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Beverly Hills to Host Three Panels from AIDS Memorial Quilt

In honor of World AIDS Day, The Advocate, with the generous support from Michael J. Libow and in conjunction with The NAMES Project Foundation, is bringing three installation panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt to Los Angeles for display at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and The Beverly Hills Public Library. The panels will be on display at these venues from November 28 - December 4. The AIDS Memorial Quilt was originally sewn together by friends, lovers and family members as a memorial to those who had died of AIDS. Read More

Billionaire Carl Ichan Purchases 20 Percent Of Los Angeles-Based Herbalife

Carl-Icahn Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 – 4:20 PM Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has purchased additional shares of Herbalife Ltd., the Los Angeles-based nutritional-products company announced today. Icahn — Herbalife’s biggest shareholder and longtime defender — bought another 2.3 million shares, bringing his stake to more than 19.3 million shares, or 20.8 percent of the company, […] Read More

Health Happenings—Marilu Henner To Address Cancer Convention, And More…

Marilu Henner will discuss her new book at the 44th Annual Cancer Convention. The Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services' Alive & Running 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention on Sunday, Sept. 25 remembers loved ones and celebrates life while raising money and awareness for the Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center. The “MG Walk for a World Without Myasthenia Gravis” on Saturday, Nov. 19 supports research and those with the chronic autoimmune disease. Read More

Hollywood Foreign Press Association Helps CHLA Heal Patients Through The Arts

"Dancing With The Stars" professional ballroom dancer Val Chmerkovskiy takes part in a dance movement therapy session at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with patient Josalin Escorcia, 6. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) is continuing its support for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with its second $25,000 grant to drive collaboration between the entertainment community and the hospital’s Mark Taper-Johnny Mercer Artists Program. Led by  arts therapists and partners in the community, program uses music, dance, drama and other arts to address the physical and emotional challenges faced by hospitalized infants, children, teens and young adults. Read More