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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..

Try the Y free for a week

Try the Y free for a week

Are you looking for a place to get in shape, socialize with others in the community and try different classes? You can obtain a guest pass..

Local woman to receive courage award

Local woman to receive courage award

North Central resident Kathy Laurinaitis has been named the first winner of the Woman of Courage award by the Brain Injury Alliance of..

Pregnant women should stay cool, hydrated

Pregnant women should stay cool, hydrated

Women who are pregnant should take measures to stay safe during these hot summer months. That is according to Arizona OBGYN Affiliates..

New moms can gain support, help online

New moms can gain support, help online

New mothers can receive support and practical tips while also socializing with other moms in a virtual gathering provided by HonorHealth...

Help is available to quit smoking, tobacco use

Help is available to quit smoking, tobacco use

People who want to quit smoking or using tobacco in other ways can get help through the Arizona Smokers’ Helpline, as well as other..

Expert says therapy can help children who suffer PTSD

Expert says therapy can help children who suffer PTSD

The COVID-19 pandemic and other stressors can cause children to experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), but there are steps..

State: Vaccines greatly help prevent COVID-19 cases

State: Vaccines greatly help prevent COVID-19 cases

A recent study reveals the majority of people in Arizona who have contracted COVID-19 were not vaccinated. The Arizona Department of Health..

Heart Hospital pioneers study of new device

Heart Hospital pioneers study of new device

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital doctors are the first in the state to perform a new procedure as part of an early feasibility study on a new..

Expert dispels myths about acupuncture

Expert dispels myths about acupuncture

Acupuncture is a popular alternative wellness treatment that can help alleviate pain, anxiety, headaches, migraines, stress and other..

Cleanse gently, moisturize to save dry hands

Cleanse gently, moisturize to save dry hands

If your hands are dry from washing them frequently or just being exposed to the hot temperature outside you can follow some simple tips to..

Well-balanced, low-carb diet can reduce inflammation

Well-balanced, low-carb diet can reduce inflammation

Did you know that the food you eat could impact your allergies? So says Healthy Habit Health Foods, which posted information about how to..

Walgreens offers COVID-19 vaccines to adolescents

Walgreens offers COVID-19 vaccines to adolescents

You can bring your children ages 12 to 15 to Walgreens pharmacies to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine. The drugstore and pharmacy chain announced..

Take steps to keep kids, pets safe from heatstroke

Take steps to keep kids, pets safe from heatstroke

With the warm weather here in the Valley, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is urging people to be careful not to leave children and..

Learn how to stop bleeding in free HonorHealth class

Learn how to stop bleeding in free HonorHealth class

Learn how to handle emergency health situations in a free class at HonorHealth John C. Lincoln Medical Center Campus Cowden Center on June..

College’s dental clinic offers low-cost treatments

College’s dental clinic offers low-cost treatments

There is good news for anyone looking for dental treatment that needs to find affordable options. The Phoenix College Dental Hygiene Clinic..

Support group aids those who have lost a baby

Support group aids those who have lost a baby

The Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group provided by HonorHealth helps those who lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic..

How to spot the warning signs of strokes

How to spot the warning signs of strokes

During National Stroke Awareness Month,  Abrazo Health is offering tips on how to spot the signs and symptoms of a stroke. A stroke occurs..

Good posture is crucial to health

Good posture is crucial to health

Sitting at a desk all day, driving in traffic and other everyday stressors can lead to having poor posture. In honor of National Posture..

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