A Brief History of Medical Cannabis Use and Legislation

Medical cannabis has been around for centuries. The first documented records for its use as medicine come from China. It was in 2737 BC...

Power Summer Workouts with Local Protein Pancake Bars

This summer, U.S. Egg Breakfast and Lunch Restaurant is giving nutrition-conscious Arizona consumers a healthy and tasty way to support a local business, stay...

200,000 ARIZONANS MAY HAVE MISSED STIMULUS CHECKS THAT TOTAL $198 MILLION

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Cover Arizona and the Arizona Alliance For Community Health Center are launching a public information campaign to assist Arizonans who have not...

DOUBLE UP FOOD BUCKS ARIZONA REMOVES DAILY SPENDING LIMIT

Arizonans Receive Expanded Access to Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, and Produce PHOENIX, ARIZ (June 24, 2020) – Double Up Food Bucks Arizona (Double Up AZ) is...

3 Step Guide to Flourish in the Post COVID-19 World

In the midst of increasing uncertainty, global business leaders are making decisions to help their stakeholders cope with the immediate impact of the pandemic...

Awaken New Possibilities Online Series

During these challenging times, we are all looking for a way to step into a new normal. Please join me for this powerful online...

The Journal of Pediatrics Publishes Promising Results & Potential from The...

According to a seminal study now published in The Journal of Pediatrics, pediatricians, parents and caregivers of children with Pediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD) may soon...

17 surgeries later, breast cancer survivor shares story

In July 2010, Karen Janitell was enjoying a thriving career at Western International University. She ate well, exercised often, had a fulfilling career and...

In Midst of a Raging Pandemic, Mesa-based Health Clinic is Making...

Keystone Natural Family Medicine encourages those seeking healthcare to examine the wealth of options available to them outside of traditional coverage MESA, Ariz. – Rising...

Arizona’s Largest Dispensary Holds Cannabis-Infused Recipe Contest with a Goal of...

Move over, brownies. The demand for fresh and healthy cannabis-infused foods is skyrocketing, according to the Mint Dispensary, as patients seek infused foods with less...

Giving Back Childhood At Lily’s Pad

Lily’s Pad came to life in the mind of Brad Taylor whose six year old daughter, Lily, was diagnosed with high risk Acute Lymphoblastic...

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Recognized by the Healthy Arizona Worksites...

(PHOENIX – June 8, 2020) – Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, today announced that it has been...

Health Benefits of Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is fun, if not the most fun, of all exercises.  Just imagine being outdoors, paddling and racing with a...

$523,424 Awarded to Phoenix Children’s Hospital 2020 Leadership Circle Grant Recipients

Four grants totaling $523,424 were awarded on Tuesday, May 26 from the Phoenix Children’s Hospital 2020 Leadership Circle Grant Presentations. The annual Leadership Circle...

As Workplaces Begin to Reopen Across the Country, the Demand for...

As millions of businesses across the U.S. prepare to re-open to both employees and the public, workplace cleanliness and disinfection is top-of-mind among corporate...

Planet Fitness Treats Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley to...

 Planet Fitness has a tradition dating back to 1999 called Pizza Monday. Every month, the fitness company treats members to free pizza on the...

Panda Express Donates $77,000+ Worth of PPE to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Panda Cares, the philanthropic arm of Panda Express, has donated $77,760 worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) to Phoenix Children’s Hospital, including 9,600 KN95...

Walgreens Takes Iconic Red Nose Digital, Championing Fight Against Child Poverty...

Red Nose Day is back for the sixth year at Walgreens, with 240 locations across Arizona. While the mission to raise money to end...

Planet Fitness Donates Domino’s Pizza, Water, and Snacks to 9 Open...

On the first Monday of each month, Planet Fitness hosts Pizza Monday at each of their clubs; as a way to show their appreciation...

PHX Beer Co. Donates Pizzas to HonorHealth Hospitals

PHX Beer Co. is excited to announce it is donating 123 pizzas to HonorHealth hospital’s nurses, doctors and staff. The food is being delivered...

Arizona’s Largest Dispensary Celebrates 4/20 All Month Long With Virtual Bingo...

