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New programs offered to prevent suicide

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – In California, suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-24 and every 0.65 or less than one young person per day is lost to the silent epidemic of youth suicide. September is Suicide Prevent... — Updated 9/13/2019


Riverside University Health System Public Health earns national accreditation

RIVERSIDE – Riverside University Health System Public Health has been awarded national accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board. “The designation affirms much of what we have always known at Public Health,” Kim... — Updated 9/13/2019


Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta recognized for excellence in wound care Hospital is awarded the RestorixHealth's Patient Satisfaction award

MURRIETA – Loma Linda University Medical Center Murrieta's Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center is a recipient of RestorixHealth's Patient Satisfaction Award. Recipients of... — Updated 9/13/2019 Full story

 By Kim Harris    Lifestyles 

#Mole Patrol set to hit the road, raise melanoma awareness, education

Menifee resident Eric Martin is a typical Southern California resident. He is married, has two sons and is a hard worker providing for his family. He also has stage 4 melanoma.... — Updated 9/13/2019 Full story


RivCo officials: Santa Ana River, natural water sources can present health concerns

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County health officials are advising residents to beware the potential health risks of swimming in or ingesting water from natural water sources such as rivers and lakes. The advisory comes in response to... — Updated 9/13/2019 Full story


School mornings don't have to be chaos

So what does the typical school morning look like in your house? Quiet conversation over a leisurely breakfast, everyone dressed and ready to depart on time, all their books, papers and lunch neatly packed and ready to go? No? Not... — Updated 9/13/2019


Find relief from menopause symptoms

TEMECULA – Menopause is a natural part of the female aging process. During menopause, a woman's body, which was once primed for reproduction, is no longer able to produce... — Updated 9/13/2019


Mt. San Jacinto College unveils new student health centers

SAN JACINTO – Mt. San Jacinto College unveiled health centers at its San Jacinto and Menifee Valley campuses this week to provide its 27,000 students improved access to medical... — Updated 9/7/2019


Temecula Valley Hospital performs 1st TAVR procedure

TEMECULA – Patients who suffer from severe aortic stenosis, which is the narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve opening that restricts blood flow, now have a new option available at Temecula Valley Hospital. The first TAVR... — Updated 9/7/2019


Detoxify with these 5 tips

HOUSTON – As summer winds down, some people who ditched their New Year’s weight-loss resolutions may rededicate themselves to looking good. Even more important, however, is what they put in their bodies. What they eat and dri... — Updated 9/7/2019


Stroke and resuscitation programs at RUHS Medical Center earn top rankings

MORENO VALLEY – The stroke and resuscitation programs at Riverside University Health System Medical Center have earned top rankings from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for their quality treatment of... — Updated 9/7/2019


All invited to attend the 9th annual Temecula Health and Community Resource Fair

TEMECULA ─ The community is invited to the region’s largest Health and Community Resource Fair in southwest Riverside County Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to noon and receive the latest information on health-related... — Updated 9/7/2019


Health officials confirm first two West Nile cases in Riverside County

RIVERSIDE – A 65-year-old Mecca woman and 71-year-old man from Coachella are the first two confirmed human cases of West Nile virus in Riverside County this year, Dr. Cameron Kaiser, county public health officer, said. The... — Updated 9/7/2019


Red Cross urgently needs blood donations before summer ends

TEMECULA – With many regular donors delaying giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start, the American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donations to help end a summer blood... — Updated 8/30/2019


Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Murrieta to host hiring event

MURRIETA – In preparation for the opening of Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Murrieta later this year, the hospital will host a hiring event Tuesday, Sept. 10. The first session will occur from 7-11 a.m. and the... — Updated 9/3/2019


Prevent aging loved-ones from suffering heat-related illnesses

Early signs of dehydration can be difficult for family members and caregivers to notice in their aging loved ones. General symptoms include confusion, fatigue, decreased urination and warmth to the touch. These symptoms can be... — Updated 8/30/2019


Most Americans unaware of potentially life-threatening skin cancer

NEW YORK – A staggering 74% of Americans are not familiar with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma – a type of skin cancer that is also the second most common type of cancer in the U.S. – according to a new survey conducted by... — Updated 8/21/2019 Full story


Thinking About Health

Last month The New York Times ran a cautionary tale about the heart surgery and care astronaut Neil Armstrong received and his death two weeks later at a community hospital in a Cincinnati suburb in 2012. The Times had received... — Updated 8/21/2019 Full story


Yoga helps those battling disease

FALLBROOK – People in any stage of cancer recovery from diagnosis to cancer-free can improve the likelihood of not having a recurrence and experience many other benefits yoga has... — Updated 8/21/2019 Full story


Avoiding sunburn now can protect against skin cancer later

TEMECULA – As summer draws to a close, many people continue to visit the beach for that one last day of fun in the sun. But don't let late summer and early fall days fool you,... — Updated 8/21/2019


How to prepare the family when an aging loved one is moving in

TEMECULA – No man or woman, regardless of their age, wants to consider that a day may come when they need to rely on loved ones to help them perform everyday activities. But... — Updated 8/15/2019


Family advocacy group hosts teen panel in Temecula

TEMECULA – A Loving Way to Parent, a local advocacy group for children and families in Temecula, is hosting a Teen Panel Discussion, “Courage to Have the Hard Conversations,” Saturday, Sept. 14, from 3-7:30 p.m. at... — Updated 8/15/2019


Prevent strains and sprains during sports play

TEMECULA – Scholastic sports are popular activities. While playing sports has many benefits, including increased physical activity, that impact both the body and the mind, such... — Updated 8/15/2019


Sun protection tips for young children

NEW YORK, N.Y. – As September inches closer, many families may want to take advantage of the last full summer month by spending a lot of time outdoors. But whether they're... — Updated 8/15/2019


Palomar Health to host Disaster Preparedness Fair

ESCONDIDO – Residents are invited to take steps now to prepare for a future disaster, to join Palomar Health at the fourth annual Disaster Preparedness Fair and to be one step ahead of an emergency or disaster. The event,... — Updated 8/15/2019


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