Stories from our special medical supplement

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  • By Kiali Wong Special to AFN
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An Ahwatukee Foothills nurse wants Valley residents to understand that managing chronic pain isn't a matter of being an addict.

  • By Paula Owens Special to AFN
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Recently, I attended the AANP (American Association of Naturopathic Physicians) Convention, which was here in Phoenix at the Biltmore Resort.

  • By Kirsten Hillhouse Special to AFN
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The issue of addiction to medicine has seemed to grow in the past few years. Local doctors and addiction specialists are working on tackling t…

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  • By Ashley Haines Special to AFN
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For most, the first words that pop into their heads when they hear "chiropractic care" are pain and trauma. The belief that the presence of ba…

  • By Shannon Sorrels Special to AFN
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We take for granted that doctors, lawyers, nail technicians and others we depend on for their expertise have gone through a series of requirem…

  • By Dawn Krueger-Sherin Special to AFN
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According to Chinese medicine, each season of the year is associated to a different organ. In the fall it is the lungs and in the spring it is…

  • By Teresa Welsh Special to AFN
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Many children today are being diagnosis with attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Asperger's and…

  • By Dr. Michael Urig Special to AFN
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Influenza, commonly known as the "flu," is a viral infection that usually starts in the upper respiratory tract and often is associated with f…

  • By Dr. Kristina Welker Special to AFN
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Why do some people change and others resist? Why do some people embrace the tools in order to make the changes they need to make while other p…

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The doctor in charge of a private practice, two urgent cares, a wound-care company, nursing-home and home-health visits - all while advocating…

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A common belief among new mothers is that breastfeeding acts as a natural contraceptive. While it is true that breastfeeding delays ovulation,…

  • By David Crary The Associated Press
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Baby boomers heading into what used to be called retirement age are providing a 70 million-member strong market for legions of companies, entr…

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  • By Travis Roemhild Ahwatukee Foothills News
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It is easier than ever to help someone with a life-threatening illness such as lymphoma or leukemia.

  • By Haley Buntrock Special to AFN
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 Early detection is a key defense

  • By Dr. John E. Boardman Special to AFN
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Spinal decompression: Non-surgical treatment for herniated and bulging discs

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With today's economy being unstable, it is important to make the most of every investment.

  • By Dr. Robert Beauchamp Special to AFN
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Reminds us of dangers associated with delivering a baby electively before 39 weeks of gestation

  • By Astrid Heathcote Special to AFN
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In children and adolescents the most common mood disorders diagnosed are major depressive disorders like dysthymic disorder and bipolar disorder.

  • By Mike Stobbe The Associated Press
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The vaccine against whooping cough falters after only about three years, a preliminary study suggests, adding support to school rules requirin…

  • By Agnes Oblas Special to AFN
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Just in case some of you are still not convinced of the benefits of a healthy diet combined with vigorous exercise I would like to present to …

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Nurse Susan Peel gives a whooping cough vaccination to a student at Inderkum High School in Sacramento. Calif., , Monday, Sept, 19, 2011. Frid…

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Laurie Erickson M.D.

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Michael Carlton, M.D. analyzes addiction to medication and offers treatment to each of his patients.

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Michael Carlton, M.D. analyzes addiction to medication and offers treatment to each of his patients.

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By contrast, non-surgical spinal decompression has demonstrated a significant correlation in decreased low back pain and an increase in disc h…

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Vicky Jerdee RN, Volunteer Advocate for the American Pain Foundation Action Network and Arizona State Leader has lived with pain since 2003. S…

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Dr. Pettit shares a laugh with his patient Mary Torba who lives at Emeritus Baywood in Mesa. Sept 3, 2011 Darryl Webb/AFN

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Dr. John E. Boardman

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Laura Szoltysik holds 5-day-old Caden as Dr. Aaron Kovac practices chiropractic techniques.

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Laura Szoltysik holds 5-day-old Caden as Dr. Aaron Kovac practices chiropractic techniques.

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Laura Szoltysik holds 5-day-old Caden as Dr. Aaron Kovac practices chiropractic techniques.

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  • By Chuck Corbin Special to AFN
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The Physical Activity Pyramid for Kids (Source: Fitness for Life Elementary School, Human Kinetics, 2010, used by permission) has five steps. …

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