April is National Donate Life Month. Take a by-the-numbers look at some of the surprising numbers surrounding organ donation.
The prostate gland is an important part of the male reproductive system. As men age, they become more likely to develop issues with their prostate including prostatitis, enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer.
Dementia: What You Need to Know
Dementia is not a disease in itself but rather is a set of symptoms that are caused by any one of a number of diseases (including Alzheimer’s), injuries and disorders that affect the brain. Dementia occurs when the nerve cells in the brain no longer work and die.
Summer Health and Safety
As you venture outdoors this summer, Temecula Valley Hospital encourages you to take the necessary precautions to protect against the summer's common health and safety risks. Such risks include foodborne diseases, heat-induced illnesses and more.
National Nutrition Month
March is National Nutrition Month. Temecula Valley Hospital encourages you to adopt eating and physical activity plans that are focused on consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices and getting daily exercise in order to achieve a healthy weight.
Arthritis is a family of complex musculoskeletal disorders that consists of more than 100 different diseases or conditions that can affect people of all ages races and genders. Here are three of the common arthritic diseases.
Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Cancer of the colon or rectum is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. 50,000 of the 140,000 Americans diagnosed yearly die from colorectal cancer. Getting screened for colorectal cancer beginning at age 50 can help prevent this disease.
While health is an important issue for everyone, racial and ethnic minorities in this country continue to face significant health disparities despite the progress that has been made.