Murrieta child dies of flu-related complications

MURRIETA – A Murrieta child died of complications stemming from a flu infection – the first documented death of the 2017-2018 influenza season in Riverside County, health officials said. The victim, identified only as a child under 10 years old, succumbed to the illness Thursday, according to the department of public health. “This is a […]

Does my child have an alcohol or drug problem or is it just a phase?

TEMECULA – National statistics have said that 82 percent of children will have used alcohol, or some other drug, before graduating from high school. Upward of 15 percent will go on to experience a lifetime of problems related to their use of substances. The question for all parents facing this situation is “In which category […]

Riverside University Health System ramps up fight against antibiotic resistance by educating patients, providers and public

MORENO VALLEY – The consequences of society’s overreliance on antibiotics can be seen coming through the doors of Riverside University Health System Medical Center on a regular basis, and pharmacists there want to curtail the trend. “We are seeing 3-year-old children coming in with strains of bacteria that are resistant to most antibiotics and they’ve […]

Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center hosts educational seminar on nutrition and cancer

Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center hosts educational seminar on nutrition and cancer

TEMECULA – Michelle’s Place Breast Cancer Resource Center is hosting an educational seminar, “Nutrition and Cancer: New Research and Resources” 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the center in Temecula. Dr. Jerry Hizon is a family medicine and primary care sports medicine physician in Murrieta will lead the seminar. Good nutrition is important […]

‘File of Life’ saves lives in Hemet San Jacinto Valley

‘File of Life’ saves lives in Hemet San Jacinto Valley

The Hemet Fire Department, Riverside County Fire, Cal Fire and American Medical Response paramedics and emergency medical technicians have found a simple way for residents in need of emergency medical treatment to help them in emergency calls. It is called the “File of Life,” which can be magnetically attached on refrigerator doors. More than 5,000 […]

Homewatch CareGivers opens new office in Temecula

TEMECULA – Homewatch CareGivers is expanding to meet the increased need for home care providers in northeast San Diego County and southwest Riverside County. The leading home care company with more than 200 franchised units across 34 states domestically, as well as in Canada, Central and South America, announced the opening of a new location […]