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September/October 2013

Health & BeautySkin Damage Undone

When it comes to forming first impressions, our judgment really only goes skin deep. Recent academic medical studies have shown that facial skin color distribution or tone and the presence or absence of blotchiness and brown spots can add or subtract up to 20 years from someone’s appearance. That’s actually Read more…

Health & BeautyVaricose Veins Q&A

In this issue, Dr. Joan Warren answers frequently asked questions on treatment options for varicose veins. Is there a cure for varicose veins? Varicose vein disease is genetic and for the most part cannot be permanently cured.  However, treatment for varicose veins will successfully result in symptomatic and/or cosmetic improvement Read more…

Health & BeautyThe Beauty of the Golden Spice

When I say turmeric what comes to mind? Is it ‘one of the main ingredients in Indian Curry Powder’? Yes, turmeric has been known for its culinary uses in Indian for centuries; however, did you know that it has also been used as an effective beauty product for just as Read more…

FitnessDoes Your Scale Reflect the Real You?

I don’t think mine does. My scale really doesn’t care that I am a great listener. It can’t define my purpose in life, or where I draw my personal strengths. My scale certainly cannot feel the love I have for my family or friends, or whether I am respected in Read more…

FitnessUnderstanding the Benefit and Risks of Steroids

In today’s fast paced society, many people are looking for ‘the quick fix’ to feel, look and be stronger. The market is saturated with supplements, pills, and products promising to add strength and years to your life. Athletes are often the ones to fall victim to those seductive claims. With Read more…

Financial HealthMine, Yours and Ours: The 2013 American Family

It’s not news that American families don’t look like they did on 1950’s sitcoms: a mother and father who married for life and raised their two and a half biological children to adulthood. With our divorce rate at 50%, remarriage by half of those, and a growing number of same-sex Read more…

Financial HealthSelling Your Business to Family? Consider a Buy-Sell Agreement

A buy-sell agreement is a legal contract common in closely held businesses. It is an agreement you can enter into now that provides for the future sale of your business interest. A buy-sell agreement is also referred to as a business continuation agreement, a stock purchase agreement, or a buyout Read more…

Financial HealthHealth Care Reform: The Covered California Marketplace Exchange

Undoubtedly, you are starting to hear about the new Covered California Marketplace Exchange for individuals on TV, radio and in print ads. It is part of the massive changes being brought about by the Federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “ObamaCare.” I have been actively following the slow Read more…

Through the GenerationsYoga for Rehabilitation

More than 2000 years ago, an Indian sage described yoga as “preventive, healing art, science, and philosophy” for the purpose of blending the mind, body, and spirit to achieve optimum health. Yoga is usually regarded as a practice most associated with healthy individuals. Some images portray yoga as a mystical, Read more…

Through the GenerationsHealth & Humor

George Adolph

Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing. –Mark Twain Laughing is the best medicine. LOL. Have you laughed out loud today, or yesterday? When was the last time? The comic cartoons in the daily newspapers are said to be what most people read first. The renowned New Yorker has a loyal readership Read more…

Desert EventsDesert Woman’s Show Adds Business Conference

Suzanne Somers

Exciting changes are in the works for the 6th Annual Desert Woman’s Show to be held Sunday and Monday, November 17 and 18, at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa. This year’s event will include one full day open to the public, and a women’s business conference on Monday featuring 20 Read more…

Desert EventsWalk for a Happy, Healthy Heart!

Make Saturday, November 2 the day you take the first step toward improving your heart health by participating in the Coachella Valley Heart and Stroke Walk. The annual event, which raises funds to fight heart disease and stroke, America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers, begins at 7 a.m at Read more…