The tragic death of a local teen from Murrieta Mesa High School in May is bringing the risk of anxiety medications to the forefront with many parents throughout southwest Riverside County. Alexis Madeline Doss took an entire bottle of anxiety medications prescribed to her by her doctor, ultimately ending her own life May 15. “I […]
The brain communicates through the spinal cord and the vast network of the nervous system to control every function of the body. From neuromusculoskeletal health, control and function to immune system regulation, the entire body depends on the brain as the central organizing and regulating system. When the brain works right, the body works right. […]
Trudy Lieberman Special to Valley News In a recent column, I reported on an effort in Ohio to bring price transparency to medical services. Ohio state representative Jim Butler, R- 41 OH, had spearheaded passage of legislation that would require health care providers including doctors and hospitals to disclose prices for their services. The law […]
Reporting all forms of abuse against elder or dependent adults is the key point of a campaign initiated by the Riverside County Department of Public Social Services.
Risk of transmission is low for the more than 2,000 people notified of possible exposure to tuberculosis after a single staff member at Parkview Community Hospital and two staffers at Hemet Valley Medical Center were diagnosed with the illness, the Riverside County Department of Public Health said.
TEMECULA –Rancho Dental and Innovative Oral Surgery are hosting the 3rd annual Dentistry from the Heart event July 8. Dentistry from the Heart is dedicated to providing a day of free dental care to those in need, sponsored by dentists Dr. Dave Perry, Dr. Dan Perry of Rancho Dental and Dr. Kenneth Whitworth of Innovative […]
Dr. Harold Katz Special to Valley News Consumers have become increasingly aware of the hidden toxins in foods and beverages, as well as eating and drinking utensils. They avoid high fat and high sodium foods, sulfates in their personal care products, aerosol sprays and toxic chemicals in their household cleaners. Yet, when it comes to […]
Less than one month after holding an initial town hall meeting to solicit feedback from residents on possible uses for the vacant Fallbrook Hospital building located at 624 East Elder St., the Fallbrook Regional Health District board voted unanimously to sell the facility to mental health provider Crestwood Behavioral Health for $4.5 million during its […]
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Education, prevention and early screening are important. However, screenings, treatment and recovery can be a lengthy, difficult and expensive process for patients and their support systems. Access to expert services and resources is critical. Locally, communities in Southwest Riverside County – Temecula, Murrieta, […]
All Star Physical Therapy in Menifee is at the top of its game; Director Melissa Kaminski and the facility’s staff have earned that distinction through their excellent care of patients and their expert knowledge of physical therapy techniques. “Physical therapy helps people who have had an injury, are recovering from surgery or suffer from […]