Top Doctors - Expert physician-researchers select the desert’s 74 top doctors in 35 specialties. By Trudie Mitschang and Mona de Crinis. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.
Signs of Life - In an “immersion” project, artists converge on the desert to reveal its raw nature. By Steven Biller. Photography by David Poller.
Eat, Drink, and Be Vegan! - Marry vegetable dishes and wine - with guidance from the experts. By Janice Kleinschmidt. Photography by Mark Davidson.
ON THE COVER:
Photography by Adam Bouska.
Editor’s Letter - By Steven Biller.
Psst! - Lauren Coleman flexes “green” flower power; Burt Rutan’s next big idea; and Intelligencer. By Steven Biller, Kathy Strong, and Janice Kleinschmidt.
The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other social and community events. By Gloria Greer.
Horoscope - “Great time for new beginnings.” By Sherryl Nova.
• Palm Springs Life's 2010 Medical Guide:
On the Forefront - Cleavage Creek and cancer research, reducing blood pressure, hospital rooms for patients and their families, clogged artery treatments, resurfacing facial wash, state-of-the-art mattresses, and the Wellness & World Music Festival. By Janice Kleinschmidt
Looking for Complements - Rooted in ancient healing traditions, non-Western medicine aids wellness. By Chris Flores, M.D.
Bridge Over Troubled Water - A website called CaringBridge makes it easy for patients and their families and friends reach out to one another. By Linda L. Meierhoffer.
Lose Weight, Live Longer — Go Veg! - Switching to a plant-based diet could be your first line of defense against health risks. By Janice Kleinschmidt.
The Maze of Denials - Navigate your way through the system when your insurance company says ‘No.’ By Joan Page McKenna.
New Directions - When your journey down life’s road gets rough, find fulfillment on a different path. By Holly O’Dell
Busy Bs - A family of vitamins works overtime to enhance your immune system, boost energy levels, and deter disease. By Trudie Mitschang
Choose Drugs Thoughtfully - Advised consumers consider generic medications. By Janice Kleinschmidt
Medical Listings Directory
• Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide - The official guidebook of the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Authority. Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the desert. Edited by Mona de Crinis.