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Sep-Oct 2004

  • Features

  • Breast Cancer Survivor - When Lynn Peden and her husband Ernie finally moved to the desert full time in the fall of 1997, it was a draam realized. The two had their first date in Palm springs... more
  • Odyssey of an Aneurysm - While enduring another cold winter, Diane Jennings of Greenwich, Connecticut, was looking forward to a warm visit with her close Coachella Valley friends, Harry and Joy... more
  • Fibromyalgia: A Chronic Pain Illness - For months, 32-year-old Joan Brett (not her real name) had felt extremely tired day after day. At first, this mother of two toddlers attributed her severe fatigue and... more
  • Insulin Resistance: How You Can Fight It! - Eating foods high in carbohydrates, such as pasta, French fries or even an apple, can potentially cause a great deal of harm to your body, as a result of a condition... more
  • New Hope for a Cure - The uncertainty of the cause or causes of Parkinson’s Disease is profoundly disappointing to anyone affected by the disease, either as a patient, a caregiver or family... more
  • Contributors Sep - Oct 2004 - Roxanne Jones is a Palm Desert-based freelance writer with extensive experience writing about medical and health-related topics. She began her medical writing career as... more
  • The New Informed Patient Teaming with the... - There was a time, not that long ago, when a diagnosis and treatment plan given by the doctor was the final say in a patient’s awareness of their disease. No matter how... more
  • Eating Right to Prevent - If you could reduce your risk of breast cancer or prostate cancer by adjusting your diet, would you do it? Of course, most of us would answer “yes,” yet we still don’t... more
  • Get Moving - Get Moving
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