Serving Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Holmby, Century City, Trousdale, Brentwood, Westwood

Health

  • Latest

HEALTHY AGING IN BEVERLY HILLS

HEALTHY AGING IN BEVERLY HILLS — Mayor Julian Gold, a physician with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, attended the Senior Health Fair last week at Roxbury Park Community Center. Seniors were able to network with dozens of healthcare professionals and caregivers. Pictured, from left: Carol Marks, Mayor Gold and Health and Safety Commissioner Lisa Kay Schwartz. Marks may look familiar to hundreds of residents – she taught kindergarten at Hawthorne Elementary for 30 years. She and her husband have resided in Beverly Hills for 64 years. Among her students were Schwartz’s two children and Rebecca Gold, the mayor’s daughter.

Sentencing Postponed for Former Westside VA Contracts Administrator

A sentencing hearing was postponed Monday for a former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs contracts administrator who pleaded guilty to tax fraud and lying to investigators about his part in a bribery scheme at the VA's Westside medical center campus.

Heat Wave Wreaks Havoc on Power Supply

  Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison crews worked Monday to restore power to tens of thousands of customers blacked out over the weekend as the Southand's first summer heat wave of 2018 wreaked havoc with power supplies.

UK Nerve Agent Attack: What we Know so Far

The exposure of an apparently random British couple to the same nerve agent used against former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, in the same part of southwest England, has sent officials scrambling to discover the source of the contamination.

Rabid Bat Found in Anaheim Prompts Public Warning

A rabid bat was found last week in Anaheim, prompting Orange County Health Care Agency officials to warn the public and request that anyone who may have come in contact with it to call the agency.

Beverly Hills Among Cities to Receive Grant to Combat Illegal Sales of Cigarettes to Minors

  California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Tuesday announced $37.5 million in state grant funding to combat the illegal sale of cigarettes and tobacco products to minors.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Heart Marks 25th Anniversary Of Heart Transplant Program

CHLA's Heart Institute comprises an integrated inpatient and outpatient suite of services that combines cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiothoracic transplant, cardiothoracic intensive care and cardiovascular acute care. CHLA experts treat  heart conditions and congenital defects from patients still in utero all the way to adulthood.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Joins National Consortium To Study Use Of Stem Cells In Treating Rare Cardiac Defect

The multi-center collaboration is dedicated to employing innovative therapies to improve outcomes for children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), a congenital heart defect in which the left ventricle is severely underdeveloped.

Beverly Hills News – Walk with the Mayor Joined by NFL Great Terrell Owens to Celebrate Kindness

A special Walk with the Mayor Lili Bosse Monday will kick off Celebrate Kindness Week by helping to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, offering BHUSD students Community Service credit for participating, and as a special bonus, joining this walk is NFL Hall of Fame Wide Receiver Terrell Owens!

Beverly Hills News – Join Walk with the Mayor to Heritage Auctions and Spa on Rodeo

Monday morning, start the week with Mayor Lili Bosse for a truly #BHHealthyCity week! The mayor will be visiting The Spa on Rodeo and Heritage Auctions, and you can bet this will be fun!

Beverly Hills News – Walk with the Mayor Returns for 2018

She's back! Mayor Lili Bosse returns with her nationally-acclaimed Walk with the Mayor Monday at 8:30 a.m. on the Crescent Drive side of City Hall for a visit to O'Gara's newly acquired McLaren Auto store and Gelato-Go! If you are one of those whose New Year's resolutions include a little more exercise, than this is the way to do it! You will be so glad you did!

In Midst Of Fighting Wildfires, Vernon Fire Department Finds Time To Donate Blood For CHLA Patients

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles blood inventory is significantly lower than optimal numbers because of a drop in donations around the holidays.  The hospitals goal is to attract 45 donors each day during the two holiday weeks to replenish its blood and platelet supply.

Holiday Loneliness Can Be Harmful To Seniors Health, Say Cedars-Sinai Geriatricians

Seniors should take advantage of community classes and explore hobbies, say Cedars-Sinai experts. In January, the center will offer free exercise and health-management classes.

Beverly Hills News – Mayor’s Walk Is Last of 2017

Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse is taking her last Walk with the Mayor for 2017 on Monday and participants will be visiting Platinum Equity/Paradigm Talent Agency, 260LA Pop-Up and Cheryl Saban Designs.

Battling Cancer, US Senator John McCain Hospitalized

 US Senator John McCain, who is fighting an aggressive form of brain cancer, was in a military hospital Wednesday to treat "normal side effects" of his therapy, his office said.

Health Happenings—Childhelp’s ‘Wonderland 2017’ To Benefit Abused, Neglected Children

NAMI "Family-to-Family" sessions help family members, partners, friends and significant others of adults with mental illness understand their loved one. Volunteers sought to knit or crochet red caps for newborns to raise awareness of heart diseases, congenital heart defects.
Sign up for Breaking News & Alerts