Growing Perfect Veggies at Tempe Prep is Environmental Club’s Specialty

If you walk behind the Teacher House at Tempe Prep, there are a few things you’ll notice that have always been there: the big...

Tucson Makes the Grade for Promoting Active Lifestyles

Many people make resolutions for the New Year, and with the arrival of 2018, there are plenty of Tucsonans with goals for healthier lifestyles...

Workout Equipment Added In Menlo Park

Want to get your workout on? You're in luck- thanks to the City of Tucson and Pima County, which teamed up to add new...

Sedona Fire District: Avoid the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

With the recent tragedy in Parks, AZ we are reminded of the dangers of carbon monoxide in our homes. Sedona Fire District encourages residents to...

Children’s Dental Village Prepares to Celebrate National Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month.  If you have a baby or toddler, you may have questions about thumb sucking, your child’s first...

Calling All Foodies – Local Kid Chefs Wanted to Compete in...

Know a kid who loves to cook? Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is searching for the next great kid chef to create a...

The number 1 non-medical senior home care company in AZ

Angela's Home Care Angels LLC is located in Chandler, AZ and in Western, MA.  The owner has been providing services to our seniors for...

End Of An Era For Maryvale Hospital

Many years of healthcare and community service came to an end on Monday, December 18 as a once-busy hospital closed its doors for good. Abrazo...
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Expresso Yourself! Coffee, Coloring and the Classics!

Jewish Family & Children’s Service is pleased to announce its January Memory Café will feature the internationally-known violinist Moshe Bukshpan.  The event will be...
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Register for Tempe Winter Sports, Art, Educational Classes and More Beginning...

The winter Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as you kick off the...
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Pyle Center’s Needlewielders Group Brings Fellowship, Philanthropy to Tempe Community

Laughter is the first thing you notice when you step into a Needlewielders gathering at Tempe’s Pyle Adult Recreation Center. You feel instantly at...
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Topaz Information Solutions Names Ken Kontowicz Vice President of Business Development

Healthcare IT company Topaz Information Solutions LLC (TopazIS) has named Ken Kontowicz vice president of business development. TopazIS is a national provider of healthcare...
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ASU Combats Arizona’s Teen Suicide Rate

With young adult suicide on the rise in Arizona, two organizations are doing their part to combat the high climbing rate.   Arizona State University student...
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Fifteen Chosen for Dementia Care Fellowship Program

Fifteen individuals have been selected to participate in Hospice of the Valley’s Dementia Care Fellowship program for 2018. They include nurses, educators, social service providers,...
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Arizona Disabled Sports Makes Athletics Accessible

The new year starts a new season for most sports.  Arizona Disabled Sports (AzDS) in Mesa takes those regular sports and gives them new rules...
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Phoenix-Area Little Brothers Are Waiting for Big Brothers

Big Brothers Big Sisters has renewed its call for men in the Metropolitan Phoenix area to be Big Brothers. Fewer men than women volunteer to...
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Addressing Arizona’s Climbing Teen Suicide Rates

Suicide rates are on the rise in Arizona and may continue to go up due to a lack of funding and stigmas about mental...
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases a Growing Problem for ASU Students

Chlamydia has been the leading STD prevalent in the Maricopa County area, but health officials are saying that the growing problem is now Gonorrhea,...
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The Opioid Epidemic – Right In Your Backyard

TEMPE, AZ - Over 91 Americans die every day from opioid overdose, which includes prescription drugs and heroine, according to the Center for Disease...

Dignity Health Offers Free Diabetes Screening

November is National Diabetes Month, and Dignity Health is helping to raise awareness. Their Center for Diabetes Management in Gilbert will host three more A1C...

Health Insurance Enrollment Event Set for Early December

As the healthcare debate continues in Washington, it's become clearer than ever just how important it is for families and children to have access...

Film Screening Highlights Alzheimer’s Disease

An upcoming film screening will shine light on the devastating impacts of Alzheimer's Disease. The community is invited to join the Tucson Medical Center for...

Women’s Sweat Lodge Ceremony Hosted by Phoenix Indian Medical Center

The sweat lodge ceremony is traditionally used for purification, cleansing, and renewal. Attending may support your overall health. Plan to arrive at 5:30pm, or...
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ASU’s Project Sunshine Chapter Brings Sunshine to the Valley

"Project Sunshine is focused on bringing sunshine to a cloudy day." Brianna Mckissick, a junior at Arizona State University and the president of ASU's...

Fountain of Youth? Sorry, It’s Not Out There

Aging is a natural part of life, but that hasn't stopped people from embarking on efforts to stop the process. Unfortunately, perhaps, those attempts are...

UA Health Services Day Targets Students with Interest in Medical Field

Some of the top students around Yuma County gathered at Cibola High School Wednesday, Nov. 1 for the University of Arizona Health Services Day...
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Fast Track Cities Initiative Phoenix

  A City Council Policy Session was held on Monday, September 12th to discuss the Fast Track Cities Initiative. If this policy passes, Phoenix...

