Dr. Jason Levine / The Source - KFWB
Smoking cessation expert, Dr. Jason Levine was invited to come on to KFWB Radio's morning drive time show with Phil Hulett and Penny Griego to discuss the potential banning of e-cigarettes in public places by the City of Los Angeles. The concerns for people inhaling vaped nicotine are discussed, as are the trends of very young people vaping e-cigarettes when they didn't smoke cigarettes prior. This is a must listen interview for anyone who is considering e-cigarettes as wall as for parents concerned for their young children. Dr. Levine uses the "gold standard" in smoking cessation treatments in his practice.
Dr. Jason Levine is the Executive Director of The Source for Health & Wellness Treatment Center located in W-LA, a premier smoking cessation treatment center.
Melanie Mills - Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The flawless looks about to be unveiled on the Oscars red carpet have been months in the making and require an army of experts.
With perhaps the highest concentration of cameras anywhere in the world that night, plus millions of viewers keenly critiquing every outfit, Oscar's red carpet is the ultimate runway, where designers and their muses are discovered and celebrated. Hair and makeup trends are established. New style-setting stars are crowned. And sartorial scorn is heaped upon those who make even the slightest misstep.
All that perfection takes a lot of preparation. Here's a look at the standard steps and secret tricks that stars employ to get red carpet ready:
Dr. Constantino Mendieta - America Now
This is a warning about cut rate beauty procedures called "pumping." It's a dangerous way to try to get those sexy curves made so famous by celebs like Kim Kardashian and J-Lo.
The Source - Womans Day
Overeating and skipping the gym aren’t the only ways to derail your weight-loss efforts: Simply telling yourself certain things could program your brain for failure. “When we consciously make negative statements about our abilities, it gets embedded in the subconscious, which can then control our behavior,” says Anandhi Narasimhan, MD, a Los Angeles–based psychiatrist. What’s even trickier: Some sabotaging self-talk doesn’t sound that harmful! Steer clear of the following common statements to get back on the right mental track.
1. “I always...” and “I never...”All-or-nothing statements, like “I always choose the unhealthiest meal at restaurants” and “I never work out as hard as I should,” cause you to do that exact behavior, says Dr. Narasimhan. You feel you can’t help yourself, so these become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Dr. Narasimhan suggests instead vowing to “get better every day at achieving my healthy diet and exercise goals.”