Multiomics: The Future of Health Care

The heyday of clinicians primarily acting as disease specialists is rapidly ending. For too long, health care providers have treated patients reactively, versus proactively. Reactive treatment results from several causes including payor reimbursement schemes, societal expectations, limited resources, ineffectual treatments and inadequate diagnostics1. Government and private payors have routinely denied or delayed coverage of diagnostic… Read more »

The Art of Delegating

Many people think of delegation as a skill applicable only to the workplace. In fact, delegation is an important skill for many facets of our lives. Whether you are the one doing the delegating or recipient of the delegating, you can benefit by understanding the process.  In our desert, there are many situations in which… Read more »

Hyperbaric Treatment Shows Promise for Long COVID

Of the more than 500 million reported cases of COVID worldwide, studies show that up to 30% of those infected continue to suffer with long COVID.1 This novel condition is defined by symptoms that last more than three months after illness onset and may include ongoing fatigue, cough, fever, pain, difficulty breathing or shortness of… Read more »

Projected 2023 Medicare Costs

Each year, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), under the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), sets new pricing for Medicare. This involves more than just your Medicare premium, but deductibles, co-pays and reimbursement levels for providers. Fortunately, there is good news for the year ahead. The 2022 Medicare Part B premium… Read more »

Fears of Aging: Winter or Harvest?

“Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.” Benjamin Franklin Aging. A rite of passage. Ah, yes. Waking up to the aches and pains, looking in the mirror and not fully comprehending who’s looking back. I not so fondly remember standing in the checkout line at the supermarket and the… Read more »

Healthier Holiday Baking: Nut Flours

Mother Nature’s goal for fall is to fatten us up for the cold winter ahead. So she gave us apples and pumpkins…which usually end up in irresistible pies…topped with ice cream. These nostalgic months tempt us with seasonal tastes we’ve been anticipating all year, and there is no reason to deny ourselves. With a few… Read more »

Gather at the Gardens to Celebrate Fall!

For 40 years, the Family YMCA of the Desert has been a trusted community partner focused on providing a place for all to grow, thrive and learn in a welcoming environment. The Y team, board of directors and our valued supporters cherish the importance of strengthening community, creating a greater impact for good and coming… Read more »

If You’re A Woman, You’re A Leader

Women Leaders Forum (WLF) kicks off its 2022-23 season with a call to members and the community to “Connect, Engage and Imagine.” Join this group of amazing business, nonprofit and political leaders, as we gather for an exciting lineup of events to foster friendships and connection, while raising money for WLF’s Young Women Leaders Scholarship… Read more »

Toasting a Great Cause

Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine (CVVIM) is proud to announce their sixth annual VIMY Awards & WineLover’s Auction to be held November 11 at Thunderbird Country Club in Rancho Mirage. The VIMY Award was created to honor a significant contributor to health care in our Coachella Valley and beyond.  This year’s VIMY Award recipient is… Read more »

The 16th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink Walk Returns

Time to get that PEPP in our step! Desert Cancer Foundation is thrilled to present the 16th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink walk on Saturday, October 8, starting at 7:30 a.m. with an inspirational ceremony. Join this beloved community event and support a dual mission: to raise breast cancer awareness and much needed funds for… Read more »