Newsroom Section: In the Media Helpful, healthy advice: Medical experts assist grocery shoppers 12/04/2017 By Daily Press APPLE VALLEY — One medical group is planting doctors inside some local grocery stores to help shoppers make healthier food choices and to monitor their health. In an effort to tackle obesity, cardiovascular disease and other health-related issues, Providence St. Joseph Health’s Southern California Region’s “Shop with Your Doc” project arrived in the High Desert Monday. Doctor Riad Z. Abdelkarim, the VP and CMO of St. Joseph Health, St. Mary of Apple Valley and Registered Dietitian Debbie Rathbone were at Food-4-Less on Bear Valley Road in Apple Valley to visit with shoppers. “During their visit, the medical duo toured the store and answered shoppers’ health and nutrition questions,” said St. Joseph Health, St. Mary spokesman Randy Bevilacqua. “They also went over food labels, discussed healthy eating options and lifestyles, and offered blood pressure checks.” Read more Categories: Alert Banner Related Articles Cottonwood Elementary completes fitness tracking campaign in partnership with St. Mary 07/28/2017 By Daily Press Cottonwood Elementary completes fitness tracker campaign in partnership ... Mental Health Summit focuses on "stigma of silence" 05/10/2018 By Daily Press Mental Health Summit focuses on "stigma of silence" Couple welcome first Victor Valley baby of 2015 01/01/2015 Click here to view article. Paisley is Victor Valley’s first baby born in 2014 01/02/2014 Click here to read article. A Better Way Domestic Violence Shelter receives $25,000 donation 07/31/2014 Click here to view article.