Coachella gets moving with ‘Walk with a Doc’ program

In an effort to increase community interest in exercising, the Walk with a Doc program invites residents to walk with area physicians every fourth Saturday of the month. The program was conceived by a doctor who wanted to go beyond advising his patients in the office setting, by asking families to join doctors in physical exercise. “It is important that we, as parents, […]

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‘Cirugía Sin Fronteras’ provides low cost surgery to families in need

Despite the expansion of Medicaid and insurance subsidies for lower-income Americans through the Affordable Care Act, some working people are still falling through the cracks. This hole in medical coverage is perhaps most glaring in the case of expensive but life-saving surgeries. Cirugía Sin Fronteras (Surgery Without Borders) exclusively serves patients without health insurance. Operating through a network of Kern County healthcare […]

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