Sometimes we have bigger choices to make: As this year’s issue of Palm Springs Life’s Medical Guide points out, we can exert greater control of our bodies and minds than we actually do.
Despite the fact that lifestyle choices allow people to control their blood pressure, one in three Americans suffers from hypertension. Among them, about 70 percent are undergoing treatment
Typical winery websites describe the vineyards, the winemaker, the wines, and the tasting room. The navigation bar on Cleavage Creek Winery’s website (www.cleavagecreek.com) includes a link titled “Choices” that takes you to a section dedicated to those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Hospital stays can be almost as stressful, tiring, inconvenient, and difficult for patients’ families as they are for the patients themselves. The Greg and Stacey Renker Pavilion at Eisenhower Medical Center aims to ease those discomforts with 24 hotel-like suites that include two bathrooms and living areas that allows overnight guests.
In late February 2010, the National Institutes of Health announced findings of a landmark nine-year study comparing treatments for clogged arteries.
The Body Deli in Palm Desert created a Blueberry Fusion Resurfacing Facial Wash that nourishes your skin with antioxidants and organic “superfoods,” while providing the clinical advantage of exfoliation.
Health and beauty experts agree: Adults need eight hours of sleep for optimum wellness, appearance, and performance. Yet three out of four Americans fail to get that recommended amount of time to let their bodies rejuvenate on a daily basis.
Television ads assure us that drugs can relieve digestive and respiratory problems, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, stop/reverse bone loss, and keep pain and depression at bay. The names of these miracle workers become as commonplace as our ailments.
Before you dismiss the idea of coloring your world with green, yellow, orange, red, purple, and white veggies, consider this: The American Dietetic Association numbers among the benefits of a vegetarian diet reduced risks of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, and gallstones.
In January, Raul Ruiz was mobilizing medical supplies and personnel to key locations throughout Port-au-Prince when he received a call from Eisenhower Medical Center, where he works as an emergency physician.
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