HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER FALL HEALTH LECTURE SERIES STARTS THIS WEDNESDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center is hosting a fall health lecture series beginning Wednesday, September 28. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation to the first in the series… The Hi-Desert Medical Center is offering a series of health-related lectures beginning Wednesday, September 28, from 6 to 7 p.m. The first lecture

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER WANTS CANCER PATIENTS TO LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER

Women who are going through treatments for cancer are invited to a free workshop, Look Good, Feel Better, at the Hi-Desert Medical Center. The class offers complimentary group, individual, and online sessions that teach women how to deal with temporary hair loss, and changes to skin, complexions, and nails due

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER WANTS CANCER PATIENTS TO LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER

Women who are going through treatments for cancer are invited to a free workshop, Look Good, Feel Better, at the Hi-Desert Medical Center. The class offers complimentary group, individual, and online sessions that teach women how to deal with temporary hair loss, and changes to skin, complexions, and nails due

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets tomorrow and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Helen Gray Education Center located on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM STARTS WEDNESDAY

Hi-Desert Medical Center is offering a free smoking cessation program starting this Wednesday. Reporter Kirby Davis tells you how to sign up… Recognizing no two smokers are alike, working with others to learn why you smoke, identifying triggers and creating a support network are hallmarks of a successful smoking cessation

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FREE DIABETES EDUCATION CLASSES AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

Hi-Desert Medical Center hosts free education classes for diagnosed diabetes patients. The Medical Center’s Dietary department will provide relevant tools and information that patients need to provide comprehensive training and understanding. These classes, which have expanded to four one-hour classes, are designed to allow the patient to begin education anywhere

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DIABETES CLASSES HELD AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER

Hi-Desert Medical Center hosts free education classes for diagnosed diabetes patients. The Medical Center’s Dietary department will provide relevant tools and information that patients need to provide comprehensive training and understanding. These classes, which have expanded to four one-hour classes, are designed to allow the patient to begin education anywhere

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A NIGHT FOR LIFE FOR HIGH DESERT PREGNANCY CLINIC

The High Desert Pregnancy Clinic has planned a fundraiser event. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has all the details… The High Desert Pregnancy Clinic will hold its annual fundraiser, “A Night for Life Under the Stars,” on Saturday, September 24. This semi‐formal evening will feature entertainment by the Luminators, with hors

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, will meet tomorrow and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Helen Gray Center in Joshua Tree. The group is facilitated by

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AVELS WILL NOT RUN FOR MORONGO BASIN HEALTHCARE DISTRICT

Martie Avels, a board member of the Morongo Basin Healthcare District, has announced she does not intend to seek re-election to the board in November. Avels, who has worked at the hospital for 30 years as a nurse and administrator and who also serves as a community member on the

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER AUXILIARY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

The Hi-Desert Medical Center has an opportunity for some quality volunteerism. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more about the Auxiliary program… The Hi-Desert Medical Center Auxiliary matches motivated local volunteers with vital and rewarding assignments. They complement the care provided by medical staff. From patient registration, to running the gift shop

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BLOOD DRIVE AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, June 29, at Hi-Desert Medical Center, from 10 to 2. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. All prospective donors should be free of infections or illness, weigh at

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HOSPITAL TREATS THREE JUVENILES FOR METH

Three juveniles were treated at Hi-Desert Medical Center after they drank an unknown liquid in Luckie Park in Twentynine Palms Monday. According to a Sheriff’s report, the three unidentified juveniles said they found a bottle with a clear liquid in it at the park and drank it. One of the

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CEREAL DRIVE BRINGS IN 11,000 SERVINGS

A cereal donation food drive sponsored by Hi-Desert Medical Center, Hi-Desert Publishing Company, and Z107.7 brought in more than 11,000 servings of cereal and $1,300 in cash to help feed hungry residents a healthy breakfast. The cereal food drive, which ran June 3-10 at Morongo Basin businesses, collected 18,255 servings

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MAJOR CHANGES COMING TO HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER

Changes are coming to the Hi-Desert Medical Center, thanks to the take-over of the hospital by Tenet Healthcare last July. The hospital’s chief executive officer Karen Faulis told the Morongo Basin Healthcare District board of directors at their June 9 meeting that Tenet is recruiting several physicians, including general surgeons,

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN MEDICAL AID-IN-DYING LAW

On Thursday, June 9, California became the fifth state, after Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Vermont to legalize assisted suicide for terminally ill, mentally competent adults. But if you’re a patient at Hi-Desert Medical Center, managing editor Tami Roleff says you’ll need to look elsewhere for a doctor to help you…

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BLOOD DRIVE AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive tomorrow, Wednesday, April 27, at Hi-Desert Medical Center, from 10 to 2. Donors will receive incentives. O-negative blood is especially needed. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. To make an appointment to donate blood,

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DRUG TAKEBACK AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER THIS SATURDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center is holding another drug take-back day Saturday, February 27. Assignment reporter David Knutson has the details… Every year, thousands of pounds of prescription drugs end up in landfills, posing a danger to the environment. The Hi-Desert Medical Center is hosting a Drop-Off Event for unwanted prescription

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BLOOD DRIVE IN HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Wednesday, February 24, at Hi-Desert Medical Center, from 10 to 2. Donors will receive incentives. O-negative blood is especially needed. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. To make an appointment to donate blood,

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FREE ON-LINE HEART ATTACK AND STROKE RISK ASSESSMENT OFFERED

A special website can help you learn if you are at risk for a heart attack or stroke. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the free service is offered by area hospitals… February is American Heart Month, and Hi-Desert Medical Center, Desert Regional Medical Center, and JFK Memorial Hospital are offering free

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