Cocün Wellness Center Planned for Indian Wells

David Delrahim has found his life’s purpose. The successful businessman and CEO of Platinum Energy is prioritizing self-care over spreadsheets, creating a model community focused on well-being in an effort to deter disease and maximize human vitality.  His vision will launch in Indian Wells where Delrahim has purchased the 15-acre lot on Highway 111 west… Read more »

7 Ways to Become a Famous Doctor

Many professionals become experts in their field and long to share their passion, message or innovation with the world. One of the best ways to do this, of course, is via television, radio, print and online platforms which can reach millions. But this aspiration can be challenging – especially for those in the medical field… Read more »

Unlocking the Future: AI in Health Care

Imagine you have a friend who is very smart and knowledgeable based on their experiences and photographic memory. They use what they’ve learned to help you with different tasks and problems. Imagine teaching your friend how to play a card game. At first, they might not know the rules, but with more play, they start… Read more »

A Safe Return from Your World Travels

Travel medicine is a specialty field which concentrates on the health and well-being of individuals traveling internationally. One of the most important aspects is providing preventive information and medical advice related to the health risks associated with specific international destinations. Travel medicine also provides essential information about the prevention of various infections, local health requirements,… Read more »

Prostate Health and Cataract Surgery

How does prostate health affect cataract surgery? One of the most common medications used to treat benign prostate hypertrophy is Flomax, also known as tamsulosin. If you look carefully at the labeling on Flomax, there is a warning for patients undergoing cataract surgery of which many may be unaware.   Flomax works by blocking the… Read more »

Branding: Build it and They Will Come

You’ve spend a good portion of your life studying and perfecting your trade. You are passionate about your work and have garnered recognition for a job well done. You have established your own practice and business is steady. You are well respected by both your peers and patients, and honored by the referrals they generate.… Read more »

Why do I Need a Root Canal?

Have you ever been told you may need a root canal but have no idea why? Many patients associate root canal treatment with dental pain. This specialized procedure is performed to treat infection and/or infection in the tooth’s pulp tissue, which consists of nerve fibers and blood vessels. During treatment, the damaged portion of the… Read more »

DAP Health Acquires Borrego Health

DAP Health has successfully completed their acquisition of Borrego Health, a federally qualified health center serving San Diego County, the Inland Empire and the Western Riverside, Eastern Coachella Valley and Mountain Pass regions. The move will bring DAP’s award-winning, holistic, patient-centric model of health care to more communities and thousands more individuals and families throughout… Read more »

Let’s Shatter the Stigma

I’m done with mental health being such a taboo topic of conversation. I’m done with the initial shock of others when bringing up my own mental health in a conversation. I’m so done with mental illness issues being treated as rare and shameful. Having an experienced perspective on mental health is both fortunate and unfortunate.… Read more »

Why is Vitamin D so Important?

Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin” because it is produced in our bodies when we soak up some rays. But did you know that vitamin D plays a crucial role in keeping our bodies healthy and functioning optimally? Let’s delve into the importance of vitamin D and why it’s essential for your health… Read more »

Be the Author of Your Own Story

You may have heard the statement “everyone has a book in them.” The Wall Street Journal found that 80% of the population plans to write one someday.  Have you thought of writing a book? If so, there are several important reasons to write that book:   So, what’s my story about becoming an author? The… Read more »

Wildfires Impact Everyone

Though most of the Coachella Valley is not in what we consider the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), where brush fires threaten hillside homes, we can still be affected by smoke particles released into the air from those fires. This reminder was recently made very clear with the effects of Canadian wildfires on air quality in… Read more »

Follow Your Dreams they know The Way

Dreams to Remember

The average person has three to seven dreams per night. Did you know that vivid early morning dreams, the ones you have just before awakening, are the easiest to remember? According to experts, this dream memory happens during the rapid eye movement (REM) stages of sleep, when brain activity increases and is not as deep.… Read more »

Setting Boundaries through Cancer and Beyond

Going through cancer is such a personal and intimate choice for everyone, especially how you share your journey with others. Maybe you choose to keep it close to your heart until you can process and express your feelings, thoughts and even fears. After all, you must still live the day-to-day life of family, friends and… Read more »

The Importance of a Good Cry

I don’t know about you, but I can cry watching a cute TikTok clip. But if people are around, I’ve noticed that I try to keep my emotions in check. Why do I hold back? Why not experience the agony and the ecstasy of shedding tears and having a good old-fashioned ugly-faced cry? With a… Read more »

Work-related Pain and Injuries

In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, many of us spend long hours at computers, often sacrificing our well-being for the demands of our jobs. However, neglecting our physical health can have serious consequences, leading to discomfort, pain and injury.  Cervicogenic headaches, neck pain, thoracic pain, low back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are common work-related injuries… Read more »

We Are All Ironmen

On December 4, 2022, 54 volunteers from the illustrious Palm Desert Health Academy, under the leadership of the wonderful Mr. Ron Paiz, participated in the local Indian Wells/La Quinta Ironman Triathlon. The Ironman Triathlon is a 70.3-mile course that includes a 1.2-mile swim in Lake Cahuilla; a 56-mile bike ride through La Quinta, Thermal and… Read more »

Young Survivors: Life After Cancer

You are cancer free! After chemo, radiation and multiple surgeries you are relieved to be done. Your family and friends are happy to celebrate your return to a normal life. But is that always the case? While weekly doctor appointments, checkups and blood draws are behind you, it can take a while to re-adjust from… Read more »