SPOT 127 Youth Media Center Receives Grant as Part of Cultivating...

SPOT 127, KJZZ’s Youth Media Center, has been selected as a grantee in the Aetna Foundation’s Cultivating Healthy Communities program and was awarded $65,000...
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Dr. Robert Bohanske of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives ASPPB...

The Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) has awarded Dr. Robert Bohanske its 2017 Service Award.  Dr. Bohanske is the Chief of...

Explore the Science of Mindfulness and Compassion

Join us for a workshop on mindfulness and self-compassion with internationally recognized experts Kristin Neff and Shauna Shapiro. We will explore the unique and...

November Full Moon Release by Awaken One Love

The full moon is an extremely powerful source of energy which we use to increase our spiritual enlightenment and connection. We begin by creating...
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South Mountain WORKS Coalition Awarded Drug-Free Communities Grant

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has awarded Southwest Behavioral & Health Services’ South Mountain WORKS Coalition one of 719 national grants...
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Duet Support Groups and Events for November 2017

FAMILY CAREGIVERS (GENERAL) SUPPORT GROUPS Support groups give people an opportunity to share openly about their caregiving experiences in a confidential and understanding setting with...
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Humana Hosts Neighborhood Medicare Information and Enrollment Seminars

Make no mistake – this is an important time for people with Medicare. The 2018 Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Annual Enrollment Period –...
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Phoenix Metro Area Responds to Mexico Earthquake

Phoenix and Mexico trade officials are collaborating on relief efforts, after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Mexico City on September 19. “The earthquake resulted in...

Senior Citizens Invited to Health and Wellness Fair

A free event dedicated to senior citizens is scheduled for next month. Older adults and their families are encouraged to attend the Health and Wellness...

Police Department to Participate in Take Back Day

The majority of American households have both non-prescription medicine and prescription drugs in their cabinets, but many go unused and expired. To support family...
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Student Satisfaction of ASU Counseling Services

While college gives students many positive opportunities to grow and learn, it also gives students many reasons to stress and struggle with emotional well-being. ...
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Pedego McDowell Mountain and Primrose School of North Scottsdale Grand Opening...

  Who: Pedego McDowell Mountain and Primrose School of North Scottsdale will host a communal grand opening celebration and open house event with a ribbon cutting...
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The Stigma Around Mental Illnesses

If someone were to admit that they had a mental illness, some people would start thinking of them in a different light. The recent shooting...
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Queen Creek Unified Student Donates Blood, Awarded New Car

Congratulations to Queen Creek High School student Cariayn Rutherford! The 17-year-old won a new Volkswagen Passat R-Line in a raffle for selected blood donors...

Two Saved by CPR in Sedona

In a span of a little over five hours, two lives were saved by effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Shortly after 7 p.m. Friday night...

Inaugural SouthWest VegFest Coming to Steele Indian School Park

Join us for the inaugural SW VegFest in downtown Phoenix at the beautiful Steele Indian School Park. Come enjoy fantastic food, awesome vendors, think...
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Run For Your Life 5K to Promote Prostate Cancer Awareness

The Men's Ministry of First Institutional Baptist Church is excited to announce the date for the second annual Run For Your Life 5K in...
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Four Autism Spectrum Disorder Centers of Excellence Open in the Valley

Recognizing the need to provide a whole-health approach to diagnosing and treating autism spectrum disorder, Mercy Care Plan and Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care have...

Third Season Grand Opening of Clark Park Farmers Market

Come for the 3rd season Grand Opening of Clark Park Farmers Market, this Saturday, October 7th from 8:00 a.m. to noon.  Saturdays from October through...
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Subway Kids & Sports Rides Into Desert View Elementary To Surprise...

Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona, in partnership with Subway Restaurants of Arizona, Dasani Water, Shamrock Farms and The Be Kind People Project,...

“No Promo Homo” Laws Strike Conversation

Advocates say Arizona’s so-called “No Promo Homo” law, that prohibits schools from teaching safe practices for homosexual sex, is stigmatizing and endangering the LGBT...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder Centers of Excellence Formed Through Partnership

The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 1 in 64 children in Arizona are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)....
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Community Invited to Kick-off Health & Wellness Program at Queen Creek...

Queen Creek High School (QCHS) recognizes substance abuse prevention education is critical. For this reason, a new High School Health and Wellness Program is...

Tucson Goes Red for Heart Health

Many people wore red over the weekend, in support of a movement for heart health. The American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Tucson Luncheon...

Troon Golf Partners with Village Health Clubs & Spa

The Village Health Clubs & Spas have teamed up with Troon Golf® to offer members an exclusive golf experience at a number of award-winning...

