Loma Linda – Murrieta Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Loma Linda – Murrieta Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Murrieta – Those driving north on the I-215, or visiting the emergency room at Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta this month, will notice a pink ribbon shining on the hospital’s north tower. In honor of breast cancer awareness month, and for the first time since opening, the hospital is projecting a large pink […]

The ‘Public Option’ is just single-payer on the installment plan

Sally Pipes Special to Valley News The Affordable Care Act’s government-run insurance markets are collapsing. Insurers are losing millions of dollars and proposing double-digit premium hikes combined with high deductibles to try to stanch the bleeding. It’s no wonder that exchange enrollment is roughly half what the Congressional Budget Office predicted, 11.1 million instead of […]

New data show major improvements in health care access, affordability and quality in California under the Affordable Care Act

SACRAMENTO – New studies released recently show Californians are experiencing slower growth in health care premiums, increased access to coverage, and higher quality of care under the Affordable Care Act. The average premium for families with employer-sponsored health plans grew just 3.4 percent in 2016, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research and […]

Community turns up to celebrate Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta fifth anniversary

Community turns up to celebrate Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta fifth anniversary

MURRIETA – It was a day commemorated with prayers of gratitude, proclamations, celebrations, and a big community presence in the hospital’s gaily-decorated lobby. At Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta a very special milestone in the history of Southwest Riverside County was commemorated, as the hospital marked its five-year anniversary with an open house, […]

Drug take back event scheduled in Murrieta

MURRIETA – The Murrieta Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the front lobby of the Murrieta Police Department Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 […]

Insurance companies ‘lifeline’ to quality care when it comes to addiction

Obtaining assistance, for yourself or a loved one who has a substance abuse problem, can be a frustrating and even dangerous endeavor. With the passage of the Affordable Care Act and the parity mandate that accompanied it, the door opened for anyone to open a treatment facility, with or without, education, experience or the best […]

Desert Hills Memory Care Receives “Excellence in Care” Designation

HEMET – Desert Hills Memory Care, 25818 Columbia Street, was awarded its fourth consecutive “Excellence in Care” designation through the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, who has named the community a “Dementia Program of Distinction.” Desert Hills Memory Care was the first memory care community in California to receive the award in 2009. Since then, the […]

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