Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:24 am
With the arrival of Hanukkah, followed by Christmas and New Year’s Eve and Day, there is likely to be no shortage of calories between the latkes, ham, turkey, and tamales!
Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:14 am
Your New Year’s resolution to lose weight may be made much easier as free copies of “The New Lean For Life” will be given away during each of the 12 Days of Christmas (Dec. 12-23).
Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:14 am
Children's Hospital Los Angeles announced today that its president and CEO is retiring, and a national search will be conducted to find a successor.
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Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 9:38 am
A Southwest Airlines flight from San Francisco to Phoenix landed instead at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday with an extra passenger, thanks to a woman who gave birth during the flight.
Posted Dec. 3, 2014, 9:42 am
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer filed court papers on Tuesday, seeking to close a medical marijuana delivery service aided by a smartphone app.
Posted Nov. 29, 2014, 8:39 am
Providence Health & Services, Southern California, and Pacific Heart Institute, a Santa Monica-based cardiology practice, approved the formation of a strategic affiliation aimed at enhancing patient care.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 9:03 am
Business men and Santa Monica civic leaders gathered on Monday, Nov. 24 for the 5th Annual Stache Night to benefit The John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center.
Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:43 am
In line with Rotary’s motto “Service Above Self,” the passion and recognition of outstanding international health workers in regards to the Ebola outbreak was front and center at last Friday’s Rotary Club of Santa Monica gathering.
Posted Nov. 17, 2014, 9:35 am
The Crown Princess cruise ship departed the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro as scheduled Sunday after Federal health officers boarded to investigate a Norovirus outbreak that hit a small percentage of passengers returning from a month long cruise to the Pacific isles, a company spokeswoman said today.
Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 8:17 am
Electronic cigarettes will be banned in all non-smoking areas in Santa Monica beginning today, including the Santa Monica Pier, beaches and the Third Street Promenade.
Posted Nov. 8, 2014, 8:53 am
Santa Monica resident Mike Karpenko and renowned fitness trainer and Essentia Water hydration specialist, has launched his annual #EarnYourThanksgiving challenge.
Posted Nov. 8, 2014, 8:43 am
While the Ebola virus is capturing national and international headlines on a daily basis, another more common virus will kill thousands of people in the United States this year. That virus is influenza, more commonly called “the flu.”
Posted Nov. 5, 2014, 9:19 am
Proposition 46, a wide-ranging initiative that included raising the 1975 limit on pain and suffering damages in medical malpractice lawsuits, was defeated today.
Posted Nov. 4, 2014, 9:21 am
Proposition 46 on today's ballot would raise the limit on pain and suffering damages in medical malpractice lawsuits, require random drug and alcohol testing of doctors, and mandate health care practitioners consult the state prescription drug history database before prescribing certain controlled substances.
Posted Nov. 3, 2014, 9:00 am
Children's Hospital Los Angeles today announced receiving a $5.5 million gift to establish an interfaith center.
Posted Nov. 2, 2014, 9:15 am
In a development without precedent in the world of 12-step organizations, hundreds of recovering alcoholics and addicts from around the world who describe themselves as atheists or agnostics will gather in Santa Monica this week for the first ever We Agnostics and Freethinkers International Alcoholics Anonymous Convention (WAFT IAAC).
Posted Nov. 2, 2014, 9:08 am
With the first rain of the autumn flushing crud into storm drains, health officials have warned against touching water near storm runoff that flows into the ocean.
Posted Nov. 1, 2014, 9:34 am
Naam Yoga Los Angeles hosted its 3rd Anniversary Gala Celebration and Fundraiser “A Simple Gift!” on Friday, Oct. 24.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 8:56 am
A labor union trying to organize airport ramp and cargo workers announced it is partnering with Menzies Aviation to help the airline contractor improve health and safety conditions for its Los Angeles International Airport employees.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 8:44 am
A small group of unionized nurses gathered outside Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood on Wednesday saying they want more training and guidelines for handling potential Ebola patients.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:35 am
October is “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month” and an ideal time to dispel some myths about breast cancer while encouraging all women over 40 – and especially those 65 or older – to get annual mammograms.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:28 am
A Southland-based group launched a statewide campaign on Tuesday urging federal officials to end a lifetime ban on blood donations from men who had sex with other men.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 7:51 am
Do you know what a Pocket Rocket is? A Rabbit? A LELO? I do now. The other day, I went with a friend to an adult toy store. An adult toy store – I am whispering now. Just writing this story I’m turning red.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:53 am
Naam Yoga Los Angeles will host its third anniversary gala celebration and fundraiser “A Simple Gift!” tonight, Oct. 24 to benefit their 501(c)(3) and Giving Naam community outreach programs.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:27 am
A report released on Tuesday by Healthgrades, a national independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, recognized all six Providence Health & Services, Southern California, medical centers for excellent clinical outcomes.