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Experts say flu shot critical this year

Experts say flu shot critical this year

Health experts are urging everyone to obtain flu shots this year, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Dr. William Ellert, chief..

Local mayors team up to encourage flu shots

Local mayors team up to encourage flu shots

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and the leaders of other cities in the Valley are literally rolling up their sleeves to stress the importance of..

HonorHealth offers safety tips for pregnant women

HonorHealth offers safety tips for pregnant women

HonorHealth is offering tips to anyone who is pregnant, as well as their loved ones, on how to stay safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr...

Experts say exercise to reap many health benefits

Experts say exercise to reap many health benefits

As the holiday season approaches and people get ready to indulge in rich foods while they might have gained some pounds during the COVID-19..

Banner Health coloring page educates about flu

Banner Health coloring page educates about flu

You can encourage your child to obtain an annual flu shot while making it a fun lesson through Banner Children’s. It is providing a free..

Project Roots sells produce at farmers’ markets

Project Roots sells produce at farmers’ markets

It is even easier to consume fresh fruits and vegetables in North Central, now that non-profit organization Project Roots AZ is selling its..

Banner officials warn about ‘Benadryl Challenge’

Banner officials warn about ‘Benadryl Challenge’

The Banner Poison and Drug Information Center is warning people about a potentially deadly challenge being done on a popular social media..

Experts offer tips for quality sleep

Experts offer tips for quality sleep

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of life, causing stress that can impact sleep. To improve your sleep, Lauri..

Children can contract COVID-19

Children can contract COVID-19

While the majority of people who have contracted COVID-19 are adults, experts say children and teens are not immune to the disease in..

Bashas’ stores providing flu shots to public

Bashas’ stores providing flu shots to public

Bashas’ Family of Stores’ grocery locations around the state, including Bashas,’ Food City and AJ’s Fine Foods, will host flu shot..

Abrazo Health experts say don’t delay heart care

Abrazo Health experts say don’t delay heart care

While COVID-19 is on everyone’s mind, Abrazo Health officials are reminding people that heart disease is the number one killer of men and..

Banner Health changes visitor policies

Banner Health changes visitor policies

Some changes in visitor policies for Banner Health hospitals are in place. Banner Health last month changed its visitor restrictions in the..

Vaccines recommended to prevent illnesses

Vaccines recommended to prevent illnesses

The COVID-19 pandemic is consuming the world’s attention but it is important that people stay up-to-date with your vaccines and..

Stay indoors, recirculate air to avoid heat issues

Stay indoors, recirculate air to avoid heat issues

While temperatures are sizzling in Phoenix, residents could be at risk of developing health complications because of increased air..

Simple steps can help seniors avoid dehydration

Simple steps can help seniors avoid dehydration

With temperatures soaring above 100 degrees in the Valley this time of year everyone, especially older adults, is vulnerable to becoming..

Abrazo hospitals honored for stroke treatment

Abrazo hospitals honored for stroke treatment

If you or a loved one has had a stroke or is believed to be at risk of experiencing one, the award-winning Abrazo hospitals offer a high..

Doctors say don’t delay needed ER visits

Doctors say don’t delay needed ER visits

While the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many business closures and some trepidation about going to medical offices, it is important to visit..

COVID-19 survivors can donate plasma

COVID-19 survivors can donate plasma

If you have had COVID-19 you can do something to help treat critically ill patients suffering from the virus. Banner Health is urging those..

Simple steps can keep public transit riders safe

Simple steps can keep public transit riders safe

If you are riding on a bus or light rail this summer, there are steps you can take to try to stay healthy in the hot weather. The city of..

Many sites offering COVID-19 testing

Many sites offering COVID-19 testing

There are many places in North Central Phoenix and around the Valley where you can obtain testing for Coronavirus. Banner Health is..

HonorHealth changes services due to COVID-19

HonorHealth changes services due to COVID-19

HonorHealth has adapted delivery of some of its services to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The healthcare system has changed all..

Free fitness classes offered online

Free fitness classes offered online

Getting and staying in shape from home is easier now because of the city of Phoenix’s FitPHX, which provides free exercise classes..

Catholic Charities offers stress management groups

Catholic Charities offers stress management groups

Stress management is a big challenge during this Coronavirus pandemic but Catholic Charities can help you find healthy ways to cope. The..

Experts say masks, cleanliness can help

Experts say masks, cleanliness can help

Health experts say residents have an important part to play in slowing down the spread of Coronavirus. Around the state there were 40,924..

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