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Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center Recognized as ‘Best Hospital’ in Maternity Care  
December 15, 2022
Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a high-performing “Best Hospital” in maternity care for 2022-23, thanks to the delivery of high-quality services to expectant mothers.  ... read more »
Great American Smokeout Takes Place Nov. 17 and It’s Never Too Late to Stop
November 17, 2022
With the Great American Smokeout taking place Nov. 17, it’s important to understand that smoking can have a severe and detrimental effect on one’s health, including being the primary cause of lung cancer, a potentially deadly disease. ... read more »
Understanding Stress and Coping Mechanisms for Good Mental Health
November 10, 2022
With many families struggling to make ends meet due to higher food prices, the cost of gasoline and an uncertain job market, people are feeling overburdened and stressed, not knowing what the future may hold.  ... read more »
Taste of Soul Is Back – Live and In-Person!! 
October 13, 2022
South L.A.’s premiere outdoor event returns  - live and in-person -with the 17th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., along Crenshaw Blvd., from Obama Blvd. to Stocker Ave.   ... read more »
The Hidden Genius Project Prepares Black Male Youth for Work of the Future
September 23, 2022
The organization is celebrating #10YearsofGenius with a showcase of 21st century technical projects. ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente Honors Gavin-Headen and Caivano as ‘Family Physicians of the Year’
September 15, 2022
Kaiser Permanente honored Dr. Vanessa Gavin-Headen and Dr. Resa R. Caivano with its 2022 “Family Physician of the Year” award in their service areas for their commitment and dedication to their profession and for providing excellent care and service to their patients. ... read more »
Nurse in Deadly LA Crash Facing Six Murder Charges 
August 11, 2022
A nurse from Houston accused of running a red light and speeding into a Windsor Hills intersection -- sparking a fiery chain-reaction crash that killed six people, including a pregnant mother, her infant son and unborn baby -- remains held without bail after being charged with six counts of murder.  ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Aammarah Gage
May 26, 2022
Crenshaw junior Aammarah Gage is the captain of the Cougars’ track and field team. As she strives to improve her sprinting and hurdling, she learned how to manage the different personalities on the team so they can better themselves. ... read more »
West L.A. Kaiser Serves as a Drop-Off Location for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
April 27, 2022
Kaiser Permanente Southern California facilities, in partnership with local law enforcement agencies, are encouraging community members to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ... read more »
How to Avoid New Year’s Resolution Disappointment
January 6, 2022
As millions of Americans take part in the annual tradition of making New Year’s resolutions, many will be setting unrealistic goals that are hard to attain and will set them up for disappointment. ... read more »
Anxiety and Depression During This Holiday Season are More Common Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
December 16, 2021
Taking Care of Your Mental Health is Critically Important ... read more »
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Spotlight This Veterans Day
November 12, 2021
“For those veterans who are struggling with PTSD, they are often affected in many different ways,” said Dr. Luis Sandoval, a psychiatrist with Kaiser Permanente Southern California. “They all have one thing in common, however. They often experience significant challenges when it comes to handling daily activities such as work, going to school or having healthy relationships with their spouse, children, friends and loved ones. That can often lead to shame, anxiety, social withdrawal, sleep disorders, or even suicide.” ... read more »
Small Businesses Hard-Hit by the Pandemic in South L.A. Receive Much Needed Assistance
October 14, 2021
Cary Jordan Jr. has experienced first-hand how the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on small businesses. ... read more »
Taste of Soul to Bring A ‘Day of Service & Soul’ to the Community
October 14, 2021
The drive-thru only event to give away free groceries, PPE supplies, and more ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente faces strike votes in California, Oregon
October 12, 2021
More than 24,000 nurses and other health care workers at Kaiser Permanente in California and Oregon have overwhelmingly authorized a strike, threatening to walk out over pay and working conditions strained by the coronavirus pandemic. Kaiser, one of the nation’s largest health care providers, has proposed a two-tiered wage and benefits system that would give newer employees lower pay and fewer health protections. The unions want Kaiser to abandon that plan. They also want 4% raises for each of the next three years and a commitment to hire more nurses to relieve staffing shortages. Kaiser has offered 1% a year, with additional lump sums, and says it must reduce labor costs to remain competitive. ... read more »

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