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Fischer treats patients with care, compassion

Fischer treats patients with care, compassion

Dr. Lisa Fischer is a psychoanalytic therapist in North Central Phoenix who is full of passion for her profession. She works with..

Bootcamp Fitness for all activity levels

Bootcamp Fitness for all activity levels

Add some strength training to your health routine and get fired up twice a week to get that body moving and maximizing with Bootcamp..

Addiction treatment with holistic approach

Addiction treatment with holistic approach

Bayless Integrated Healthcare, a leader in combining physical, social, mental and emotional health services, now offers an Integrated..

Hospital receives two recognitions

Hospital receives two recognitions

Abrazo Central Campus, 2000 W. Bethany Home Road, received an “A” grade in the latest hospital safety report card released in April by..

Get fit, tone and learn self-defense

Get fit, tone and learn self-defense

Brian K. Banks, a fourth-degree black belt, has begun teaching Fit-Defense MMA classes at the North Mountain Visitor Center, 12950 N. 7th..

Treating injuries out on the trail

Treating injuries out on the trail

The Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) hosts a Wilderness First Aid course, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 9-10 at the North Mountain..

Two health-focused shops in one stop

Two health-focused shops in one stop

The Drip Room hopes to work its way into the veins of the North Central Phoenix community with the opening of its second Valley location at..

Blood drives held on June 11

Blood drives held on June 11

The American Red Cross is counting on volunteer donors to give blood and help ensure patient needs can be met this summer. Around Memorial..

Non-invasive, drug-free pain relief

Non-invasive, drug-free pain relief

San Diego-based AVACEN Medical is the maker of the drug-free, pain relief product, the AVACEN 100, which offers a unique approach to..

Moonlight yoga at Mountain Shadows

Moonlight yoga at Mountain Shadows

Mountain Shadows Resort, 5445 E. Lincoln Drive, hosts Moonlight Yoga 8 p.m. Sunday, May 20. Atop the resort’s stunning Camelback Overlook..

Yoga for Recovery aids cancer patients

Yoga for Recovery aids cancer patients

Discover how yoga can help you recover from an illness—even cancer—during a twice-monthly Yoga for Recover Class, 9-10:15 a.m...

Pilates on the lawn benefits AAWL

Pilates on the lawn benefits AAWL

Studio Verve Pilates hosts the 7th Annual Pilates in the Park, celebrating the Pilates Method Alliance’s National Pilates Day, 9:30-10:30..

Open house set for new dental office

Open house set for new dental office

Dr. Alexandria Schwei has opened Premier Valley Dental at 727 E. Bethany Home Road, Ste. A100, and invites the public to come check out the..

Is the ‘zombie’ effect actually real?

Is the ‘zombie’ effect actually real?

“Zombies are Real: Are Microbes Controlling My Mind?” will take place 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 at Match Restaurant & Cocktails,..

Healthcare app sends medical aid to home

Healthcare app sends medical aid to home

DispatchHealth is an on-site, on-demand healthcare company (think ER house calls for the 21st Century) that allows Phoenix residents to..

Health care services for the underinsured

Health care services for the underinsured

With federal health insurance regulations in flux, many families are finding themselves without insurance or under-insured. Niklaus Hirschi..

Clarke receives DAISY Award

Clarke receives DAISY Award

Lifelong North Central resident Valerie Clarke recently was recognized with a DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award was..

Fighting Parkinson’s with support, exercise

Fighting Parkinson’s with support, exercise

Four years ago, Suzie Nichols started noticing some changes in her body. “I was directing an orchestra for a musical, and I noticed that..

Health care services for the underinsured

Health care services for the underinsured

With federal health insurance regulations in flux, many families are finding themselves without insurance or under-insured. Niklaus Hirschi..

Your health challenges help train med students

Your health challenges help train med students

Have you ever wished that medical professionals did a better job of understanding your condition and the challenges that come with it? Now..

Red Cross hosts April blood drives

Red Cross hosts April blood drives

Though spring has officially arrived, the American Red Cross blood supply is still recovering from severe winter storms in March. Donors of..

Can we change our brain’s development?

Can we change our brain’s development?

“The Brain Explained: Can I Change My Brain?” will take place 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at Tomaso’s Italian restaurant, 3225 E...

Rotating series of free fitness classes

Rotating series of free fitness classes

FitPHX and AARP’s Fall into Fitness returns this month at Margaret T. Hance Park. Fall into Fitness is a free, family-friendly social..

Walking group offers exercise, camaraderie

Walking group offers exercise, camaraderie

Residents are invited to take part in a brand-new program, WalkPHX Wednesdays, that offers a free social/walk run through downtown Phoenix...

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