At The Temecula Valley Hospital Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

Long-Distance Runner Back in Motion After Knee Replacement

January 25, 2023

After suffering the pain of a car accident for nearly a decade, Cindi Cottle made the decision to reclaim her life and mobility.

The Surprising Connection Between Mind and Heart

January 25, 2023

Stress and anxiety could be negatively affecting your heart health AND heart disease can cause stress and anxiety. Here’s how to break the cycle.

What Your Heart Is Telling You

January 24, 2023

Not all heart events are the same. Knowing what makes them different can be the key to surviving them.

The Key to Successful New Year's Resolutions

December 27, 2022

The time to build healthy habits is here. Don’t think too hard, we’ve come up with a list of resolutions worth keeping.

RSV: What YOU Need to Know

December 26, 2022

This holiday season, when families gather and the risk of spread is high, be aware of common RSV symptoms, treatments and preventive actions.

Stroke Center Gives Patient a Second Chance at Life

November 15, 2022

"I got a second chance at life; I am doing something with it. I am taking care of myself and my health."

Try These Steps to Defuse Holiday Stress

November 15, 2022

Put self-care at the top of your to-do list. Identify when stress is affecting you and how you can manage it.
 

Stay Safe This Flu Season

November 14, 2022

Don't miss any of the holiday cheer, avoid the flu this year.

Prediabetes Is Common, Often Overlooked, and Dangerous

October 30, 2022

It’s more common than you know. Learn how to avoid it turning into diabetes.

5 Ways Quitting Smoking Can Improve Your Life

October 29, 2022

Sometimes the big health reasons to quit smoking are not enough. These small perks might be the push you need to make the commitment.

New Chief Nursing Officer Angie Camacho Is Welcomed Home

October 26, 2022

"There is a different sense of pride when you are serving your own community. It feels more like home."

Depression and Aging: Know the Facts

October 11, 2022

Depression is the most prevalent mental health problem among older adults and can lead to a decline in physical, mental and social functioning.

Your Breast Cancer Screening Questions Answered

October 3, 2022

Is getting a mammogram at the top of your to-do list? If not, schedule it now. It may save your life!

Patient Can’t Say Enough Nice Things About TVH

September 20, 2022

Howard Cunningham and his wife Connie both had surgeries performed at TVH. See what he says sets our hospital apart from the rest.

The To-Do Item Men Shouldn't Forget

August 25, 2022

Prostate cancer is the second-most-common cancer among American men, and often progresses with few outward signs. Screening for it is important.

The 10-Minute Test That Could Save Your Life

August 24, 2022

When it comes to maintaining heart health, early detection and prevention are key. This simple test can uncover a dangerous condition.

The Best Ways to Deal with Back Pain

July 31, 2022

It's the No. 1 cause of disability worldwide. Learn how to better deal with it.

Q&A: Best Ways to Combat Alzheimer's

June 26, 2022

Dr. Jacob Hall shares a few practical tips and updates on identifying — and treating — Alzheimer's disease.

Neurologist's Fast Action Saves Stroke Patient

June 14, 2022

When Yvonne LeMay's double vision turned out to be a symptom of the stroke she was having, Temecula Valley Hospital wasted no time providing the treatment she needed.

Protect Yourself While Enjoying the Summer Sun

June 13, 2022

Want to protect yourself from skin cancer while enjoying the summer sun? Check out these timely tips.

Enjoy Summer Safely

May 29, 2022

Paying attention to the most common types of injury can help keep you and your family safe while getting the most out of the warm months ahead.

Emergency Heart Care Gives Temecula Man a New Lease on Life

May 18, 2022

William Richardson and his wife were on a hike when he collapsed from a heart attack. Temecula Valley Hospital was ready with the emergency care he desperately needed.

9 Essential Screenings for Men

May 11, 2022

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month! Regular check-ups and screenings can help men stay healthy by indicating preventive health needs and catching issues before they become more serious.

Recognition for our Remarkable Nurses

April 25, 2022

Nurses are on the frontline of most every healthcare interaction. We celebrate nurses everywhere during National Nurses Week, May 6-12.

5 Ways to Lessen Seasonal Allergies

April 25, 2022

Whether your allergy symptoms are frustrating or debilitating, there are steps you can take to enjoy rather than dread spring.

Temecula Resident Collapses During School Pick Up

April 1, 2022

Temecula resident Jayson Fanning arrived to pick his daughter up from school. Unknown to him, this day would be very different.

When You Need Care, Make the Smart Choice

March 25, 2022

Learn when to visit the emergency room versus urgent care.

How to Take Control of Your Neurological Health

March 25, 2022

Knowing what’s happening in your head could save your life.

Joint Replacement – Is It for You?

February 15, 2022

If you suffer from chronic joint pain and medications are no longer working, you may be a candidate for joint replacement.

Is Diabetes Putting You at Risk for Chronic Wounds?

February 15, 2022

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, talk to your doctor about ways to address and prevent chronic wounds associated with the disease, such as diabetic foot care. 

Heart Attack Symptoms – What’s Different for Men and Women

January 12, 2022

Knowing the signs and symptoms can save your life!

Could You Have Atrial Fibrillation?

January 12, 2022

What to know about this sometimes silent condition.

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 21, 2021

Want a fresh start for 2022? Create realistic, reasonable goals to set yourself up for success.

Could You Have Seasonal Depression?

December 20, 2021

Winter blahs and holiday stress have you down? Read more for helpful strategies to lighten your mood.

TVH Residency Programs Receive State Funding

April 22, 2021

As part of an effort to increase the number of physicians in California, Temecula Valley Hospital received state funding towards its residency programs.

How to Maintain Brain Health, Avoid Dementia

March 18, 2021

Read or listen to our latest TVH Health Chat podcast episode, featuring a conversation about brain health and dementia with Neurologist Jacob Hall, MD.

TVH Volunteers Host a Pet Therapy Parade

October 19, 2020

Volunteers in the TVH pet therapy program hosted a small parade so staff could see their favorite therapy dogs.

TVH Patient Crosses the COVID-19 Finish Line

August 14, 2020

Read about Temecula resident David Rich’s winning battle against COVID-19 and how Temecula Valley Hospital was with him every step of the way.

Drive-thru Health Fair Supports the Community

July 9, 2020

Temecula Valley Hospital hosted its first Drive-thru Health Fair offering health information and free giveaways from many community partners.

Medical Residents Join Temecula’s COVID-19 Response

June 12, 2020

The disaster response program provides training and hands-on experience in managing disasters for group of new graduate residents.

Local Resident Has a New Life After Heart Surgery

June 10, 2020

Tom James’ increased chest discomfort concerned him, but he was afraid to go to the hospital because of COVID-19. His doctor finally convinced him.

A Military Tribute to Healthcare Heroes

June 8, 2020

When spouses drop in on their partner at work, it’s usually not in a C-17 cargo plane. But that's what nurse Ryan Coburn's wife did during a recent flyover.