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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..

Large acupuncture clinic good for groups

Large acupuncture clinic good for groups

Modern Acupuncture recently opened its largest clinic at 16th Street and Camelback Road, boasting 18 treatment chairs. The spa-like, open..

Health store new owners, new radio broadcast

Health store new owners, new radio broadcast

Healthy Habit Health Foods is now under new ownership. Jim and Jaime Boyachek bring their personal experiences and knowledge into the..

Gentle yoga for cancer patients

Gentle yoga for cancer patients

HonorHealth hosts a “Gentle Yoga” class for cancer patients and their loved ones, 9-10 a.m. May 11 and again on May 18 at the..

Annual cereal drive aids low-income kids

Annual cereal drive aids low-income kids

Abrazo Health is holding its annual Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive, now through June 14. The drive benefits local food banks to help..

Exercise events aid cancer research

Exercise events aid cancer research

It’s time to register for the 9th Annual Fitness for the Cure (formerly Cycle for the Cure), set for Sunday, April 28 at Camelback..

Tax season special at Risas Dental

Tax season special at Risas Dental

Risas Dental and Braces is marking this tax season by offering deals on braces and dental care. Through April 30, Risas is offering..

Walmart hosts Wellness Day

Walmart hosts Wellness Day

Walmart Wellness Day is a free health event for Walmart customers, set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at all Walmart stores that..

Walk to help you, your kids get healthy

Walk to help you, your kids get healthy

Healthy LifeStars, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping youth fight childhood obesity by promoting active, healthy lifestyles,..

Hazardous waste collection planned

Hazardous waste collection planned

Phoenix residents can dispose of common hazardous wastes and other items at a Household Hazardous Waste collection from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m...

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