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Hundreds Walk in the Vines for autism awareness

Hundreds of people walk for autism awareness during the annual Walk in the Vines event presented by Our Nicholas Foundation at Leoness Cellars Winery, April 13.... — Updated 4/19/2019

 By James Ponder    Lifestyles 

Plant-based diets are linked to lower obesity, BMI among Hispanic Adventists

Plant-based diets are associated with lower body mass index among Hispanic members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, according to a new study. The results of the study, publish... — Updated 4/19/2019


Board greenlights budget for agency overseeing caregivers

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, April 9, approved a $5.74 million budget for the county agency that manages government-paid caregivers who serve low-income seniors and families with medical needs. The county’s... — Updated 4/19/2019


Don't let the romance disappear

Yes, Valentine’s Day was a number of weeks ago. Maybe it was a great day or maybe it was just another day of the month, but however it happened is history. What really matters now is how your romantic relationship is doing... — Updated 4/19/2019


Donate blood in April

TEMECULA – San Diego Blood Bank is sponsoring three local blood drives in April. Dream Tan is hosting a mobile blood drive Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in their parking lot at 40525 California Oaks Road in... — Updated 4/19/2019


Yes, seniors can age gracefully

As people age, things change. Some of those changes are obvious in the mirror, while others become evident when a flight of stairs leaves them out of breath or when seniors can’t remember the name of that cousin in Omaha.... — Updated 4/19/2019


Exercise and aging: How to work out safely after 50

TEMECULA – In an ideal world, people young and old exercise each day. But as men and women age, finding time to work out is not so easy. Commitments to work and family often take... — Updated 4/19/2019


Don't let your Social Security check go on vacation

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Most people on Social Security need that check every month to buy groceries and to keep a roof over their heads, but believe it or not, for a fortunate few... — Updated 4/19/2019


Eating small amounts of red and processed meats is associated with increased risk of death, according to study

LOMA LINDA – A new study out of Loma Linda University Health suggests that eating red and processed meats – even in small amounts – may increase the risk of death from all causes, especially cardiovascular disease. Saeed Ma... — Updated 4/18/2019


RUHS-Public Health honors five 'Community Champions' for their service to Riverside County residents

RIVERSIDE – Each year, Riverside University Health System – Public Health honors five individuals or partner organizations with its Public Health Champion awards. This year they chose Riverside Food System Alliance, Vonya... — Updated 4/12/2019


Learn to let your children make mistakes

What parent doesn't want to protect their children, to see them safe, healthy and happy? Such concerns are part of their DNA, inherited from their ancestors and their dangerous world. While today’s children don’t need... — Updated 4/12/2019


Getting a second opinion after a cancer diagnosis

When someone has just learned they have cancer, it can be overwhelming. Build a support system and saddle up because it is time to learn everything about the diagnosis, prognosis... — Updated 4/12/2019


San Diego Blood Bank sponsors three local blood drives

LAKE ELSINORE – San Diego Blood Bank is partnering with two schools and a shopping center to host mobile blood drives in April. Temescal Canyon High School is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the San Diego Blood Bank... — Updated 4/6/2019


Hospice of the Valleys to host 'Five Wishes' workshops

MURRIETA – Hospice of the Valleys will be hosting free workshops throughout the year on how to complete the Five Wishes living will form. Each guest will be given one free copy of Five Wishes to take home. Five Wishes is written... — Updated 4/6/2019


Be aware of undiscussed but serious side effects of sleep apnea

SAINT CHARLES, Ill. – It’s estimated that 22 million Americans have sleep apnea, and that 80 percent of moderate to severe cases are undiagnosed. Also known as obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, the condition affects between 5 a... — Updated 4/6/2019


Understanding a cancer diagnosis

Dr. Pratibha Binder Special to Valley News A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing experience. Everything changes in that single moment that a patient hears, "You have cancer." To... — Updated 4/6/2019


Temecula Valley Hospital welcomes Synergy cardiothoracic surgery group

TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital and Synergy CT Surgery Partnership have collaborated to bring the skills and expertise of some of the region's leading cardiothoracic surgeons... — Updated 4/6/2019


The cancer threat lurking in homes

The Truth About Cancer Special to Valley News Chemical companies promised the world that they would change the way people lived through science. Today, plastics are in everything... — Updated 4/6/2019


Loma Linda University Health receives $430,000 federal grant to study potential treatment for inflammatory bowel disease

LOMA LINDA – Loma Linda University Health has received a more than $430,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of... — Updated 4/5/2019


NCL Temecula Valley Chapter and Murrieta-Temecula Chapter walk together for Women's Heart Health Awareness

TEMECULA – The Temecula Valley Chapter of National Charity League Inc. in conjunction with the Murrieta-Temecula Chapter, recently participated in the Love Your Heart Walk to... — Updated 3/28/2019


Local exhibitors to be featured at National Children of Incarcerated Parents Conference

PHOENIX – Dr. Mona Davies, director of Community Outreach Ministry, and her husband Bob will have an exhibit at the four-day National Children of Incarcerated Parents Conference April 14-17 at the Renaissance Downtown Phoenix... — Updated 3/28/2019


Recognizing depression in seniors

Everyone feels sad at times. Numerous things in life can leave people feeling blue. For most people, this feeling is usually a passing emotion that diminishes with time but for some people this sadness can be severe, long-lasting... — Updated 3/28/2019


Thinking about health

Association health insurance is back. Perhaps residents remember those policies that were offered as a member of a local business or social group or trade association. The policies were usually marketed as “affordable” ... — Updated 3/28/2019


Temecula Valley Hospital earns 5 Star Medicare Hospital Compare rating 

TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital has earned a 5 Star Medicare Hospital Compare Rating, the highest rating from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for quality. Out of 4,573 hospitals, Temecula Valley Hospital’s... — Updated 3/28/2019


The Center For Life Change receives behavioral health care accreditation from The Joint Commission

TEMECULA – The Center for Life Change announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The... — Updated 3/21/2019


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