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The holidays are a time of celebrations, time spent with family and friends, and a festive and colorful time of year. For some older adults, it can be a time of extreme loneliness and depression, especially this year with COVID-19 still looming. more
Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital is offering free flu shots at three locations in the East Valley in an effort to build healthier communities. It’s especially important to get the … more
The Arizona Department of Health Services reported the number of COVID-19 cases in Litchfield Park 85340 was 1,067 as of Friday, Nov. 20, a 6.58% increase over last Friday and 1.30% increase over Thursday. That represents an increase of 72 new cases over the week and 15 cases overnight. more
The Arizona Department of Health Services reported the number of COVID-19 cases in Goodyear’s 85338 and 85395 ZIP codes was 3,758 as of Friday, Nov. 20, a 6.04% increase over last Friday and a 1.16% increase over Thursday. That represents an increase of 214 new cases over the week and 43 cases overnight. more
The number of COVID-19 cases continued rising and falling on Friday, this time with a decline from the previous day, according to data from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. The … more
Site preparation for The Orchard at Rancho La Loma on the grounds of the former Paul W. Litchfield estate is coming soon. more
Glendale’s rise in coronavirus cases continues to climb, but the increase rate is slowing for now. more
Depression reports in Arizona have more than tripled during the COVID-19 pandemic compared to prior annual reports. more
When it comes to health care, most Arizonans want the same thing: lower costs, improved access and higher quality. That’s why I cannot understand how anyone could support a … more
Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment season is underway, and I want to encourage all people with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage. more
Obesity continues to get worse in the United States and experts say cultural change and investment by the entire community --- including not only healthcare providers, but the government, leaders, … more
Rolling back mask and distancing mandates now will reverse gains in slowing the spread. Banner Health, Arizona’s largest health care system, is strongly opposed to any decision or consideration … more
Banner Health is banking mask mandates and continued social distancing as a way to  slow the spread of COVID-19, and says rolling back mandates could reverse the state's progress. Banner, the … more
The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that’s still the same? Falling is not a normal part of aging. more
Routine vaccinations have declined dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, as parents avoid medical services to mitigate the transmission of the coronavirus. While Arizona Complete Health … more
During monsoon season, Arizona’s unique desert storms may bring cooler weather to the Valley, but they also increase respiratory disease and other health risks for us Phoenicians. more
As a Black man who has worked in the community behavioral health industry for more than 30 years, I’ve seen a lot. I’ve seen the struggles that individuals and family members go … more
While most residents in cities around the country look forward to the summer season, Arizonans try their best to stay cool living through the hottest days of the year, with temperatures rising above 100 degrees and people have a higher risk of suffering from dehydration. more
The relentless pace of the novel coronavirus pandemic has challenged hospital and health care workers across the Valley and the country. more
Stay healthy and safe is sage advice during this global pandemic, but for some citizens, the path to good health has been anything but easy. more
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