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Florida Considers Statewide Ban On Fracking

Before President Obama left office he signed the 21st Century Cures Act to study Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and spur new disease treatments. The measure would provide nearly $4.8 billion over the...

 

Therapeutic Yoga at Senior Center

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is bringing “RxRelax Seated Therapeutic Yoga” to the Los Angeles area. In conjunction with the Culver City Senior Center and UCLA Longevity Center, this free seminar is part of a national tour with experts...

 

Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Partners With Local Law Enforcement

Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center, in partnership with local law enforcement agencies, encourages community members to participate in the 12th “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day” event on Saturday, October 22 from 10 a.m....

 

Deaf Learn to Communicate

Imagine being born with a hearing loss, but not having it diagnosed for eight years. Comedian Kathy Buckley knows that all too well when she was put in school for retardation for two years, before her parents realized she simply could not hear. As...

 

Alzheimers Community Forum Coming To Culver City

Our risk for memory loss increases as we age. What can we do now to keep our brains healthy? Are there foods that we can eat that will help our memory? What do we do if we see signs of memory loss? These questions and more will be answered at a free...

 

West LA's Premier Women's Cancer 5K Welcomes Culver City Author

Culver City kids will have a chance to meet their favorite local author, Tami Fitzkoff, at the 15TH Annual Kickin’ Cancer!® 5K Run / Walk / Stroll on October 2 at 11620 San Vicente Blvd. It’s the Lynne Cohen Foundation’s flagship event to end...

 

Kaiser Permanente West LA To Host Free Teen Pregnancy Prevention Seminar

KP West LA continues its commitment to educating teens and their parents about pregnancy consequences and prevention, birth control options, and sexually-transmitted diseases with its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Seminar on Oct. 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 1...

 

Walk With A Doc A drug-free approach to lowering high blood pressure

Walk With A Doc/Culver City, Saturday, September 17 at 8:45 a,m at Veterans Park, 41 17 Overland, near the tennis courts. Dr. Sarah Carpenter, Pediatrician and volunteer at the Sandy Segal Youth...

 

Medicare Open Enrollment Comes To Culver City

With the annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period (Oct. 15-Dec.7) right around the corner, many Los Angeles residents are looking for resources to learn about their health care coverage options. In its fifth year, National Medicare Education Week...

 

It's Walk With A Doc Saturday

Walk With A Doc/Culver City will occur Saturday, August 20 at 8:45 a,m. at Veterans Park, 4117 Overland, Culver City near the tennis courts. Jeffrey Penso will briefly discuss “The healing powers of venom.” and lead the group on a walk through...

 

Westside Family Health Center Will Host Two Free Health Fairs

Every year in August community health centers celebrate National Health Center Week – this year it is from Sunday, August 7 through Saturday, August 13 with the theme of "Innovators in Community...

 

Walk With A Doc This Saturday

Walk With A Doc/Culver City, arrives this Saturday, July 16 at 8:45 a.m. begins at Veterans' Memorial Park near the Tennis Courts. Sarah Carpenter, MD, will speak for a few moments on two favorite...

 

Walk With A Doc This Saturday

Walk With A Doc Culver City will be held this Saturday June 18 at 8:45 am at Veterans Park, 4117 Overland Avenue near the tennis courts. Dr. Jeffrey Penso will lead a walk after discussing The Paleo Diet which aims to bring back whole, real foods...

 

Free Acupuncture Treatments Are Offered

Pacific Coast Community Acupuncture will be celebrating spring by providing free acupuncture treatments for new and returning patients on April 30 from 8 a.m.to1 p.m. The clinic is located at 10812 1/2-A Washington Boulevard in Culver City. The new...

 

KP West LA Highlighted in Healthcare Equality Index 2016

Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil...

 

Westside Family Health Center Plans Fundraiser

Golden Globe winner Gina Rodriguez will host Westside Family Health Center’s “I HEART WFHC” Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 7 pm to 11 at the Bar And Garden Annex, 8558 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City. Ms. Rodriguez is a supporter of...

 

Reaching For Rainbows For Sandy Segal Youth Health Center

You too can help “Reach for Rainbows” at the annual fundraiser hosted by the Friends of the Sandy Segal Youth Health Center. The group’s major fundraiser is on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Culver City. The honorees...

 

Kaiser Permanente Dedicates 2016 Rose Parade Float

“Helping Mother Nature Thrive,” Kaiser Permanente’s 2016 Rose Parade® float, celebrates the work and dedication of those building healthier communities and helps promote the importance of taking everyday steps to protect and enrich the...

 

Walk With A Doc Returns

Walk With A Doc Culver City continues with its monthly health talk and walk with Dr. Jeffrey Penso at 8:45 a.m. Saturday December 19, Veterans Park near the Tennis Courts. Warm up and stretching with...

 

Drug Drop Offs Scheduled at Kaiser

Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center, in partnership with local law enforcement agencies, encourages community members to participate in the 10th “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day” on Saturday, September 26 from 10 a.m. to 2...

 

House of Fitness Helps Culver City Flex Its Muscles

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer If your exercise program consists of dragging your feet, sidestepping responsibility and pushing your luck, Culver City’s House of Fitness (“HOF”) at 4130...

 

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Raises More Than $450,000

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services moved a step closer to erasing the stigma of mental illness on Thursday, April 23 by honoring several passionate champions of mental health awareness and suicide prevention, including singer/songwriter Mary...

 

Transforming Grief Into Hope

By Sandra Coopersmith Features writer Some things, like the unwavering commitment of the American Cancer Society (ACS) to save lives and end cancer, never change. And some things do, such as this...

 

Eighty percent of heart disease and stroke preventable

To think of heart disease and stroke as America’s leading killers is alarming, until you factor in the good news: 80 percent of heart disease and stroke can be prevented. No matter where you are in life, it’s never too late to make better health...

 

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

The Glaucoma Institute of Beverly Hills announces that January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness in America. The Glaucoma Institute of Beverly Hills believes it is our duty to educate the public...

 

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