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Wellness celebration coming to Sunnyslope

Wellness celebration coming to Sunnyslope

If you are looking for a way to make getting healthy fun, you might want to check out an event on Saturday, Feb. 8. The HonorHealth Heart..

Support group helps women deal with anger

Support group helps women deal with anger

Women who are struggling with anger can learn how to take back their own power and find more peace in a local support group. Respecting..

Mission of Mercy moves clinic to church

Mission of Mercy moves clinic to church

Mission of Mercy Arizona (MOM), a non-profit organization that provides free primary, medical care and medicine to people in need, is..

DNA can be link to fitness goals

DNA can be link to fitness goals

If you want to get in shape this New Year, you may want to get information about your DNA first. A DNA test can help you and a personal..

Class teaches mothers about breastfeeding

Class teaches mothers about breastfeeding

If you are expecting a baby, there is a class where you can learn about breastfeeding. An OB Breastfeeding Class will be held from 1 to 4..

Recover from addiction, pain

Recover from addiction, pain

If you are struggling with an addiction or other types of hurt and pain, there is hope in the form of a group at North Phoenix Baptist..

Learn CPR, safety skills

Learn CPR, safety skills

Learn how to potentially save someone’s life in a CPR course this month. The class will teach you how to recognize many life-threatening..

Tests are good way to stay healthy

Tests are good way to stay healthy

The winter holiday season can be hectic and take a toll on your health. You can get some simple tests done to stay healthy this winter...

Stay busy, reach out to beat holiday blues

Stay busy, reach out to beat holiday blues

It’s common to feel some levels of anxiety or depression during the winter holiday season. Lorrie Henderson, MBA, LCSW, president and CEO..

Prevent flu with shots, hand washing

Prevent flu with shots, hand washing

The 2017-2018 U.S. flu season was the deadliest in about a decade and this year many experts are predicting another severe season. It’s..

New procedure relieves blood clot

New procedure relieves blood clot

Local resident Barbara Smith began experiencing massive swelling and extreme pain in her right leg earlier this year. Later she was..

Free HIV testing being offered

Free HIV testing being offered

Aunt Rita’s Foundation and the Arizona Department of Health Services have teamed up to provide free HIV testing in the area and around..

Planning, pacing keys to holiday eating

Planning, pacing keys to holiday eating

Thanksgiving is only weeks away and many people in the area and around the country will likely plan to stuff themselves with rich foods...

Mission of Mercy volunteers critical

Mission of Mercy volunteers critical

Many people decide to volunteer around Thanksgiving and Christmas but one local woman has been faithfully lending her support to Mission of..

Healthcare center opens new location

Healthcare center opens new location

There is a new place in the area to receive physical, mental, emotional and virtual health services. Bayless Integrated Healthcare has..

Sports, classes can help people get fit

Sports, classes can help people get fit

There are lots of ways for people of all ages to move, have fun and get fit in the area this fall and winter at community centers...

Seminar offered on treating, managing AFib

Seminar offered on treating, managing AFib

Dr. Akash Makkar, a cardiac electrophysiologist, will discuss A-Fib symptoms and diagnosis at a free lunch and seminar on Wednesday, Oct...

Many treatments available for tennis elbow

Many treatments available for tennis elbow

It’s a tennis player’s worst nightmare: tennis elbow. Also known as tendonitis or a painful Achilles tendinopathy, it is a strain or..

Breast Cancer Awareness stresses early detection

Breast Cancer Awareness stresses early detection

It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to honor those who lost their battle with the disease and to support family and friends..

3-D printing helps with spinal surgery plans

3-D printing helps with spinal surgery plans

Modern technology being used in an innovative way at the Barrow Innovation Center is making it easier for surgeons to plan for and create..

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..

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