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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...

Free event about causes, treatments of tinnitus

Free event about causes, treatments of tinnitus

Tinnitus is the term used to describe sounds like ringing, buzzing, etc. that people hear in their heads. Millions of people experience..

FitPHX returns to Hance Park

FitPHX returns to Hance Park

FitPHX and AARP return with Fall Into Fitness this spring at the west end of Margaret T. Hance Park, 67 W. Culver St. This free,..

Low-cost classes all day on April 8

Low-cost classes all day on April 8

Desert Song Yoga & Healing Arts Center celebrates six years at its current location, and 36 years serving the community’s health and..

Free support groups at Abrazo Central

Free support groups at Abrazo Central

The Better Breathers Club, a free support group for people with lung disease and their caregivers, meets 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the..

Wellness challenge is easy, fun, with prizes

Wellness challenge is easy, fun, with prizes

Wellness AtoZ, an initiative of the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation, offers the “Wellness Wonders of AZ” challenge, which brings..

Free expo focused on breast cancer resources

Free expo focused on breast cancer resources

A free Breast Cancer Resource Expo will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at the Phoenix Airport Marriott Hotel, 1101 N. 44th St...

Hearing loss can lead to isolation, dementia

Hearing loss can lead to isolation, dementia

Everybody thinks “we hear with our ears,” and while that is partially correct, the process of hearing actually happens at the level of..

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