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March 27, 2019

The Best Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Posted by Dr. Jonathan Eskenazi

Everyone knows just how necessary it is to maintain our physical bodies, but taking care of our brain is equally as important.

So, what are the best ways to keep your brain healthy? Is it solving crossword puzzles or taking a lot vitamins and nutritional supplements? Following a healthy diet or doing regular exercise?

We found that the truth is there is no magic pill to keep your

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March 20, 2019

KAWA Volunteers Sew Clothes for Newborns at CHA HPMC

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

It’s a little past 10 a.m. on a Tuesday and nine senior women from the Korean American Women’s Association (KAWA) sewing club have gathered at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC). Dressed in blue coats and wearing kind smiles, the women are set to do what they love—sew clothes for newborn babies of low-income families born at our hospital.

For over 30 years, KAWA has positively impacted the

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March 14, 2019

Are Green Bagels On St. Patrick’s Day Healthy?

Posted by Liz Trondsen

While the most popular way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day is by wearing something green, some people get extra festive by eating something green too. From beer, to milkshakes, donuts and even bagels, there’s no mistaking that green food is abundant around March 17th. But, what actually makes that food green? And, is it healthy? We asked the experts and got a golden answer.

What Are Food Dyes?

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March 7, 2019

Common Flu Myths

Posted by Dr. Eugene Park

Flu is very common during winter, and if you suffered from the flu recently, you know how sick you can be. Chances are that some of the advice or an article you read about the flu was wrong. It is important to understand the common myths about the flu, and habits to keep you healthy.

1. Myth: The flu isn’t dangerous

While most people who catch the flu

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February 25, 2019

New Eye Center Looks to End Vision Loss and Blindness

Posted by Dr. Rohit Varma

We continue to be excited about our collaboration with Dr. Rohit Varma, who recently joined us to form a new Southern California Eyecare and Vision Research Institute (SCEVRI) to provide specialized and comprehensive eye care to the diverse communities in Southern California, and to conduct world class research in collaboration with CHA Health Systems’s leading edge stem cell research platform.

An accomplished physician-scientist, Dr. Varma is recognized worldwide

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