Key Steps to A Healthy, Happy Liver

  By Barbara Bishop Last week, I had my gallbladder removed.  My doctors discovered that it was inflamed, and contained many gallstones.   One of the gallstones...

Possible Measles Exposure in Santa Monica

One case of confirmed measles in Santa Monica from August 8-10. By Sam Catanzaro  The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed one...

Watermelon’s Health Benefits: Who Knew?

Ah, the fruits of summer. Peaches, nectarines, cherries, watermelon.  I have such fond memories of them as a kid.  My brother and I would...

Free Sunscreen Coming to Beach Near You

50 dispensers slated for city beaches, including in Santa Monica. By Sam Catanzaro Nothing ruins a nice day at the beach more than forgetting...

CBD by the Sea

Venice Circle has something for everybody. Summer fun in Venice can mean sore muscles and joints from all that beach volleyball, surfing and paddle...

Hot Flash: Bloating – What is the Cause?

Some days I wake up feeling much thinner than the day before. My stomach is a little flatter, and I can fit nicely into...

Free Sunscreen at the Pier!

With a heatwave beckoning, BrightGuard is collaborating with UCLA Health and nonprofit sponsor and donor IMPACT Melanoma, and installing 50 sunscreen dispensers on Santa Monica...

Tips to Protect From West Nile Virus

According to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) the first confirmed illnesses in California due to West Nile virus (WNV) were reported last...

Heat Tips to Help

Angeline Ong-Su, MD, Kaiser Permanente is offering some great heat tips to get through the heat wave.. Heat Stroke versus Heat Exhaustion Temperatures are heating up...

Kids Suffering Grief Get to Go to Camp for Free

For many kids, the loss of a loved one can have a devastating effect on their young lives. Our House Grief Support Center is hoping...