The many problems associated with obesity

The many problems associated with obesity

Nearly 30 percent of the world’s population is overweight or obese, and this issue has a substantial impact on cancer rates according to leading experts. Recently, scientists reported obesity is responsible for an estimated 500,000 cancer deaths worldwide each year. Nearly two-thirds of obesity-associated cancers, including colon, rectum, womb and other cancers, occur in the […]

Elizabeth Hospice seeks volunteers in Inland Empire and San Diego County

ESCONDIDO – The Elizabeth Hospice will host its next volunteer training sessions Saturday, Feb. 25, and Saturday, March 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Elizabeth Hospice administrative building located at 500 La Terraza Blvd, Suite 130 in Escondido. Volunteer training is free and open to the public and participants must attend both […]

Temecula Valley Hospital’s Heart Health event helps women learn symptoms, risk factors and prevention

Offering an educational forum for women to learn about heart disease and heart health, the Temecula Valley Hospital hosts its fourth annual Awareness Fair luncheon. Through the expert advice from physicians, women will learn about symptoms, risk factors and lifestyle changes. A vascular surgeon and cardiologist are scheduled to speak at the event. All while […]

Tips for building and maintaining a long-term relationship

Each year, Valentine’s Day brings thoughts of cute greeting cards and heart-shaped boxes of candy, but it’s also a good time to think about long-term relationships. Our romantic Valentine’s Day relationships actually share many of the same basics as any of our close relationships. Marriage, friendships or even business arrangements are all long-term relationships based […]

Learn to protect yourself and loved ones from diabetes

Learn to protect yourself and loved ones from diabetes

There’s an epidemic racing through America at an incredible rate: diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, it’s the fastest-growing disease in the country and the fifth leading cause of death. If the trend continues, one out of three Americans will develop diabetes in their lifetime. Each day, more than 4,000 people are diagnosed with […]

Public Health official confirms first influenza-related death in Riverside County for current flu season

RIVERSIDE – Health officials say a 12–year-old child who died after being hospitalized is Riverside County’s first flu-related death for the current influenza season. The child, who lived in western Riverside County, was admitted to the hospital with acute respiratory distress and tested positive for influenza, Dr. Cameron Kaiser, the county’s public health officer, said. […]

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