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Desert HealthDRMC Comprehensive Cancer Center Opens in La Quinta

Desert Regional Medical Center (DRMC) has opened a satellite location in La Quinta for its Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC). The new facility brings CCC’s highly regarded practice of quality conventional care and complementary modalities to residents of the East Valley. “We are pleased to bring our unique brand of hi-tech Read more…

Desert HealthThe Coachella Valley’s Health Care Industry: MENTORING THE FUTURE

Brought to you by CVEP – Healthcare Industry Council In Homer’s classic “The Odyssey,” the mentor is the advisor to Odysseus who is entrusted with the care and education of Telemachus. Similarly, we as a community are being called to partner in new ways with educators in the care and Read more…

Desert HealthJim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes® Celebrates 16 Years of Educating the Coachella Valley

The largest educational and inspirational event of its kind in the western United States, the 16th annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes® will be held Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower Medical Center. The public is invited to this free event, Read more…

Desert HealthWelcome!

Lauren and Dakota

When my husband suggested moving to the Desert, two things came to mind –‘heaven’s waiting room’ as the Desert has been referred for its older demographic and ‘mystical healing powers’ as are thought to exist in this region. It took only a couple of visits to realize that the thriving Read more…

Desert HealthWhat is Integrated Health Care?

The Coachella Valley’s health care community is unique in that it is home to internationally-acclaimed medical establishments and world-renowned holistic and alternative healthcare practitioners. When conventional western medicine is practiced in conjunction with alternative modalities it is commonly referred to as integrated health care or “integrative medicine.” A 1998 study Read more…

Desert HealthKnow the Scoop (& the Poop) on Your Dog’s Food

Did you know that your pet’s poop is the best way to determine his health? A dog under the weather will convince you he feels fine. This behavior comes from thousands of years in the wild where sick and weak animals are easy prey, so they do their best to Read more…

Desert HealthRediscovering the Mineral Spring Spas of Desert Hot Springs

When was the last time you visited the mineral spas of Desert Hot Springs? We tend to forget that just up the road are some of nature’s most therapeutic healing waters that each year draw thousands of visitors from all over the world. Europeans have flocked to hot spring spas Read more…

Desert HealthLiving Wellness

Jennifer DiFrancesco

It’s the New Year and a time of new beginnings.  The number one priority for the population is health and wellness.  This usually consists of joining a gym and starting the New Year focused on fitness goals.  Unfortunately, this focus often falters. Statistics show that 50% of all new health Read more…

Desert HealthLook in the Right Direction

To look for tropical fruit in the arctic is a waste of time. If you wish to see soaring birds, you must lift your eyes from the ground. Without knowing where to look, you can’t expect to find what you’re looking for. Why are you still looking for ways to Read more…