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.
Posted Aug. 20, 2015, 9:00 am
The 2015 Special Olympics are gone, but the volunteer work of the largest sporting event in Los Angeles since 1984 lives on in the streets of the city. One of Santa Monica’s own local fitness experts is happy to report he had a hand in changing the lives of some choice athletes.
Posted Aug. 20, 2015, 8:23 am
At BonVie Weight Loss & Nutritional Wellness we provide rapid, safe and lasting fat loss. Working with a certified Ideal Protein coach gives you weekly personal support and education to not only lose weight quickly but to keep those lbs off forever.
News, Health, Ucla, Video, Santa Monica
Posted Aug. 15, 2015, 8:47 am
At the third annual Superhero Day at UCLA, window washers dressed as Batman, Captain America, Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and The Hulk (new this year) will descend from the roof of Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA to a fifth-floor terrace to entertain and pose for photos with young patients and their families.
Posted Aug. 15, 2015, 8:10 am
This summer, while you are applying sunscreen to prevent sunburns, don’t ignore the symptoms of internal burning that we all occasionally experience and refer to as “heartburn.”
Posted Aug. 15, 2015, 8:06 am
I did it. I got my nostril pierced. And the whole process was filmed for Westside TV. Here’s how it happened. I first did my research to find the highest rated piercing expert.
Posted Aug. 14, 2015, 9:41 am
Lola Castillo from Naam Yoga LA demonstrates a yoga technique that can help release tension and stress in the eyes.
Posted Aug. 14, 2015, 9:15 am
Usually when one sees white, web-like cables descending the side of a building and there’s a red and blue clad hero at the end of them, they instantly think, “Spider-Man was here.” Well, that’s not entirely off the money.
News, Health, Video, Santa Monica, Pier
Posted Aug. 13, 2015, 9:47 am
The Santa Monica Pier's hit summer wellness program, Hey There Muscles, was back for the second year of free weekend workouts. Led by the original Hulk himself, Lou Ferrigno, his daughter Shanna and their rotating team of fitness gurus, the Saturday morning program ended on a high-note Aug. 8 at the west end of the Pier.
Posted Aug. 13, 2015, 9:32 am
With Southland temperatures expected to soar again to triple-digit territory by this weekend and rise above normal on the Westside, an emergency physician at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica urges residents to take precautions to prevent heat exhaustion and other heat-related illnesses.
Posted Aug. 9, 2015, 9:36 am
The ballot initiative carnival predicted when it became clear how few valid voter signatures would be needed to qualify measures for next year’s November ballot is now officially underway.
Posted Aug. 7, 2015, 9:27 am
Ready to get your booty and your body in shape? At Show Up Fitness in Santa Monica, the recent phenomenon known as “Booty Camps” are being offered to local residents. It’s a great way to get in shape while having fun at the same time.
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.