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 Health    September 22, 2016 

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...

 
 Health    September 22, 2016 

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...

 
 Health    September 22, 2016 

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...

 
 Health    September 15, 2016

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...

 
 Health    September 1, 2016

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...

 
 Health    August 18, 2016

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...

 
 Health    August 11, 2016

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...

 
 Health    July 14, 2016

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...

 
 Health    June 16, 2016

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...

 
 Health    April 14, 2016

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...

 
 Health    April 4, 2016

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...

 
 Health    February 25, 2016

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...

 
 Health    January 14, 2016

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...

 
 Health    December 31, 2015

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...

 
 Health    December 10, 2015

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...

 
 Health    September 10, 2015

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...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    Health    September 6, 2015

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...

 
 Health    April 30, 2015

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...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    Health    March 26, 2015

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...

 
 Health    February 26, 2015

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...

 
 Health    January 29, 2015

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...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    Health    November 13, 2014

'Shake the Handshake,' Urges Kaiser

We're entering that time of year when holiday greetings are, unfortunately, often interspersed with a hearty "Achoo!" Leave it to Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center ("Kaiser") to come...

 
 Health    October 16, 2014

Culver City Walk With a Doc

Saturday, October 18 at 8:40 am at Vets Park (Culver and Overland) near the picnic shelter and tennis courts pediatrician Sarah Carpenter, M.D. will focus on Vitamins from A-D and K. Where we get them, how they each help our bodies, how some people...

 
 Health    September 25, 2014

Bidding For Good Helps Youth Health Center

Here is a way for all of us to obtain some great bargains and help the Friends of the Culver City Youth Health Center in their fundraising efforts for this year. Bidding For Good is an online auction site where nonprofit groups can run auctions to...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    Health    August 14, 2014

Kudos to Kaiser for Environmental Excellence

Sandra Coopersmith It should come as no surprise that Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center ("Kaiser"), which serves many in Culver City and surrounding communities, continues to garner...

 

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