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Through the GenerationsNew Health Programs Now Available For Teachers, Students & Parents

Directors of the Desert Healthcare District approved two grants to the Palm Springs Unified School District (PSUSD) and Cielo Vista Charter School (CVCS) for nutrition and fitness programs designed to encourage parent involvement and spur healthier lifestyles for nearly 3,000 Valley students. The District awarded $803,626 to PSUSD to fund Read more…

InspirationHealth is a Choice: Bill Clinton

Health Is A Choice showcases individuals who have significantly changed their life and the lives of others by making health a priority. In this issue, we are honored to feature former President Bill Clinton’s personal journey and how his international efforts to make the world a healthier place are now Read more…

Medical NewsCalling All Doctors, Nurses and Dentists: Volunteers In Medicine Is Ready for You

Volunteers

Coachella Valley’s Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) just celebrated its inaugural year and is currently looking for medical and dental professionals to contribute their time to assist with VIM’s continued growth. Desert Health® sat down with VIM management team, President Roy Pitkin, M.D.; Board Member and Founder, Ron Hare, M.D.; and Read more…

Through the GenerationsCreate a Healthier Lifestyle By Getting Involved – Today!

Many of us get into daily routines which do not include activities that give us an improved sense of life satisfaction. Occupational Therapy professors at the University of Southern California (USC) have found that small, healthy lifestyle changes, coupled with involvement in meaningful activities, are critical to healthy aging. It Read more…

Natural OptionsSpotlight on Naturopathic Doctors

As a newcomer to Coachella Valley I was delighted to find Desert Health. I see it as an informative health guide and applaud its role in bridging the gap between diverse medical professions. Since my arrival, I have discovered that most desert dwellers know little about Naturopathic Doctors (ND’s). To Read more…

Health & BeautyA Trip to Morocco…Just Up the Road!

El Morocco Inn and Spa

A Review by Lauren Del Sarto When my husband and I travel abroad, we enjoy the B&B experience. We appreciate local décor, true to the culture, with exquisite detail and a proprietor that makes you feel at home. But lately, traveling abroad has given way to the economy and busy Read more…

Desert HealthLa Quinta: Born of A Doctor’s Advice

In 1921, prominent San Francisco businessman, Walter H. Morgan, came to the Desert on the advice of his doctor to heal his recently diagnosed tuberculosis. He purchased 1,400 acres from the local Cahuilla people in an area called “Happy Hollow.” His goal was to create a private sanctuary where guests 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…