For the cannabis industry, April 20th is like Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas and the Super Bowl all rolled into one. Last year,...

Study Finds Car Steering Wheels Four Times Dirtier Than Toilets

Study Finds Car Steering Wheels Four Times Dirtier Than ToiletsHow To Clean Your Car To Reduce Coronavirus, Other Health Risks (PHOENIX)– While many of us are...

Shopping Center Owner Raises Funds to Feed the Leads

CIRE Equity owner and operator of the Park West shopping center and  several other neighborhood centers throughout the valley have launched Feed the Leads,...

Mdrive Donates Immune Support Product to Firefighters

Mdrive is excited to announce it recently donated 500 bottles of its Mdrive Elite supplement to the United Phoenix Firefighter Association (UPFC). UPFC was...

The Aurit Center of Divorce Mediation to Offer One Hour of...

The Aurit Center for Divorce Mediation is now offering one hour of complimentary online Family Meditation for First Responders and their spouses who are experiencing...

COVID-19 CHILD CARE BASIC NEEDS DRIVE AND FREE HELPLINE FOR PARENTS

 In this time of uncertainty, we know it’s of utmost importance to help parents and caregivers meet their children’s basic needs.Southwest Human Development has...

Discounted Meal Delivery and Pickup – Heidi’s Events and Catering

As I am sure you are bombarded with many other companies similar to ours during this historic time, we appreciate you taking the time...

SanTanitizer – turning expired SanTan Brewing Company beer into medical grade...

Chandler, AZ (April 2, 2020) –  SanTan Brewing Company announced today a partnership with Crescent Crown Distributing to recycle over 16,000 gallons of draft...

Phoenix General Offers Virtual Hugs

The Phoenix General is offering virtual hug packages until people are allowed to embrace each other again. The local store has put together collections...

“HEARTS for Arizona” 24-Hour Telethon Features Streaming Performances, Demos, Appearances

Arizona Citizens for the Arts has organized a 24-hour virtual telethon featuring live-streamed performances and appearances by Arizona artists, celebrities, business owners and elected...

Area Agency on Aging Responds to 257% Increase in Calls (8126)...

During the last nine days, the Area Agency on Aging’s professional staff has responded to 8,126 calls, 86 percent related to food, that have...

Emergency Dental Response Campaign Streamlines Access to Dentists Nationwide

Pre COVID-19 pandemic, the American Dental Association reported that every 14 seconds someone visits the emergency room with a dental need. Dental clinics are...

Financial Impact of Coronavirus-Caused Cancelations, Restrictions on Nonprofits at $30 Million

An Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits survey of nonprofit organizations statewide showed that nearly 90% of the 364 respondents have been or expect to be...

New Partnership Lets Ronald McDonald House Charities® Continue Providing Evening Meals...

Families staying at the Valley’s three Ronald McDonald Houses will continue having evening meals prepared for them through a new relationship with NutritionOne supported...

Donor Group Provides Funds to Waive Payment Processing Fees for Arizona...

            PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 19, 2020): A group of donors has provided separate funding to the Alliance of Arizona...

Urban Farm U Offers Free Online Gardening Classes

(PHOENIX) – As more time is spent indoors due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, The Urban Farm Team has decided to start offering free, daily...

Early Giving for Arizona Gives Day Opens; Emergency Relief Fund for...

Early giving begins this week for donors participating in the eighth annual Arizona Gives Day, a 24-hour statewide online fundraising event scheduled on Tuesday,...

Max in Motion® Youth Adaptive Clinics for Children With Disabilities Start...

Every year, from March through October, Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center and Max in Motion®, a Valley-based nonprofit that provides youth sports opportunities for...

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives Grant from The Substance...

SAMHSA Grant Will Support Expansion of MAT Services to Maricopa County Criminal Justice Population  (PHOENIX – March 12, 2020) – Southwest Behavioral & Health...

Pampered in Paradise at Mountain Shadows

Looking for a more refined and bespoke bachelorette escape in the heart of Paradise Valley?Grab your closest girlfriends for a luxe weekend at Mountain...