County Public Health Services Offering Flu Shots

Flu season is fast approaching, and to help prevent sickness, the Coconino County Public Health Services District is offering seasonal flu shots. The Centers for...
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Chandler Firefighters to Receive Behavioral Health Training

Thanks to a $125,000 grant, Chandler firefighters will be better able to assist residents during a behavioral health crisis, according to a news release...

Family Mourning the Loss of NAU Student

The Dennstedt family is mourning the loss of their 19-year-old daughter, Northern Arizona University student Lianne Dennstedt. She died as a result of rare complications...

Free Mental Health Crisis Training Offered at Local Church

A local Tucson-area church is hosting a free training session on first aid for mental health crisis situations. Casas Adobes Congregational United Church of Christ...

October 2017 Events and Support Groups at Duet

Support groups give people an opportunity to share openly about their caregiving experiences in a confidential and understanding setting with others who are in...

Striving for Employee Engagement in Senior Living

A common mistake that many senior living organizations make is maintaining a majority of their personnel focus on what their employees bring to the...

Tap Water Smells Like Dirt? Change in Water Taste and Odor...

Mesa residents may notice a slight change in the taste and odor of their water for the next few weeks. According to mesaaz.gov, the...

Local Physical Therapist Earns National Recognition

A Flagstaff-based physical therapist has earned national recognition. Brian Schmitz was recognized as an Emerging Leader by the American Physical Therapy Association. Schmitz is a physical therapist...
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Attend Bikes, A Balcony, and Some Beers!

Join The Crescent Ballroom's Community Cycling Event! Each Thursday, bicyclists are invited to meet up on the Crescent Ballroom's balcony at 8 pm! The event...
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Attend Bikes, A Balcony, and Some Beers!

Join The Crescent Ballroom's Community Cycling Event! Each Thursday, bicyclists are invited to meet up on the Crescent Ballroom's balcony at 8 pm! The event...

Opinion: Pornography Addiction is The New Smoking

The opinions expressed below represent those of the author and in no way represent the views or opinions of My Local News.   Pornography addiction...

Opinion: Pornography Addiction is The New Smoking

The opinions expressed below represent those of the author and in no way represent the views or opinions of My Local News.   Pornography addiction...
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VIDEO: Gabriel’s Angels Announces Program Expansion

Gabriel’s Angels, the only non-profit organization in Arizona that delivers healing pet therapy to at-risk children, announces an innovative program expansion - Animals, Books,...

September Support Groups and Events at Duet

Duet: Partners In Health & Aging is a nonprofit, interfaith organization that promotes health and well-being through a broad range of services to homebound...

VIDEO: Gilbert Violates Water Quality Standards – 5 Things You Need...

Some Gilbert water customers received notice that one area of the town’s water system violated drinking water standards due to higher levels of a...

Study Shows Tucson Residents Are More Stressed

Beloved Fred Rogers, better known as PBS Kids' Mister Rogers, once said “In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other...

Red Mountain Weight Loss®, Opens its 10th Arizona Location

A leader in medical weight loss since 1995, Red Mountain Weight Loss just announced the grand opening of its 10th Arizona location in Chandler on Thursday, Aug....

Creative Aging Classes for 60+

  Jewish Family & Children’s Service is offering a new and expanded session of Creative Aging classes for the fall, beginning Sept. 5. Creative Aging is...
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Get Moving at Hopi 10K, 5K and 2-Mile Races

Looking for a fun way to get active this weekend? It's not too late to register for the 2017 Hopi 10K, 5K and two-mile...

Tips for Achieving Work-Life Balance

For most of us, work-life balance is something we talk about as a concept, but often have very little success in making it a...

Holy Yoga Experience-Phoenix, AZ

The Holy Yoga experience is a half day event that includes a Holy Yoga practice, the Word, worship, and community. We would love for...

Duet: Partners In Health and Aging Launches New Caregiver Support Groups...

More than 65 million people in the U.S. provide care for friends or family members who are chronically ill, disabled or experiencing age-related health...

Duet: Partners In Health and Aging August Support Groups and Events

This August, Duet offers an ongoing variety of support groups for family caregivers alongside a volunteer orientation and support groups for grandparents raising grandchildren. FAMILY...

Be The Change

So many bright, capable and creative minds. But if they aren’t focused, details get missed, stuff happens and then, Scott Adams is mimicking your...

SARRC Introduces New Mobile App to Aid in Autism Spectrum Disorder...

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) is pleased to introduce the ThinkAsperger’s mobile app, an expansion of the ThinkAsperger’s program developed to aid in...

Local Businesses Asked to Join Movement for Childhood Cancer Awareness and...

Now is your Time to Shine for the children and families at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and there are...

FRYE FIRE: DISEASE HAMPERS FIREFIGHTING EFFORTS

Illnesses and diseases are often associated with the colder winter months, not the hot summer months.  But don't tell that to the hotshot fire crews...

ASU Research Study Seeks Individuals in Midlife to Participate

There is a widely held belief and stereotype that people stop developing once they reach midlife. Some have argued that not much is happening...
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