Category Archives: Health

STOP Leaving Bags of Food by the Library

There appears to be a misguided person who is leaving bags of food by the Palisades Library. At the beginning of October, this editor picked up a Trader Joe’s paper bag left on the bench in front of the Palisades … Continue reading

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Me-Treat Offered to Select Women

A Me-Treat is being offered Alison Burmeister of Balanced Beauty and Kathy Katims of Saved by a Story, as a way to destress, to connect and to create on Sunday, October 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Temescal … Continue reading

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Pot Can Affect Developing Youth Brains: Not Safe for Expectant Moms

Although pot is now legal in California for recreational use, it does not mean it is safe for teen or for pregnant woman. Most women are aware that drinking alcohol during pregnancy can result in fetal alcohol syndrome, which causes … Continue reading

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Opportunity to Help “Beat” Cancer at Pink Party

During Covid, diagnoses for six major cancer types dropped by nearly 50 percent and about 43 percent of current patients missed routine appointments. In 2022, more than 600,000 Americans died of cancer. Statistics are grim, but the American Cancer Society’s … Continue reading

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Your Blood Is Desperately Needed!

Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood. And it could be you or a member of your family. There are two opportunities to give blood in the next few weeks in Pacific Palisades. The requirements to give … Continue reading

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Health Fair this Saturday Sponsored by PALIBU and the YMCA

A Community Health and Wellness Fair will be held Saturday, August 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Simon Meadow, 15551 Sunset Boulevard. This free fair is co-hosted by the Malibu Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce and the Palisades-Malibu … Continue reading

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Hands Only CPR Session Offered at the Library

The LA County Department of Public Health is coming once a month, through December, to provide a Hands-Only CPR training. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating. Immediate CPR can double or triple … Continue reading

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Programs and Events of Interest: Mentoring, Painting and Happy Hour

Mentoring and Befriending In March, CTN printed an emotional story about the bonding between Palisades High School students and local residents, 60+ (click here.) Sages and Seekers pairs a high school teen with a senior citizen. They listen and share … Continue reading

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Supervisor Horvath Addresses Harm Reduction and the $15 Million Returned

At the Democratic Club “garden party” fundraiser at a private residence in the Riviera section of the Pacific Palisades on August 6, each of the five public officials in attendance made brief remarks, before taking questions from the audience. L.A. … Continue reading

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Hornish Volunteers with Music Mends Minds 

  By ALISON BURMEISTER In Tennessee William’s play “The Glass Menagerie, the son says “The play is memory. Being a memory play, it is dimly lighted, it is sentimental, it is not realistic. In memory everything seems to happen to … Continue reading

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