A Mid-Century Glam Bachelorette Getaway

Seeking the ultimate bachelorette getaway in sunny Scottsdale?Grab your girls before the big day for the perfect weekend retreat in Old Town Scottsdale. Hotel...

Beyond Abundance Spring Fair

We are very excited to announce this one of the kind fair!Your favorite Beyond Abundance Health Practitioners and some new ones will be offering...

‘Healthcare – Challenges, Opportunities, and Disruptive Technologies’ Will Be The Topic...

(PHOENIX – Feb. 25, 2020) – “Healthcare – Challenges, Opportunities, and Disruptive Technologies” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s...

Glow + Flow at Hotel Valley Ho

Looking for a fun way to kick-off your spring weekend? On Friday, April 17, from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m., get ready to light up the...

Esperança Finds Success in Nicaragua Visit

Due to an unstable sociopolitical climate, it had been almost two years since Esperança's last surgical visit to Nicaragua. After diligently monitoring Nicaragua’s political...

Esperança Collaborates with American Heart Association to Implement Heart Health Program

Esperança, a Phoenix-based nonprofit whose mission is to improve health and restore hope both locally and globally, has collaborated with the American Heart Association’s...

Family Fun Walk and Festival on Saturday, March 28

Join Southwest Human Development for their annual family fun walk and kids festival to benefit Arizona's young children with disabilities.Presented by the Arizona Coyotes...

Spring Tempe Opportunities brochure now available: registration begins Feb. 18

Ready to get outside to enjoy the warmer weather? Need to make those summer break camp plans for the kids? Or maybe you still...

John Shaff PA-C, DFAAPA Joins Stockton Dermatology in Ahwatukee

John Shaff is a board-certified Physician Assistant. He received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Northern Arizona University in 2001 and his...

So Swift Athletics starts a New Youth Track and Field Club...

So Swift Athletics is a new USATF affiliated Youth Track & Field Club in Central Phoenix area and trains and mentors athletes ages 5-18.The...

Snap and Explore with Guided Photography Hikes

Get snappy and trail happy as you explore the scenic Quartz Ridge Trail with Mountain Shadows’ fitness expert and talented hobbyist photographer, Scott Cook,...

Scavenger Hunt Fundraiser Benefiting Kids with Disabilities Feb 5-14, 2020

With so many galas, walks, breakfasts and golf tournaments already happening for nonprofits throughout our community, Southwest Human Development is interested in finding something...

Queen Creek School District staff learn how to Stop the Bleed

The number one cause of death during an active shooter or hostile event is bleeding, which can be preventable. Stop the Bleed, which came...

Area Agency on Aging Wins 4 National Mature Media Awards

The Area Agency on Aging was a winner in the 28th annual National Mature Media Awards program, earning four awards.  The program, presented by the Mature...

2nd Annual “Under The Stars” with Camp Patrick Gala

2nd Annual Under The Stars with Camp Patrick GalaSaturday, March 7, 2020 5:30 pmTicket prices starting at $150 and up. Enjoy an Evening Under the Stars...

Tempe Prep Girls Basketball Honing Skills Under New Head Coach

By Annie GoodykoontzThe Tempe Prep’s Lady Knights Basketball team has a new coach this season.Coach Antonio McClary took over this year. This is his...

Sky Rock Hosts VegFest Seminar

As more people seek sustainable, plant-based nutrition, Sky Rock will hold a free seminar dedicated toe the far-reaching benefits of a plant-based diet. The...

7th Annual International Pediatric Feeding Disorder Conference Boasts 20+ Internationally Renowned...

Arizona-based nonprofit Feeding Matters, the first organization in the world dedicated to advancing the system of care for pediatric feeding disorder (PFD) is proud to host...

Scottsdale Farm to Host Leadership Retreat for Female Leaders

PHOENIX – Hunkapi Programs, an equine therapy farm located in the heart of Scottsdale, is excited to announce that it will host the inaugural...

United Food Bank, VFW, Humana and Iora Primary Care Partner to...

One in five households served by a local food bank has at least one member who has served in the U.S. military. To make...

Scottsdale Fitness Trainer Recognized as One of Best in the Country

Scottsdale-based fitness trainer, Spencer Tatum, was recently recognized by Golf Digest as one of the top 50 best golf-fitness professionals in America for 2020....

