Health & Wellness

US suicide rates surge, surpass road fatalities

US suicide rates surge, surpass road fatalities

More Americans now die of suicide than from car accidents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a disturbing statistic that some experts say points to the true depths of the US economic crisis. From 1999 to 2010, the suicide rate among US citizens between the ages of 35 to 64 soared by […]

Day of the Young Child

Day of the Young Child

Desert Hot Springs celebrated the Day of the Young Child at the new Health and Wellness Center on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Dozens of vendors and hundreds of attendees enjoyed the beautiful day. On hand were council members, the city manager and other officials. Speakers included Mayor Yvonne Parks and Greg Rodriguez, representing congressman Dr […]

The Coachella Valley Heart Ball 2013

The Coachella Valley Heart Ball 2013

Ignite, The Coachella Valley Heart Ball 2013, was presented by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. The Gala was titled “A Supreme Evening for the Heart”. The featured entertainer was Mary Wilson of The Supremes singing group. The event was held at the Westin Mission Hills Resort Spa in the grand ballroom […]

The 2013 Desert Spirit Gala at the Palm Springs Air Museum

The 2013 Desert Spirit Gala at the Palm Springs Air Museum

The American Cancer Society presented the Annual DESERT SPIRIT, the Desert’s Premier Gala to fight Cancer on April 7th at the Palm Springs Air Museum. A cocktail and huge silent auction was held in one hanger of the Museum while the dinner buffet was held in the other. Vendors were also in the Silent auction […]

‘More dangerous than SARS’: Scientists warn of deadly new coronavirus

‘More dangerous than SARS’: Scientists warn of deadly new coronavirus

Chinese scientists have said that a new coronavirus, which has already killed 11, appears to be deadlier than SARS. The new virus, originating in the Middle East, can affect many different organs and kill cells more rapidly than SARS. The infectious disease strongly resembles Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed 800 people in 2002 […]

Free Medical Services – Servicios Medicos Gratuitos April 4-7, 2013 Indio Fair-Grounds

Free Medical Services – Servicios Medicos Gratuitos April 4-7, 2013  Indio Fair-Grounds

Dental Services   Fillings   Extractions   Cleaning  Vision Services   Vision Examination   Prescriptions   Free eye glasses made on site  Medical Services   General medical exams   Diabetes Screening   Inoculations   HIV testing  RAM California Expedition Coachella Valley  April 4-7, 2013  Riverside / Indio Fairgrounds in Indio  Patient Entrance—Gate 6 off Dr. […]

Major US retailers reject ‘frankenfish’

Major US retailers reject ‘frankenfish’

A number of top US grocery stores, including Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods, have pledged to reject selling the genetically engineered “frankenfish” if it is allowed on the market in April. The mutant fish was engineered by scientists at a company called AquaBounty, which has spent more than 15 years and $50 million researching and perfecting the […]