Zero Hero

Celebrating an End to Prostate Cancer

This year, the Coachella Valley joins 40+ communities across the country to shine the light on prostate cancer, a disease that takes the life of an American man every 17 minutes, as part of the national ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk series. Hosted by Desert Medical Imaging and presented by Valley Urology and Palm Valley Pain… Read more »

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Coachella Valley on Board to End Prostate Cancer

Desert Medical Imaging and Presenting Sponsor, Valley Urology, join ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer to host the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk on September 14, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. The national non-profit’s goal is to create Generation ZERO – the first generation of men who are free of prostate cancer. Participants from across the… Read more »

The 2019 Wellness Awards

Thank you to all who took part in the 2019 Desert Health Wellness Awards!  Photos of the spectacular evening can be viewed on our Facebook page and will appear in the July/Aug issue of Desert Health. The 2019 Desert Health Wellness Awards are proudly sponsored by  Eisenhower Health, Fresh Juice Bar, NBC Palm Springs, Cambria… Read more »

Palm Springs Health Run & Fitness Expo

Start out the New Year with a healthy and fitness-oriented routine! Join runners, walkers and health enthusiasts for the Palm Springs Health Run & Fitness Expo Saturday, January 26, from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Run through the most scenic areas of Palm Springs with spectacular mountain views and historic architecture on the USA Track… Read more »

2019 Desert Health Wellness Awards

Is there someone you know going above and beyond to inspire health and wellness in our community? Help us celebrate their efforts with a Desert Health Wellness Award nomination. Now in its fourth year, the Wellness Awards recognize and honor those local people and businesses inspiring others to become the healthiest – and best –… Read more »

Woman’s Show Focus: Food & Wine

Ladies! Are you looking for an outing to shop, sip, taste, listen and relax under the glorious desert sunshine? This year the Desert Woman’s Show will shine the spotlight on nutrition and wellness, feature the latest fashions for your golf or tennis game, and offer a cornucopia of tastings at the Greater Palm Springs Food… Read more »

WLF Honors Local Women Leaders

Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley (WLF) announces its 7th Annual Women Who Rule Awards Luncheon and Scholarship Fundraiser on Friday, January 25. The highly anticipated event sponsored by Desert Care Network and honoring the Coachella Valley’s most inspiring leaders will take place at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage. WLF President… Read more »

CancerPartners’ Passions Ball Returns

CancerPartners, the local nonprofit that offers emotional and educational support to all those in the Coachella Valley touched by cancer, will hold the second edition of The Passions Ball: An Evening of Heart and Soul—the exciting new fundraising gala inaugurated last year—on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Taking place at The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort… Read more »

No Time for Exercise?

In honor of the American Heart Association’s 25th Annual Heart Walk coming up November 17, we want to get you moving. When you can’t seem to make time for a full workout, try these American Heart Association no-sweat ways to simply move more. Grab the leash and walk your dog. Your body — and your… Read more »

Get to Know Our Valley’s Naturopathic Doctors

Curious about what naturopathic doctors do? October 7-13 is your time to discover as we celebrate the 6th annual Naturopathic Medicine Week sponsored by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). During the week, naturopathic clinics in our valley will offer open houses, special events and drawings, and encourage you to stop by, ask questions,… Read more »

El Paseo Goes PINK October 13

Desert Cancer Foundation (DCF) is proud to present the 12th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink walk for breast cancer awareness on Saturday, October 13, at The Gardens on El Paseo! Proceeds raised from Paint El Paseo Pink support the DCF mission to assist uninsured and underinsured Coachella Valley and local surrounding community residents in need… Read more »

Wellspring Brings a World of Wellness

Wellspring, a first-of-its-kind gathering featuring the world’s leading wellness innovators, teachers and socially-conscious companies, takes place October 26-28 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The three-day event is packed with 150 transformational classes, treatments, lectures and workshops across multiple categories including fitness, holistic medicine, health, social change and conscious capitalism. Open to everyone interested in… Read more »

Looking for a Challenge?

The Palm Springs Aerial Tram Road Challenge 6k Run/Walk returns on Saturday, October 27, to Palm Springs. If you are looking for a challenge, this event is unlike any other. For over 32 years, people have been coming to Palm Springs in October to take on this ultimate incline which starts at 400’ elevation and… Read more »

Wellness Industry Gathers

Health and wellness industry leaders gathered in May at the Cambria Gallery to celebrate past Desert Health Wellness Award nominees. Networking, healthy nosh, and vibrant enthusiasm ensued as plans for the 2019 Wellness Awards were unveiled. The Greater Palm Springs CVB was also on hand to present their Live Your Wellest campaign launching later this year.… Read more »

Third Annual Workplace Wellness Awards

Coachella Valley’s HARC (Health Assessment and Research for Communities) is proud to announce the third annual Workplace Wellness Awards luncheon to be held June 7 at the Classic Club in Palm Desert. The Workplace Wellness Awards recognize exemplary organizations that prioritize employee health and wellness and encourage others to do the same. Organizations of all… Read more »

Five Ways to Boost Health and Happiness

The “how” of happiness isn’t that tough, says Sonja Lyubomirsky, psychology professor at the University of California, Riverside, and author of The How of Happiness and The Myths of Happiness. Her research shows that happiness not only feels good; it is good. Happier people have more stable marriages, stronger immune systems, higher incomes, and more… Read more »

Managing Pain Naturally

The final presentation in the 2018 Cambria Health by Design Speaker Series takes place Tuesday, April 3, at the Cambria Gallery on Cook Street from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. In light of the opioid epidemic, which has everyone in our country seeking alternatives to medication… Read more »

Alzheimers Coachella Valley Offers Innovative Program

Alzheimers Coachella Valley (ACV), the new community-based nonprofit organization now open at the Berger Foundation Center, launched a new innovative support group called “Traveling the Journey Together.” The first-of-its kind program includes both the person diagnosed with dementia and the care-partner. The eight-week series is facilitated by Edie Keller, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist and co-founder… Read more »

Changing Our Community and World

Nelson Mandela is often quoted as saying, “Education is the greatest weapon you can use to change the world.” There is a non-profit in the Coachella Valley that bases its purpose and existence upon this belief. Ten years ago, led by the vision of Jan Oliphant, the Cal State University Associates was established. Our primary… Read more »

Come Celebrate the 2018 Women Who Rule!

The Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley (WLF) is proud to announce the honorees for its 6th Annual “Women Who Rule” Awards Luncheon and Scholarship Fundraiser presented by Desert Regional Medical Center. On Friday, January 26, at Agua Caliente Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, four deserving women will be honored for their extraordinary community… Read more »