North Central News

Healthy Living

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..

Workshops, planning, can help you lose weight

Workshops, planning, can help you lose weight

If you have gained weight during the Coronavirus pandemic, a local doctor says there are many simple things you can do today to start..

MinuteClinics offer quick medical relief

MinuteClinics offer quick medical relief

If you are experiencing sinus problems, flu-like symptoms, minor cuts and other health issues, you may visit a CVS Pharmacy MinuteClinic...

Health officials tout pros of telehealth visits

Health officials tout pros of telehealth visits

Participating in telehealth visits is an effective, convenient way to resolve medical issues that is especially beneficial to senior..

Banner Health offers tips for returning to sports

Banner Health offers tips for returning to sports

When your young athletes return to sports and outdoor recreation, there are steps you should take to ensure they stay healthy. That is..

Phoenix Children’s resumes treatments

Phoenix Children’s resumes treatments

Phoenix Children’s hospital and clinics around the state are back in business for in-person services and treatments. The medical..

HonorHealth doctors available for multiple needs

HonorHealth doctors available for multiple needs

While the Coronavirus pandemic has consumed much of healthcare professionals’ time, you still can access other types of medical treatment..

Fitness instructor offers free online classes

Fitness instructor offers free online classes

If you are looking for an easy way to get or stay in shape but you’re not ready to return to a health club, you can take free, online..

Abrazo Health eases visitation policies

Abrazo Health eases visitation policies

Abrazo Health hospitals in North Central Phoenix and around the Valley are relaxing their visitation policy after tightening up rules due..

Stay home if you test positive for COVID-19

Stay home if you test positive for COVID-19

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health said if you test positive for COVID-19 you need to stay in home isolation for seven days..

Walgreens to expand Coronavirus testing sites

Walgreens to expand Coronavirus testing sites

Walgreens announced recently it will expand drive-thru testing for the Coronavirus to 15 new sites in seven states, including Arizona. This..

NextCare Urgent Care offers Curbside Care

NextCare Urgent Care offers Curbside Care

NextCare Urgent Care is now providing a Curbside Care program that allows you to drive up, stay in your vehicle and let healthcare workers..

Donate to help Banner Health workers

Donate to help Banner Health workers

Banner Health employs thousands of workers on the frontlines caring for residents. To help them during the Coronavirus pandemic, you can..

Our Advertisers