Admin August 2, 2018

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Those attending the weekly farmer’s market in Manhattan Beach had a chance to give back. The Red Cross Bloodmobile was among the more than 50 vendors at the popular market. The American Red Cross says its blood supply gets dangerously low in the winter and summer months. The Red Cross is […]

Admin August 2, 2018

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (KABC) — When you step inside St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, patient care comes with a human touch. On a weekly basis, the Beauty Bus Foundation and its volunteers visit St. John’s, offering beauty and grooming services free of charge. Services include haircuts, manicures, pedicures and facials. “When people experience […]

Admin August 2, 2018

It took years of therapy and self-discovery for author Petra Kolber to overcome panic attacks and the anxiety of not measuring up, but her new book offers solutions. Titled “Perfection Detox,” the book explains how to lower self-imposed stress and anxiety. Her concept is an easy one, but often difficult for many to execute. “We […]

Admin August 2, 2018

A Chipotle restaurant in Ohio has reopened as officials investigate reports of illnesses linked to the location. The Delaware General Health District says it can’t confirm anything until lab tests are back. But Traci Whittaker, a spokeswoman for the health district says it has received dozens of calls from people reporting illnesses since Sunday, with […]

Admin August 2, 2018

A mom in Florida said she’s grateful for her son’s life after he ate a snack at the mall and then wound up in the hospital. Racheal McKenny was at The Avenues Mall in Jacksonville, Florida with her kids last week when they asked to try a dessert called “dragon’s breath.” The popular confection is […]

Admin August 2, 2018

Running is a great workout. But for every 100 hours of running, the average runner will sustain at least one injury. There are ways to minimize future injuries; in fact, experts say the key to a strong workout is a strong recovery afterwards. Thirteen-year-old Braxton Bokos is a great, all-around athlete. “I competitively swim all […]

Admin August 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center developed a Healthy Habits program that offers free workouts to the community at some Los Angeles parks this summer. It was already warm at 8:30 a.m., but a group at Westside Neighborhood Park was heating things up with a high-intensity interval workout, compliments of Cedar-Sinai. “We’re just out […]

Admin August 2, 2018

By Sy Mukherjee August 1, 2018 Good afternoon and happy hump day, readers. This is Sy. The Trump administration is taking yet another step that could wind up further undermining individual health insurance plans available in Obamacare’s marketplaces—this time, by green lighting the availability of so-called “short-term” health coverage that doesn’t have to comply with […]

Admin August 2, 2018

The market for health care stocks in China, touted by numerous industry watchers as a red-hot sector just a few months ago, is in the midst of a major sell-off. The motivating factor? A widespread vaccine scandal that’s swept across the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people and catalyzed doubt and recriminations about the country’s […]

Admin August 2, 2018

Short-term health plans with a history of consumer complaints will get a larger role in the U.S. insurance market under a Trump administration plan to expand alternatives to Obamacare. The temporary plans, which were originally intended for people between jobs, are allowed to offer coverage that’s far skimpier than what the Affordable Care Act requires. […]