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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

Nancy Lee Joins CHLA As New VP, To Oversee Clinical Services, Operations

Nancy Lee In her new role at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Lee will oversee all clinical services and operations including inpatient and outpatient nursing, clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology, pharmacy, radiology, rehabilitation services, occupational, physical and speech therapy, audiology, respiratory therapy, social work, spiritual care services, language and cultural services, nutrition, clinical education and professional development, patient and family education and diversity services.   Read More