Category Archives: Health

Optimist Speaker Recommends AtheroSCAN For People to Predict and Stop Heart Attacks

“Seventy-five percent of strokes are a first-ever event and happen with no warning,” cardiologist Dr. Richard Taw warned Palisades Optimist Club members on November 12. “They are 95 percent preventable.” Taw also warned that although people are routinely screened for … Continue reading

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After a Soccer Career, Defensive Ace Trevor Morley Looks to Help Young Players Learn Key Mechanics

As a senior at Cal State Northridge, a Division I soccer school, San Diego-born Trevor Morley was named the Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Year. He earned first team All-Conference honors in 2013, 2014 and 2015. As a defender, Morley … Continue reading

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Visiting Expert Says Seven to Nine Hours of Sleep Every Night Is Essential for Adults,

“About one-third of our lives are spent sleeping,” said Dr. Cathy Alessi at a Palisades Alliance for Seniors talk on Monday at the Palisades Library community room. The sleep expert quoted renowned sleep researcher Allan Rechtschaffen, who said: “If sleep doesn’t … Continue reading

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Importance of Taking Care of One’s Feet Part 2: Bunions, Athlete’s Foot and Prevention

Dr. Arash Hassid, director of the SoCal Foot and Ankle Center, was guest speaker at the Palisades Alliance for Seniors meeting on Monday at the library. Part 1 ran on September 27 and covered toenail fungus, plantar warts and corns. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Taking Care of One’s Feet, Part 1

  Dr. Arash Hassid, director of the SoCal Foot and Ankle Center, addressed the importance of keeping your feet healthy during his talk, “Foot and Ankle Ailments,” at the Palisades Library community room on Monday. TOENAIL FUNGUS “A fungal toenail … Continue reading

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TRX Yoga and TRX Training Classes Offered at the Palisades-Malibu YMCA

If a person is tired of his/her general daily exercise, the Palisades-Malibu YMCA is now offering TRX Yoga and TRX Conditioning, classes which specialize in individual instruction in a small class. Using straps attached to the ceiling, yoga exercisers are … Continue reading

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Be Rosy Nails and Face Replaces Lilese Skincare

On Via de la Paz, Offering a Variety of Services A different kind of beauty space, Be Rosy Nails and Face, opened at 86l Via de la Paz on September 16, replacing Lilese Skincare. Owner Catherine “Cat” Dambrosia, who worked as the head … Continue reading

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‘Your Foot Bone Connected to Your Heel Bone’

Will Be the Theme at Seniors Meeting Monday The 1928 spiritual song “Dem Bones” will not be the topic of discussion at the Palisades Alliance for Seniors Alliance program at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 23, in the Palisades Library … Continue reading

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Celebrate Autumn with Fall Prevention Techniques

A Free Class Will Be Held on Friday at Woman’s Club         A workshop on preventing falls will be hosted by Alison Burmeister from 10 to 11:15 a.m. on Friday, September 20, at the Pacific Palisades Woman’s Club, 901 Haverford … Continue reading

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Lack of Assistance for the Mentally Ill

Leaves Homeless and Violent People on Streets Mother Jones reported in May/June 2018 “Schizophrenic. Killer. My Cousin. It’s insanity to kill your father with a kitchen knife. It’s also insanity to close hospitals, fire therapists and leave families to face … Continue reading

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