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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

A tour of the almost finished “DHS Health & Wellness Center”

On Thursday, August 2, 2012, I had the pleasure of leading a tour of 70 residents accompanied by city project manager Rudy Acosta of the nearly completed $17 million dollar "Desert Hot Springs Health...

TB continued: Drug-resistant strain of deadly disease alarms doctors worldwide

The world is in the middle of a tuberculosis pandemic, scientists say. What was once a disease of undeveloped nations has raced across continents, with thousands of cases in Asia and Europe. The disease...

Chemicals banned in Europe still make their way into US foods

Have you ever tasted a soft drink so good you thought it should be illegal? In some parts of the world, ingredients used in beverages available across the United States are outlawed — but...

Obamacare to penalize nearly half a million Native Americans

Native Americans are entitled to free and subsidized medical care at some federally-funded health clinics, but 'Obamacare' will soon force many of them to buy insurance or else face hefty fines if they are...

Beware: Nursing homes are not for sick individuals

By Dr. Ethelle G. Lord~ Providing three square meals a days and receiving help with getting dressed in a nursing home should really be no longer acceptable. This is the traditional way. Recently I received a...

Health Fair Saturday at YV Community Center

The Town of Yucca Valley Community Services Department will host a Health Fair on Saturday, February 18th, at the Yucca Valley Community Center from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The fair, which is free...