Oak Hills

Oak Hills is an unincorporated community in the high desert of San Bernardino County, located west of U.S. Route 395.

Overweight and The Prostate

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Weighing too much when you are diagnosed with prostate cancer could be a bad sign. At Kaiser Permanente Southern California…

Mojave Flick Review: Frozen

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Editor’s note: We all love movies, but rather than ask a syndicated columnist who has never visited our beautiful High Desert, we commissioned our own local movie critic: Nolan P. Smith to review films and give us a local perspective.…

Lower Light

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. The eye chart in the doctor’s office might not be the best guide to how clearly an older person can…

Late Sleep, Worse Grades

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Not getting enough sleep is bad for everybody, and a study indicates teenagers can see it in their grades all…

Working Out Against Arthritis

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Keeping joints moving is a good way to fight the pain and stiffness that comes with arthritis, but people with…

Eyes on the Ads

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Some ads are more important to some people than to others, and one study highlights this in food ads. At…

Heads-Up On Head Injuries

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. A study by the Institute of Medicine says many athletes and coaches don’t report a possible concussion, even though this…

Organ Donating

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Talib Babb with HHS HealthBeat. The best gift you can ever give is life. Currently, more than 120,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for…