How to build an emergency kit for the car

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – With recovery underway following Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma and September’s National Preparedness Month underway, some families are realizing that their emergency kits should be re-evaluated, and others realized they had no kits at all. The Automobile Club of Southern California is reminding residents to be prepared for an emergency whether at home or […]

Make your own luck

Bryan Golden Special to Valley News What exactly is luck? Why do some people appear to be luckier than others? Is luck a question of chance or fate or are there things you can do to improve your luck? Actually, being lucky isn’t just a matter of luck at all. Luck is a combination of attitude, mental orientation, […]

Researchers test the use of Zika virus to fight brain cancer

SAN DIEGO – The Zika virus, the subject of a global health scare over the past couple of years, might actually help fight an aggressive form of brain cancer, researchers at the University of California San Diego’s School of Medicine announced last week. In an article in The Journal of Experimental Medicine, the UCSD scientists […]

New vaccination recommendations issued for hepatitis A outbreak

Tom Christensen County of San Diego Communications Office The ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County has claimed 14 lives and hospitalized 246 people among the reported 352 cases. Approximately 70 percent of the cases have been among people who are homeless, use illicit drugs or a combination of those two factors. The county has […]

Caring for the nation’s heroes

FirstLight Home Care Special to Valley News There are just under 2 million World War II veterans remaining in the U.S., and they are aging quickly. Many members of the “Greatest Generation” are dealing with the challenges of advancing age and need care and assistance with activities of daily living. Home care can be an […]

Hemet Valley Medical Center to become STEMI center

HEMET – In an effort to work more efficiently between doctors and paramedics, Hemet Valley Medical Center is working toward achieving STEMI, or segment elevation myocardial infarction, certification. Once the hospital receives the certification, STEMI protocols will allow the hospital to treat patients when it matters most – right after the suspected heart attack – […]

Regional cancer task force aims to increase accessibility of cancer care in southwest Riverside County

TEMECULA – Accessibility to cancer care for cancer patients in southwest Riverside County is being evaluated by a Regional Cancer Services Task Force comprised of elected officials and representatives from Riverside County, cities of Murrieta, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Temecula, Wildomar and Canyon Lake, as well as Riverside County Public Health, the Riverside University Health System, […]

Support the fight against breast cancer at Susan G. Komen Inland Empire Race for the Cure

Support the fight against breast cancer at Susan G. Komen Inland Empire Race for the Cure

MURRIETA –The 2017 Susan G. Komen Inland Empire Race for the Cure will be held Oct. 8 at 1 Town Square Park in Murrieta. The community is invited to register at www.komenie.org now until Sept. 4 and receive $5 off registration by using the discount code: LABORDAY. Together with friends, family and co-workers, Komen Inland […]