Month: December 2014

Exercise Alone Won’t Halt Weight Gain

By Staff Reports (DGIwire)– A recent study published recently in the British Journal of Sports Medicine looked at the exercise patterns and weight of more than 19,000 adults over a 22 year period. The researchers found that almost everyone gained weight…

Storm Alert

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The National Weather Service has issued forecasts for a winter storm that is expected to arrive in our area later today, Tuesday, and continue through Wednesday morning. Estimates are for 10-14 inches of snow at…

Peak Flu

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Flu season is taking off in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s flu expert…

Victorville City Hall Holiday Information

By Staff Reports (Victorville) — City of Victorville, City Hall is closed for the holidays beginning Wednesday, December 24.  Victorville City Hall will reopen on Monday, January 5,2015.  The following list of emergency contacts has been assembled for serving the…

Glycemic Eating

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. A rigorously controlled study indicates the glycemic index won’t help people avoid diabetes or heart disease. The index is about…

Homeownership: A Dream or Reality?

By Staff Reports (DGIwire)- When people define “the American Dream,” homeownership is usually one of the first things they mention. But according to recent statistics from the U.S. Department of Commerce, the American homeownership rate has fallen to its lowest level…

Hookahs and Snus to Cigarettes

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. A study indicates teens and young adults who start smoking with hookahs, or waterpipes, are more likely later to start…

Spice Things Up

By Staff Reports (DGIwire)  Adding a variety of spices to your diet might not only add some variety and taste, they will even improve your health. Herbs and spices are the best way to add flavor and dimension to a…