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Blood donations urgently needed

Blood donations urgently needed

Until you need it, chances are that you never think about whether there will be blood available for a transfusion. But right now is the..

Free at-home COVID-19 tests now available

Free at-home COVID-19 tests now available

Free COVID-19 home test kits are now available for order online through the federal government. As virus numbers continue to rise, testing..

Mindfulness course offers new way to manage stress

Mindfulness course offers new way to manage stress

Hospice of the Valley invites residents to learn more about mindfulness during an eight-week Mindfulness course that kicks off in March...

Library offers classes promoting healthy living

Library offers classes promoting healthy living

This month, the Phoenix Public Library is offering programming — both in-person and online — to help residents find healthy living..

Kick off the new year by giving the gift of life

Kick off the new year by giving the gift of life

In December, America’s Blood Centers, the American Red Cross and the Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies joined..

Start a journey towards fitness in 2022

Start a journey towards fitness in 2022

The City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department makes it easy for residents to get out and get fit through its FitPHX WalkPHX program...

Nonprofit offers support for weight loss

Nonprofit offers support for weight loss

TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a nonprofit weight-loss support organization, offers an individual approach to weight loss and..

Walgreens offers COVID-19 vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11

Walgreens offers COVID-19 vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11

Walgreens is offering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 5 to 11 following the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use..

Heart Hospital marks AFib procedure milestone

Heart Hospital marks AFib procedure milestone

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital is marking a milestone – treating its 1,000th patient using the Watchman implant to help decrease stroke..

Health Center set to open in Sunnyslope

Health Center set to open in Sunnyslope

A new Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health (NOAH) medical center is expected to open in Sunnyslope next month. NOAH Desert Mission Health..

Learn about flora, fauna, on hike in mountain preserve

Learn about flora, fauna, on hike in mountain preserve

Take a short hike and learn about plants and animals during a city of Phoenix event on Sunday, Dec. 12. Learn about flora and fauna endemic..

Relax, restore in sound bath healing sessions

Relax, restore in sound bath healing sessions

If you are looking for a way to relax and enjoy positive vibes with others, a local venue might be the ideal place to visit. Sound bath..

Mobile lab delivers testing, vaccinations for COVID-19

Mobile lab delivers testing, vaccinations for COVID-19

A North Central laboratory is on a mission to help residents who are underserved and uninsured obtain COVID-19 testing and vaccinations...

Many conditions can cause chronic pelvic pain

Many conditions can cause chronic pelvic pain

If you suffer from chronic pelvic pain, there are many possible reasons for it, as well as ways to treat it. Dr. Mohammad Islam, a..

Pop-up event will feature meditation and mindfulness

Pop-up event will feature meditation and mindfulness

Relax and connect with others as you strive to improve your wellbeing at a pop-up event on Saturday, Oct. 23. OUTSIDE MEDITATION, a pop-up..

How to discern flu symptoms from COVID-19 symptoms

How to discern flu symptoms from COVID-19 symptoms

With flu season typically starting this month in Arizona, Banner Health offers tips on how to know whether you have influenza rather than..

Clinic helps patients handle pain, behavioral health

Clinic helps patients handle pain, behavioral health

Recovia, a pain management clinic and behavioral health center, recently opened offices at 2411 W. Northern Ave., Suite 201, and 337 E...

Abrazo campus recognized for stroke treatments

Abrazo campus recognized for stroke treatments

Abrazo Central Campus is receiving national recognition for the quality of its healthcare professionals and the resources and support it..

Center expands services for LGBTQ+ residents

Center expands services for LGBTQ+ residents

There is good news for members of the LGBTQ+ community who need confidential testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), as well as..

Chase offers treasure of fitness, fundraising

Chase offers treasure of fitness, fundraising

If you “arrrgh” eager to gather your crew and walk or run while helping raise money for a cause, the Pirate’s Treasure Chase this..

Relax, build strength in Banner Health yoga classes

Relax, build strength in Banner Health yoga classes

You can unwind, improve your flexibility and build strength in a gentle yoga class that Banner Health offers. These classes will be held..

HonorHealth requires workers obtain vaccines

HonorHealth requires workers obtain vaccines

HonorHealth is requiring employees to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations in order to try to protect workers and patients. The healthcare..

Ease emergency department visits with Dignity Health tool

Ease emergency department visits with Dignity Health tool

If you need to visit the emergency department at a Dignity Health hospital, including St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center at 350..

CVS Pharmacy MinuteClinic sites offer vaccinations

CVS Pharmacy MinuteClinic sites offer vaccinations

You can obtain vaccinations for COVID-19, the flu, shingles and many other illnesses when you visit a MinuteClinic at CVS Pharmacy..

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