Posted Mar. 4, 2015, 9:40 am
Santa Monica life skills trainer Lee Davis is presenting to women a free "Building Self-Esteem Class" on Sunday, March 8.
Posted Mar. 2, 2015, 10:00 am
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica has a new chief of chief of staff: Dr. Roger Lee, a hospitalist physician who specializes in treating patients who are hospitalized.
Posted Feb. 26, 2015, 8:14 am
The family of a woman who died after undergoing multiple procedures at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center with a medical scope blamed for spreading a superbug sued the manufacturer of the device Wednesday.
Posted Feb. 25, 2015, 9:36 am
Providence Saint John's Health Center was named Tuesday among the nation’s top 50 hospitals, the only California hospital and one of just 11 nationwide to receive the distinction every year since it was initiated in 2007.
Posted Feb. 24, 2015, 1:28 pm
The Pedagogical Institute of Los Angeles, in collaboration with Evergreen Community School, First Presbyterian Nursery School, The New School-West, and Palisades Preschool, will host a two-day conference starting Friday called "Children as Producers of Culture: looking inward and outward."
Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 9:34 am
Fourteen infants who were exposed to a baby that was diagnosed with measles at a Santa Monica High School day care center will be allowed to return to the facility Monday, ending a 21-day incubation period to ensure they were not infected with the disease.
Posted Feb. 19, 2015, 8:02 am
Officials at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center have begun notifying 179 patients that they may have been infected by an often deadly "superbug" bacteria already linked to the deaths of two UCLA patients.
Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 8:43 am
Dear Editor, We, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Health and Safety District Advisory Committee, strongly support the school district’s efforts in educating the public regarding the importance of vaccination given the recent cases of Measles we’ve seen in the district.
Posted Feb. 15, 2015, 9:59 am
February is “American Heart Month,” as well as the month we observe “National Wear Red Day” (Feb. 6) to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and its prevention.
Posted Feb. 15, 2015, 9:57 am
It is wintertime and we are in the height of the flu and cold season. The old adage that prevention is the best cure is true; therefore, it is of the utmost importance that you give your immune system a boost. A healthy immune system will ward off cancer, infections, and degenerative illness.
Posted Feb. 9, 2015, 9:57 am
A free educational forum on heart disease and stroke will be presented over two days this week and feature the experts from Providence Saint John’s Health Center.
Posted Feb. 6, 2015, 8:33 am
Did you know that anyone can take an online test or go to a one- to two-day workshop and consider themselves a personal trainer?
Posted Feb. 4, 2015, 9:30 am
The Westside Impact Project, an LA County-funded initiative started in 2013 to lower Santa Monica’s rates of underage drinking, said Tuesday latest data reveal gaps in the quantity and frequency of alcohol use among Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) students as compared to LAUSD students, as well as compared to other major California school districts, including Santa Barbara and San Francisco.
Posted Feb. 3, 2015, 9:01 am
More than a dozen infants enrolled at a Santa Monica day care center were quarantined Monday after a baby was confirmed to have contracted measles.
Posted Feb. 2, 2015, 9:54 am
More than a dozen infants enrolled at a Santa Monica day care center were being quarantined today after a baby was confirmed to have contracted measles.
Posted Feb. 2, 2015, 9:22 am
Maintaining mental health during childhood implies a series of vital achievements, such as healthy social development and effective coping skills that lead to functionality at home, in school, and within a community.
Posted Feb. 1, 2015, 8:58 am
For years, the loudest arguments against expanding a landmark Los Angeles law requiring condom use by adult film actors in sex scenes to the rest of California were financial and geographic:
Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 8:43 am
As a follow up to a communication you received last week from your school nurse regarding the importance of immunizations, I want to follow up with you on the concern of measles in our communities.
Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:49 am
Doctors who work at UCLA's Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center and colleagues at three other UC campuses will hold a one-day strike tomorrow to protest what they call unfair labor practices.
Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 10:02 am
A Santa Monica High School freshman baseball coach has been diagnosed with measles, but it is unlikely any of the coach’s players have caught the highly contagious virus, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Posted Jan. 21, 2015, 9:32 am
Santa Monica has received the highest grade in the state with an overall tobacco control grade of an A, according to findings of the American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2015 report released today.
Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 10:34 am
For the ninth consecutive year, Providence Saint John’s Health Center received Healthgrades’ Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence, it was announced today.
Posted Jan. 19, 2015, 9:23 am
Whether it was too many turns on the dance floor, the boat ride to Catalina or that glass of champagne at a New Year’s party, dizziness is a feeling that affects everyone at one time or another. Dr. Maija Sanna
Posted Jan. 19, 2015, 9:18 am
So it’s 2015. Resolutions have been made. What’s interesting is that all of a sudden, everyone’s talking about meditation as the hot new thing to do to this year – heal yourself, lose weight, find a mate, and get rid of stress. Yet, it’s been around for thousands of years.
Posted Jan. 18, 2015, 9:10 am
A nurses union reports its 18,000 members in Central and Northern California have reached a tentative new contract with Kaiser Permanente and its hospitals and clinics, a settlement that will affect Southern California Kaiser nurses as well, a union spokesperson said Saturday.