Join the Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe on Saturday, January...

On Saturday, January 4th, 2020, the Arizona Girl Up Chapter is holding a 5K Fundraiser along the Tempe Canal to promote women’s health, safety,...

Plexus Worldwide® Donates 2,000 “Breast Chek™ Kits” to Esperança

Plexus Worldwide (Plexus®), a leading direct-selling health and wellness company focused on health and happiness, recently donated 2,000 of its Breast Chek Kits to...

Derma Health Skin and Laser Now Open at Desert Ridge Marketplace

Derma Health Skin & Laser has opened its newest location at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Since 2004, locally owned and operated Derma Health has offered...

YogaSix Expands with Second Scottsdale Location

YogaSix will open its second location in Arizona in early 2020 at the Mercado Del Rancho shopping center, located at 92nd Street and Shea...

Winter Tempe Opportunities brochure highlights sports, fitness, arts and educational programs

The winter Tempe Opportunities brochure is filled with easy, convenient and economical solutions to keep the entire family active as you kick off the...

Learn Benefits of Clinical Trials at Free Local Event

 Valley residents can learn how to get involved with clinical medical trials on Dec. 5, 2019, at the inaugural Phoenix AWARE for All event....

Hoarding Therapy Groups for Seniors Start in January

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Nov. 21, 2019):  Maricopa County residents age 60 and older challenged by compulsive object hoarding who are willing to self-identify and commit to...

More Millennials Becoming Caregivers; National Family Caregivers Month Recognizes, Supports Them

            (PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 22, 2019): Millennials represent 1 in 4 family caregivers.  As important as their work is caring...

Meet Bob Wallace, MBA of WIH Resource Group in Scottsdale –...

Today we’d like to introduce you to Bob Wallace, MBA. Bob Wallace is the Founder and President of a successful consulting business, WIH Resource Group...

An Epidemic Across the Nation

  What started off as an effort to curb adult smoking, ended in an epidemic as the nation’s youth got hooked, creating a new...

Plant-Based Food and Drink are On the Rise

The presence of plant-based food and drink is rising in popularity after quietly sitting in the back of the retail food market for decades.   A...

Help East Valley Cancer Patients by Eating FRESH – Dine In,...

(Phoenix, Ariz. - Nov. 18, 2019) Research shows eating healthy is an important way to protect yourself from cancer. Eating the right kinds of foods not only fuels cells with...

Profile: Best Life Nutrition

Best Life Nutrition is a healthy smoothie and acai bowl store, run by Sarah and Corey Pilger. They are well known for their ability...

The Holistic Center Opens Larger Location to Meet Customer Demands in...

Medical Cannabis Dispensary in North Phoenix Expands to Provide Innovative, Modern Approach The Holistic Center Opens Larger Location to Meet Customer Demands  (Phoenix, AZ) –...

Self-Empowered Wisdom 2020

Self-Empowered Wisdom 2020 - Imagine listening to Dr. Joe Dispenza, Gregg Braden, HeartMath CEO Dr. Deborah Rozman and the opening address with Kelley Alexander...

Dr. Joe Dispenza in Sedona AZ

Join us in magical Sedona AZ for a full day with Dr. Joe Dispenza Friday, February 21, 2020 https://stellarproductionslive.com/tickets.html  "This is a time in history when it’s...

A New Plant-Based Sausage Pizza, Test-Marketed in Phoenix, is Now Available...

Giordano’s becomes the first pizza chain in the U.S. to launch the Impossible™ Pizza at its 70 locations across the country Giordano’s, a brand that helped...

24 Late Stage Pancreatic Cancer Patients to Attend the 17th Annual...

24 Late Stage Pancreatic Cancer Patients to Attend the 17th Annual Seena Magowitz Foundation Golf Classic in PhoenixWorld-Renowned Oncologist & Researcher Dr. Daniel Von Hoff...

Esperança Shares Important Message About Oral Health During National Dental Hygiene...

As part of its ongoing commitment to community health, Esperança visited students at the Head Start Program in Murphy School District to raise awareness...
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