrollment Events At Virginia Avenue Park

Posted Jan. 8, 2016, 7:08 am

Open enrollment for 2016 Affordable Care Act health coverage runs through Jan. 31, 2016.

News, Health, Santa Monica, Ocean

Officials Say Avoid Swimming Near Storm Drains At The Beach

Posted Jan. 5, 2016, 10:33 am

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has issued a rain advisory for area beaches, noting that runoff from the storm will carry bacteria and debris into the ocean water.

Chelsea Gilson shares some advice for keeping our New Years Resolutions.

News, Health, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Chelsea’s Tips For New Years Resolutions

Posted Dec. 31, 2015, 10:06 am

Chelsea Gilson shares some advice for keeping our New Years Resolutions

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

News, Health, Ucla, Brentwood

$1 Million Gift Will Support UCLA Research On Advanced Lung Disease

Posted Dec. 30, 2015, 9:35 am

Philanthropists Michael and Linda Keston of Brentwood have made a gift of $1 million to the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Dr. Wally Ghurabi, medical director of the Nethercutt Emergency Center at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

Ho, Ho, Uh-Oh: Santa Monica ER Doctor Offers Tips On Safe Holiday Decorating

Posted Dec. 21, 2015, 7:13 am

Rickety rungs on ladders and tipsy tree trimmers are two of many factors that can lead from happily decking the halls and rooftops to not-so-festively donning stitches and casts.

Chelsea Gilson give you tips this holiday season on how not to be a sugar pusher.

News, Health, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Chelsea Gilson Offers Tips This Holiday Season On How Not To Be A Sugar Pusher

Posted Dec. 18, 2015, 10:00 am

Chelsea Gilson give you tips this holiday season on how not to be a sugar pusher.

LightStim patented LED Light Therapy is the most effective and affordable technology for achieving healthy and youthful skin.

News, Health, Video, Santa Monica, Beauty

VIDEO: LightStim LED Light Now Offered At The Koan Center

Posted Dec. 13, 2015, 9:57 am

LightStim patented LED Light Therapy is the most effective and affordable technology for achieving healthy and youthful skin.

The founder of Santa Monica-based Naam Yoga, Dr. Joseph Michael Levry, guided tens of thousands of people in a global meditation for peace on Sunday, Nov. 29, in Mexico City. The event was livestreamed to unite hundreds of thousands of viewers worldwide in the name of global peace.

News, Health, Video, Santa Monica, Yoga, Wellness

VIDEO: Santa Monica Naam Yoga Founder Leads 100,000 People In Meditation

Posted Dec. 9, 2015, 10:06 am

The founder of Santa Monica-based Naam Yoga, Dr. Joseph Michael Levry, guided tens of thousands of people in a global meditation for peace on Sunday, Nov. 29, in Mexico City. The event was livestreamed to unite hundreds of thousands of viewers worldwide in the name of global peace.

Dr. Hong-Phuc Tran is a board-certified geriatrician with the highly regarded UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica and Westwood.  For more information, visit www.uclahealth.org or call 310.319.4371.

News, Health, Ucla

UCLA Geriatrician On Dealing With Holiday Depression

Posted Dec. 6, 2015, 8:35 am

The holiday season can be delightful for many, but for others, it can be a sad and stressful time. Several of my patients have lamented recently, “I hate the holidays. They are so depressing!”

Dr. Rebecca Rodriguez.

News, Health, Santa Monica

Westside Family Health Center Appoints Rebecca Rodriguez M.D. As Medical Director

Posted Dec. 3, 2015, 8:49 am

Dr. Rebecca Rodriguez has been named Medical Director of Westside Family Health Center (WFHC).

 Virginia Avenue Park on the corner of Cloverfield and Pico Boulevard.

News, Health, Senior, Santa Monica

WISE & Healthy Aging’s Benefits Enrollment Clinic Thursdays At Virginia Avenue Park

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?

Shore Hotel is located at 1515 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica.

News, Health, Santa Monica, Hotel

Shore Hotel To Host Community Blood Donation Drive Monday

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.

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. They design plans with a focus on risk management, low costs, and tax-efficiency, which they combine with personalized financial advice aimed at helping clients make better informed decisions.

News, Health, Santa Monica

VIDEO: In Need Of Health Insurance? Accessible Health Insurance Has Got You Covered

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.

Charlie Sheen.

News, Health, Celebrity

Charlie Sheen Goes Public On HIV-Positive Status To End Campaign Of Extortion

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.

Dr. Maija Sanna is a board-certified geriatrician with the highly regarded UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica and Westwood. For more information, visit www.uclahealth.org or call 310.319.4371.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

An In-Depth Look At Lung-Cancer Screening

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.

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.

News, Health, Video, Century City

VIDEO: Harvest Health Festival Treats Century Park Employees, Residents

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.

Anita Swift (Auxiliary President and granddaughter of John Wayne), Dr. Delphine J. Lee (Angel Award honoree) and emcee Gerard DiNome.

News, Health, Santa Monica

Santa Monica's John Wayne Auxiliary Luncheon Honors Delphine J. Lee, MD

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.

PK Wellness offers a Karate for Kids program that helps boost a child’s confidence and enhances their physical strength and fitness.

News, Health, Fitness, Santa Monica, Youth

The Best Taekwondo, Kickboxing Training At PK Wellness In Santa Monica

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.

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