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Spa at Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage Focuses on Indoor-Outdoor Wellness

Spa at Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage Focuses on Indoor-Outdoor Wellness

The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage Spa has unveiled a full menu of treatments and fitness offerings, with a focus on indoor-outdoor wellness.
Listening to Your Autonomous Voice

Listening to Your Autonomous Voice

Listen to your autonomous voice, and find the happiness you forsake when you are too distracted to be absorbed in something you love.
Love Without Boundaries

Love Without Boundaries

The Coachella Valley is home to an impressive host of animal-centric organizations that make it their mission to help desert residents through interaction with trained, caring animals.
Where to Dine Out Locally on Your Diet

Where to Dine Out Locally on Your Diet

Here is a compilation of Coachella Valley establishments that fits your Paleo, Vegan or Juicing diets.
Agua Serena Spa Offers Skin Analysis to Aid Treatments

Agua Serena Spa Offers Skin Analysis to Aid Treatments

Dr. Richard Fox uses a VISIA complexion analysis machine as part of the skin treatment process at Agua Serena Spa at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells.
Putting Prevention First

Putting Prevention First

Dr. Nicole Ortiz of La Quinta’s Live Well Clinic emphasizes natural, integrative techniques to achieve optimal health.
Brave New World

Brave New World

From the vastness of the smartphone universe to the cars we drive, technology’s reach defines our present. But one tech application is still coming of age — telemedicine.
You're Not Alone

You're Not Alone

With seemingly too few hours in a day to accomplish the tasks at hand, caregivers often neglect their own needs, which can have a major impact on their health and well-being.
Feed Your Health

Feed Your Health

Today’s top diet choices, while dramatically different from one another, share one common theme: getting back to nature when it comes to nutrition.
Need a New Knee? Just Print One Out

Need a New Knee? Just Print One Out

It sounds like a futuristic sci-fi movie: body parts and surgical instruments created with a 3-D printer — but it’s already happening in the Coachella Valley.
Stroke Recovery Center Expanding

Stroke Recovery Center Expanding

Access to long-term care can sometimes be difficult, but the Stroke Recovery Center in Palm Springs — which recently broke ground on a new facility — is changing that.
Drops, Not Shots

Drops, Not Shots

With this allergy season shaping up to be one of the worst in the nation’s history, patients are seeking relief in droves.
Studies Go Local

Studies Go Local

Access to clinical research trials offers patients and physicians the chance to explore cutting-edge treatments for a variety of conditions.
Picture-Perfect

Picture-Perfect

The Rancho Mirage–based Turning Heads Project was formed in 2011 to help enhance the self-image of men, women, and children undergoing cancer treatment.
Coping Tips from an Expert

Coping Tips from an Expert

Beth Witrogen, a Pulitzer Prize–nominated journalist, speaker, and author, shares her experiences and insights on coping as a caregiver.
Cutting-Edge Gadgets

Cutting-Edge Gadgets

Keeping up with the latest gadgets is pure delight when it comes to design-driven practical solutions like these. Here’s sneak peek at what to expect on the telehealth gadget horizon.
Agua Serena Spa Delivers Full Wellness Package

Agua Serena Spa Delivers Full Wellness Package

A better description for the Agua Serena Spa at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa based upon its offerings would be a “wellness facility”.
Face Value

Face Value

The experts agree on a simple, three-step program for transitioning skin into the summer spotlight: Exfoliate, moisturize, and protect. Kick-start the first two steps now with luxurious facials and body scrubs.
Natural Beauty

Natural Beauty

In honor of Earth Day, celebrate the glamour in green at these Coachella Valley spots with skin care that’s raw, organic, and gorgeous.
Peak Performance

Peak Performance

Olympians, pro athletes, and rock stars always hit the performance trail with their favorite massage therapists on staff.
Dr. Peter Attia: Raising Questions on What Constitutes a Healthy Diet

Dr. Peter Attia: Raising Questions on What Constitutes a Healthy Diet

Dr. Peter Attia doesn't profess to have all the answers, but he's not about to settle for the status quo when it comes to explaining the relationship between obesity and diabetes.
Double Your Pleasure

Double Your Pleasure

Flowers, candy, silly cards, and perfume are safe valentines — but a couple’s spa date is euphoric.
Spa Tour Puts Desert Hot Springs on the Map

Spa Tour Puts Desert Hot Springs on the Map

Desert Hot Springs, lying just a few short miles north of Palm Springs, unveils its unique boutique resorts and spas during Spa Tour.
Cassey Ho Brings High-Energy Pilates to Palm Springs

Cassey Ho Brings High-Energy Pilates to Palm Springs

Cassey Ho, the high energy creator of 'Blogilates', brings her high-energy pilates routine to the Mayor's Race, Swim and Wellness Festival Jan. 11 in Palm Springs.
Polished to Perfection

Polished to Perfection

There’s good news for fashionistas immersed in the race to look on-trend this spring. The key to chic, of-the-minute style is — literally — at the tips of your fingers.
Ready  for Your Close-up

Ready for Your Close-up

Here’s a New Year’s resolution you can keep in style — new look, new makeup, new colors — without breaking a sweat.
Stimulate the Senses

Stimulate the Senses

Feel rich and rejuvenated with bourbon, brown sugar, and diamonds.
'Spa Week' Celebrates Feel Good Message

'Spa Week' Celebrates Feel Good Message

Hilton Palm Springs' Elements Spa is one of five offering special spa packages during “Spa Week”, a national event set for Oct. 14-20.
Eating by the Book

Eating by the Book

J.J. Virgin is enjoying the success of The Virgin Diet. A “what not to eat” guide that hit The New York Times bestseller list when published in 2012.
The Royal Treatment

The Royal Treatment

The kingdom of heaven awaits you — Melt away stress with a visit to a Coachella Valley spa fit for royalty.

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