Free Dental Care for Teens and Kids on June 23 Courtesy...

The Rio Salado Dental Clinic will host a free clinic for children and teens ages 17 and younger on Saturday, June 23, 7:30 a.m. to 3...

Prevalence of Autism Increases by 15 Percent, to 1 in 59...

In late April, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM) on the prevalence...

Take A Virtual Dementia Tour in Tempe

The Virtual Dementia Tour is a scientifically-proven method that builds sensitivity and awareness individuals caring for those with dementia by temporarily altering participants physical...

Opinion: Think Your Son or Daughter Might be LGBT+?

Are you worried that your son or daughter might be LGBT+? Many parents and grandparents today were raised in an era where certain behaviors,...

Mesa Water Quality Report Now Available

How well do you Know Your H2O? The new Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report is now available and highlights 2017 water quality, sources, treatment,...

Humana Announced as Exclusive Arizona Health Plan Sponsor for National Senior...

Humana, a leading health and well-being company, will sponsor the 25th National Senior Health & Fitness Day® on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in which...

Spiritual Fair Set for May 19

Don't miss out on this weekend's MSCO Spiritual Fair. Mountain Spirit Co-Op is hosting the event on Saturday, May 19th, from 11am – 5pm. Guests...

Humana Hosting Phoenix Hiring Event, Looking To Fill Close To 80...

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), a leading health and well-being company, today announced it is hiring close to 80 full-time national phone sales employees in...
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New video highlights progress of $30 million investment into city parks

A few years ago, City Council committed more than $30 million to reinvest in Tempe's parks. Here's a look at what's been done so...

Why Do People Struggle Financially? Take a look and Find...

Have you ever wondered why people struggle financially?  There are so many opinions and ideas around this topic.  Many blame the government, society and...

Free May Workout at Foothills Library

Break a sweat and boost your confidence and energy levels with a fabulous free workout this week! Sarah Nelson Health & Fitness, based right here...
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VIDEO – It Won’t Happen to Me

  That is the premise as to why many people are hesitant in purchasing insurance or planning for major catastrophes. Yet we...

Safe Haven Aims to Lower Suicide Rate in the LGBTQ+ Community

Everyone who knows me knows I have a very colorful family filled with members of the lesbian, gay and bisexual community and allies. I...

Redemption at the Village: A 6,000 Mile Journey Home

The 6,000-plus-mile journey from Japan to the United States was paved with hardship for a young girl named Keiko. Her long journey would eventually...

Viewpoints: My Boston Marathon Experience

Anytime a tragic event happens, you remember where you were when you heard the news. That’s how it was for me and the Boston...

Seed Library celebrates its first anniversary: Community celebration on April 14.

In just a year, the Tempe Public Library’s Seed Library has checked out almost 2,500 seed packets, helping new gardens grow across the city....

Opinion – Is it Better to Rent or Own a Home?

Dollars & Sense There is one Personal Finance question that comes up all the time… “IS IT CHEAPER TO RENT THAN TO OWN A HOME?”       The...

ARIZONA WALKING CHALLENGE INVITES BUSINESSES JOIN 6-WEEK COMPETITION

  It’s time to dust off your kicks and get ready for the first-ever Arizona Walking Challenge (www.workplacewalkingchallenge.com), a business-to-business competition designed to encourage employee...

Pyle Adult Recreation Center brings health resources to adults ages 50+on...

The Pyle Adult Recreation Center  655 E. Southern Ave., invites adults and seniors to explore and experience community resources at this year’s free Senior...

Pet Stains and Furniture

Pet Stains and Furniture Our pets are part of the family. We bring them into our homes, and give them treats, and sometimes we even...

Moonlight Yoga Sessions at Mountain Shadows

Who couldn't use a little Moonlight Yoga in their life? Relaxation and reflection are the focus of these enjoyable sessions, held at Mountain Shadows Resort...

McCarthy Building Companies completes ‘The BIG Outside’ play space at Cardon...

McCarthy Building Companies recently completed “The BIG Outside,” a 10,000-square-foot outdoor play space and healing garden for Cardon Children’s Medical Center, which is located...

“There’s an Essential Oil for That!

You have probably come across these people either on social media or in person. People that proclaim and pitch ideas that essential oils can...

Mountain Vista Medical Center Holds Heart Healthy Event

According to the latest American Heart Association statistics, cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading global cause of death. More than 17.3 million people...

Affiliated Dermatology Adds 6th Location – Ahwatukee

More dermatology services are being offered to Ahwatukee residents as a result of Affiliated Dermatology’s acquisition of Derma Aura Dermatology. Affiliated Dermatology’s newest office...

American Heart Association Receives Donation of 300 Knitted Red Hats for...

Babies born in February will have warm heads thanks to a donation of more than 300 knitted and crocheted red hats from Humana, a...

Play like a kid again at Tempe’s PlayDay on Feb. 24

In keeping with its designation as a Playful City USA community for the ninth consecutive year, Tempe will host a free day of play...

New Jujitsu Studio Coming to Oro Valley

A new jujitsu studio is set to open in Oro Valley next month. Gracie Barra Tucson, a popular Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu martial arts academy is adding...

PHX Vegan Food Festival Expands

  In its third consecutive year, the PHX Vegan Food Festival, presented by Davisson Entertainment, returns to the Valley on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 11 a.m....

U of A Fans Support Former ASU Player in Cancer Battle

There's no denying the fierce rivalry between ASU and University of Arizona. Yet these divided fan bases have come together to help a fellow...

Mission of Mercy Arizona Names Paula Carvalho Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Mission of Mercy is pleased to announce Paula Carvalho has been named Executive Director for Mission of Mercy Arizona,...

Red Cross in Need of Blood Donations

The American Red Cross is asking for the public's help in providing much-needed and appreciated blood donations. They have put out a call for blood...

Humana Hosts Community Open House

The Humana neighborhood location in Mesa, Ariz., invites the community to come out and learn more about what it offers at a community open...

Dance-Focused Fitness Studio Now Open

A new dance-inspired fitness studio, Fit 6-7-8, opened this week in Old Town Scottsdale. Fit 6-7-8 strives to help women transform themselves from the inside out...

Widows Find Solace in Support Group

If you or someone you know is widowed, consider this amazing opportunity for discussion and healing. Every Monday, Widowed to Widowed support group meets at...

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...
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