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Free HIV testing being offered

Free HIV testing being offered

Aunt Rita’s Foundation and the Arizona Department of Health Services have teamed up to provide free HIV testing in the area and around..

Planning, pacing keys to holiday eating

Planning, pacing keys to holiday eating

Thanksgiving is only weeks away and many people in the area and around the country will likely plan to stuff themselves with rich foods...

Mission of Mercy volunteers critical

Mission of Mercy volunteers critical

Many people decide to volunteer around Thanksgiving and Christmas but one local woman has been faithfully lending her support to Mission of..

Healthcare center opens new location

Healthcare center opens new location

There is a new place in the area to receive physical, mental, emotional and virtual health services. Bayless Integrated Healthcare has..

Sports, classes can help people get fit

Sports, classes can help people get fit

There are lots of ways for people of all ages to move, have fun and get fit in the area this fall and winter at community centers...

Seminar offered on treating, managing AFib

Seminar offered on treating, managing AFib

Dr. Akash Makkar, a cardiac electrophysiologist, will discuss A-Fib symptoms and diagnosis at a free lunch and seminar on Wednesday, Oct...

Many treatments available for tennis elbow

Many treatments available for tennis elbow

It’s a tennis player’s worst nightmare: tennis elbow. Also known as tendonitis or a painful Achilles tendinopathy, it is a strain or..

Breast Cancer Awareness stresses early detection

Breast Cancer Awareness stresses early detection

It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to honor those who lost their battle with the disease and to support family and friends..

3-D printing helps with spinal surgery plans

3-D printing helps with spinal surgery plans

Modern technology being used in an innovative way at the Barrow Innovation Center is making it easier for surgeons to plan for and create..

September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month

Not a day goes by that the topic of mental illness isn’t making news. Whether connected to the passing of a well-known celebrity or the..

New hope for ovarian cancer patients

New hope for ovarian cancer patients

One of the most difficult cancers to treat, ovarian cancer, is in the spotlight this month during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. For the..

Wellness weekend offers relaxation freebies

Wellness weekend offers relaxation freebies

Celebrate World Wellness Weekend with some relaxing deals at Massage Envy locations in North Central Phoenix and around the Valley. Massage..

Learn life-saving CPR technique

Learn life-saving CPR technique

HonorHealth offers a course in CPR 1:30-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 in the at the Cowden Center, 9202 N. 2nd St. The course is designed to help..

Wachter joins special needs dental clinic

Wachter joins special needs dental clinic

PDS Foundation Dentists for Special Needs last year opened its first Arizona clinic, located at 4550 E. Bell Road, Ste. 106. The clinic is..

Street renamed in honor of ‘The Champ’

Street renamed in honor of ‘The Champ’

A street on the Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center campus, which houses Barrow Neurological Institute’s Muhammad..

Kettlebells and cocktails at Village Health Club

Kettlebells and cocktails at Village Health Club

Anyone who wants to burn calories and boost strength, then sip cocktails afterwards can check out free classes at the Village Health Club..

What is auditory processing disorder?

What is auditory processing disorder?

Your child passes a hearing test but is diagnosed with auditory processing disorder (APD). How is it possible to have an auditory disorder..

From not walking, to mastering yoga

From not walking, to mastering yoga

As 5-year-old Mishell Vale was jumping rope with a neighborhood friend, she fell and hit her head on the concrete driveway. After being..

Free yoga sessions those with TBIs

Free yoga sessions those with TBIs

Nonprofit LoveYourBrain Foundation (LYB) this month launches its free yoga program for those with traumatic brain injuries and their..

Free indoor fitness classes downtown

Free indoor fitness classes downtown

FitPHX and AARP Arizona present “Fall Into Fitness”—a free, family-oriented fitness program for all ages and experience levels...

A group to help deal with grief

A group to help deal with grief

Are you dealing with the loss of a loved one and struggling to find a way to cope? A Grief Support Group meets 4:30-6 p.m. the first and..

Handzel recognized for chiropractic care

Handzel recognized for chiropractic care

Dr. Jim Handzel, D.C., of the Joint Chiropractic–Camelback was named the 2018 Chiropractor of the Year at the company’s annual..

What is causing your dizziness?

What is causing your dizziness?

There are many causes of dizziness, including BPPV, a condition where dizziness is generated by mal-positioned inner ear crystals. But what..

Shire joins studio, offers restorative yoga

Shire joins studio, offers restorative yoga

North Central resident and yoga instructor Gila Shire has joined the team at Ironwood Yoga Studios, 8342 N. 7th St. Shire, who has taught..

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