Free screening of ‘Being Mortal’ June 27 at Michelle’s Place

TEMECULA – Michelle’s Place is holding a free, community screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” on June 27 at 6:30 p.m. After the screening, audience members can participate in a guided conversation on how to take concrete steps to identify and communicate wishes about end-of-life goals and preferences. “Being Mortal” delves into the hopes of patients and […]

Rep. Raul Ruiz visits Hemet’s Mercy Air unit at Fire Station 4 promising support for aeromedical services

Rep. Raul Ruiz visits Hemet’s Mercy Air unit at Fire Station 4 promising support for aeromedical services

Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-CA 36, visited Hemet Fire Station 4 at Hemet Ryan Airport Tuesday, May 9, to assure Mercy Flight crews that he is forwarding a bipartisan bill to increase financial assistance to emergency air services particularly in rural and underserved areas. Ruiz, a physician himself who said he had trained in air rescue […]

Health Opinion: Political activists deliberately distort the GOP’s take on health care, says AMAC

Association of Mature American Citizens Special to Valley News WASHINGTON, DC – “The impotence and the impudence of obstructionists on the issue of “Obamacare” came to the fore earlier this week when spokesman Jonathan Gruber had the nerve to once again tell a bald-faced lie on national TV,” says Dan Weber, president of the Association […]

Regional cancer services task force moves forward, hires health assessment and research for communities

A coalition of county and city officials, public health officials, medical professionals, health care organizations, hospital administrators, university medical schools, cancer survivors, caregivers, and nonprofit organizations that provide cancer resources have formed a Regional Cancer Treatment Task Force to explore the various types of high-quality cancer services that exist or are missing in the area […]

Local cancer survivors and caregivers to be honored at American Cancer Society Relay for Life

MURRIETA – Local cancer survivors and their caregivers will take the celebratory first lap at the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Murrieta May 20 and 21 at Murrieta Mesa High School. The opening ceremony and survivors lap will begin at 9 a.m. Anyone who has ever been diagnosed with cancer and their […]

American Heart Association recognizes Temecula Valley Hospital’s commitment to quality stroke care

TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital received the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association’s “Get with the Guidelines-Stroke” Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Hospitals must […]

Magic Brow threading salons brighten up faces all over the Valley

Opening in 2010 to provide eyebrow and facial threading, Magic Brow has grown to include locations in Hemet, French Valley, Lake Elsinore, Temecula, Menifee and Murrieta. Franchises have expanded their product lines as well, carrying Dermalogica skin care products, professional eyebrow powder and gel and lash-extending cosmetics, showing there is no shortage of local interest […]

Don’t Let Depression Sneak Up On You

Depression is a serious health issue, yet often its warning signs are ignored. Not acknowledging the symptoms of depression not only means the person’s day-to-day life is being affected in many negative ways, but it can also have a significant impact on physical health issues, including cancer and diabetes. Today, we know that depression is […]

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