Annual 2012

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Weighty Issues

Weighty Issues

Local School Districts Combat Childhood Obesity With Educational, Nutritional, And Fitness Programs
Excited to be back with their friends after summer break, first and second graders line up to go into their classrooms. The line is a little longer now — not by numbers, but by girth, some students weighing in at more than 100 pounds.
Step Away From The Desk

Step Away From The Desk

When Employees Make Time For Play, Everyone Benefits
A funny thing happened at a hybrid footwear manufacturer in Portland, Ore. Company officials asked employees to pledge to take at least 15 minutes a day of recess.
Peril On The Plate

Peril On The Plate

Food Allergies Can Turn Every Morsel Into A Minefield — Precautions Save Lives
As many as 15 million Americans have some type of food allergy; 6 million of those are children, many of them younger than 3.
On The Forefront

On The Forefront

Questions For Emergency Room Doctors. Planning an exercise, training or diet regimen. Mid-lifers, Medical Bracelets, Cryo-saunas, Keeping your head cool.
Healthy Indulgence

Healthy Indulgence

Local Chefs Satisfy Your Craving For Foods With A Bad Reputation — Without Making You Feel Guilty
Burgers, pasta, and pizza — three staples on restaurant menus — tempt us, but also make us shy away when we think we should select a healthier dish such as grilled fish with steamed or sautéed vegetables.
Give It A Rest

Give It A Rest

Your Body Needs Downtime To Keep You From The Physical Manifestations Of Exhaustion
Though we may not lead the jet-setting lives of celebrities, we still face personal crises and demands on our time and attention that can leave us feeling drained.
Dangerous Cures Ahead

Dangerous Cures Ahead

Beware The Reactions, Interactions, And Side Effects Of Prescription And Over-The-Counter Drugs
Patients should learn about possible diagnoses “rather than jump straight to the treatment.”
Medical Guide
Medical Guide

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2013/14 Best of the Best

2013/14 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest

Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest

Enter your “Cutest Pet” photo in the Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest. Online users will be able to like the Cutest Pet photos from six (6) categories.