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Mirror columnist Barbara Bishop.

News, Health, Santa Monica, Columnist, Hot Flash

The Real Hot Flash Universe

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.

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.

News, Health, Business, Video, Santa Monica

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

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.

7e Fit Spa offers a wide range of non-invasive treatments for better skin and overall wellness.

News, Health, Business, Santa Monica

7e Fit Spa A Wellness Haven On Montana Ave.

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.

Tae Kwon Do Master Victor King with one of the Special Olympics athletes he hosted at PK Wellness.

News, Health, Fitness, Santa Monica

PK Wellness Embraces Special Olympics, Hosts Athletes During Their Stay

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.

BonVie Weight Loss and Nutritional Wellness provides rapid, safe and lasting fat loss.

Health, Business, Video, Fitness, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Get In Great Shape With Bon Vie Weight Loss

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.

Superheroes met with children on Tuesday after they descended from the roof down from washing windows at Mattel Children’s Hospital Westwood.

News, Health, Ucla, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Superhero Window Washers Fight Grime At Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA

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.

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

News, Health, Ucla

The Other Burn To Prevent This Summer

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.”

Barbara Bishop got her nostril pierced. And the whole process was filmed for Westside TV.

Health, Santa Monica, Columnist, Hot Flash

Hot Flash Columnist Barbara Bishop: A Nose (Um, Nostril) Job

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.

Lola Castillo from Naam Yoga LA demonstrates a yoga technique that can help release tension and stress in the eyes.

News, Health, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Eye Yoga For Stress Relief, Naam Yoga LA Shows How

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.

Superheroes met with children on Tuesday after they descended from the roof down from washing windows at Mattel Children’s Hospital Westwood.

News, Health, Ucla

Superhero Window Washers Fight Grime At UCLA

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.

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.

News, Health, Video, Santa Monica, Pier

VIDEO: Lou Ferrigno's Hey There Muscles Workout Series At 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.

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

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

UCLA Santa Monica Physician Offers Tips For Residents To Beat The Heat

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.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Los Angeles, Health, Opinion, California, Columnist

Condoms-In-Porn A Lock For 2016 Ballot

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.

Get your butt into shape at Show Up Fitness using its Glute Station.

News, Health, Business, Fitness, Santa Monica

Get Your Butt In Shape At Booty Camps At Show Up Fitness In Santa Monica

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.

Plants produce oxygen and eliminate volatile organic chemicals at the same time.

Health, Dr. Mao, Santa Monica, Columnist

Dr. Mao's Wellness Living: Promoting Daily Health At Work

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.

Mirror columnist Barbara Bishop.

Health, Santa Monica, Columnist, Fashion, Hot Flash

A Clothing Line That Hides The “Poof”

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.

Whole Life Balance incorporates a variety of treatment protocols, including but not limited to Vitamin IV Drip Therapy, Fascial Stretch Therapy, nutritional counseling, massage therapy, acupuncture, yoga, Pilates, and personal training.

News, Health, Business, Santa Monica

What It’s Like To Get Drip IV Vitamins At Whole Life Balance In Santa Monica

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.

Westside TV host Coral Rodriguez speaks with Shane Griffin, Founder of the new holistic wellness Center Whole Life Balance in Santa Monica.

News, Health, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Looking For A New Holistic Wellness Center? Check Out Whole Life Balance In Santa Monica

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.

Naam Yoga LA in Santa Monica says a number of easy yoga techniques can be done while at work to reduce tension and stress.

News, Health, Video

VIDEO: Easy Yoga Techniques For The Workplace With Naam Yoga LA

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.

At the dedication ceremony led by the Rev. Karen Schnell, director of spiritual care at UCLA Health, a plaque was unveiled by Richard Azar, executive director of general services at UCLA. The plaque reads: “Lovingly placed by their family and friends, each medallion in this fountain commemorates an individual who gave the gift of life and health to others through organ, eye and tissue donation.”

News, Health, Ucla

UCLA Health Fountain Honors Donors Who, At Time Of Death, Gave Life To Others

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.

Julien Dietrich from Naam Yoga LA explains a few simple and quick yoga techniques you can use when traveling to avoid stress and anxiety.

News, Health, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Quick Yoga Techniques For Travelers With Naam Yoga LA

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.

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica is located at 1250 16th Street.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

UCLA Health's Santa Monica, Westwood Hospitals Named To Best Hospitals Honor Roll

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.

Mirror columnist Barbara Bishop.

Health, Santa Monica, Columnist

Taking Care Of Your Teeth: Look Younger, Happier, Smarter

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.

Free outdoor workouts and health lessons return to Santa Monica Pier on Saturday for four weeks thanks to Lou Ferrigno and his daughter Shanna.

News, Health, Fitness, Santa Monica, Pier

Lou Ferrigno Returns Free Wellness Program To Santa Monica Pier

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.

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.

Health, Video, Santa Monica, Wellness

VIDEO: Quick Yoga Techniques For Stress Relief At Work With Naam Yoga LA

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.

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