When was the last time you saw your doctor? For most people, it was the last time they were sick or had some sort of physical issue. Going to the doctor is usually the answer to some sort of problem that has recently cropped up.But what if we told you that going to the doctor consistently and frequently, even when you feel perfectly fine, could actually help prevent future … [Read more...] about How often should you see your doctor?
Who is the happiest person you know? Who’s that one person in your life, be it a colleague at work, a longtime friend or family member, who always seems to be wearing a smile and radiating positivity whenever you see them? Now answer this: Do you envy that person or are you annoyed by them? We may not all go through life thinking everything is sunshine and rainbows, but … [Read more...] about 6 Small Ways to Improve Your Mood
Are you nervous about vaccinating your kids? Are you having trouble separating the myths from the truth? So why do parents choose not to vaccinate their children? It's largely due to the spread of misinformation. Vaccines cause autism:This line of thinking originated with a 1997 study that suggested that the Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccine was causing autism in … [Read more...] about Childhood Vaccinations Myths and Truths
Big Bear, CA - On Sunday, August 27, at the home of Kent and Linda Ricchiuti-Stalcup, Helen Walsh was honored as the recipient of the inaugural Helen Walsh Humanitarian Award. The purpose of this award is to honor those individuals who have provided exceptional support of the Bear Valley Community Healthcare District Foundation and other community organizations that support the … [Read more...] about Helen Walsh Honored
Big Bear, CA - On Friday, May 19, Big Bear Lake resident and cancer survivor Tina Follett will help kick-off day six of the 12th annual Amgen Tour of California, America’s most prestigious professional cycling race. Follett was selected to participate in the official start activities by Amgen on behalf of the company’s Breakaway from Cancer® initiative, which aims to … [Read more...] about ‘Breakaway From Cancer’ Honors Local Cancer Survivor During Amgen Tour of California
Big Bear, CA, January 26, 2017 - In August of 2016, Bear Valley Community Healthcare District’s Mom & Dad Project applied for a grant to provide car seats to help parents and caregivers abide by the new car seat law effective January 2017. According to California Highway Patrol, effective January 2017, “Children under 2 years of age shall ride in a rear-facing car seat … [Read more...] about Mom & Dad Project Receives Grant to Provide Free Car Seats