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

Health

  • Latest

CHLA Dedicates New Helinet Aviation Helipad For The Purwin Family

The ceremony included a ribbon cutting in front of the new Sikorsky helicopter, the 323 Charlie Hotel, which will serve as the primary airship for Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

New York Mayor Mandates Measles Vaccine

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday, ordering all residents to be vaccinated to contain a measles outbreak concentrated in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

Mickey Fine Pharmacy Expands Into Century City

The community is mourning the passing of Samuel Louis Milton Kolko, who died at 24 years of age on Feb. 21.

Shopping Event At Barneys To Benefit Women, Children And Elderly In Israel

The Harmonist, a luxury fragrance brand based on the ancient principle that balance binds the universe, earth and humanity together, will donate 25 percent of sales to the Women International Zionist Organization.

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.

Canada Pulls Diplomats From Cuba Over Mysterious Illness

Canada announced Monday it was sending home the families of its diplomats in Cuba, after a year-long investigation into a mysterious illness afflicting Canadian and US officials failed to reveal a cause. 

It’s Was A ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Third Annual Dog Therapy Appreciation Day celebrated a program has an average of five dogs per day on Children's Hospital Los Angeles' campus, nearly 1,200 personalized one-on-one patient visits each month, and 73,000 interactions with patients, family members, visitors and staff annually.

Beverly Hills News – #BHHealthyCity Continues to Walk, Visiting Jo Malone and Crescent Mini Park

Last week, #BHHealthyCity walk participants enjoyed delicious gluten-free, flourless treats from Sprinkles Cupcakes and worked off those calories with a walk to Will Rogers Memorial Park on Sunset, where Beverly Hills historian Phil Savenick spoke about Will Rogers, the city’s first Honorary Mayor, and shared the history of the park grounds.

Beverly Hills News – Walk On with “BHHealthyCity Walk” Monday

While Lili Bosse’s tenure as Mayor may have come to an end, the weekly walks she hosted as part of her #BHHEALTHYCITY initiative live on as the #BHHEALTHYCITY Walk.

Former Boss of Larry Nassar Charged with Sexual Misconduct and Neglect of Duty

The former boss of serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar is now facing sexual misconduct charges himself along with accusations of "neglect of duty" for failing to adequately supervise the ex-Michigan State University (MSU) doctor.

Beverly Hills News – Saving One Dog, One Cat at a Time; Walk for the Animals with the Mayor

Animals in need - that is the theme of this week's Walk with the Mayor, as Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse will be visiting two great destinations where cats and dogs are center-stage - our beloved Amanda Foundation and Pet Food Express!

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Launches Third Annual Make March Matter Fundraising Campaign

Southern California businesses will rally individuals to raise $1 million this month to support CHLA's pediatric care and research.

Health Happenings—Providence Saint John’s Forum Addresses Issue Confronting An Aging Population

Autfest Film Festival aims to advance the well-being of all with an autism diagnosis, and educate about autism and the need to fully respect and value each person with autism,

Beverly Hills News – Coffee and Croissants Anyone? Walk with the Mayor Monday

The sun-drenched, rain-washed streets of the City of Beverly Hills join with Mayor Lili Bosse Monday to invite the community to Walk with the Mayor to visit some outstanding culinary treasures just in time for a healthy breakfast - Israeli-style - and some of the smoothest coffee in town. This week, Walk with the Mayor will visit Aharon Coffee and Tarte Tatin Bakery & Cafe.

Cedars-Sinai Surgeon Uses Modern Technology To Solve Prehistoric Mystery Of Saber-Toothed Cats

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Robert Klapper spends his days repairing worn-out hip joints. But examining the hip joint of an animal extinct for more than 12,000 years presented an entirely new challenge—and shed light on a long-running debate within paleontology about saber-toothed cats.
Sign up for Breaking News & Alerts