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If you have Medicare coverage, you are probably familiar with a time of year known as the Annual Enrollment Period. This is a timeframe, typically from mid-October to early December, when people who are eligible for Medicare can enroll in, disenroll from or change their Medicare Advantage plan for the upcoming year.
HERE: Get to know the chamber orientation
Twenty years ago this month, when the first drops of Colorado River water poured into the retention basins at the Granite Reef Underground Storage Basin (GRUSP) near Mesa, it was predicted that storing water underground would be the wave of the future.
Organizers for the upcoming Phoenix Hydrocephalus Association Walk hope their event next month to support research into the condition and provide information about a disease that affects children, the elderly and even pets.
Wellness isn’t something Dignity Health employees practice only on their down time. At Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert medical centers, it’s woven into the work culture with opportunities that enhance employment and transcend home life as well as patient care.
Our community has seen its fair share of monsoon storms over the years, but when the remnants of Hurricane Norbert rolled through the Valley on Sept. 8, Phoenix neighborhoods saw record-breaking rainfall and historic flooding.
Improvement projects will require closures or lane restrictions along sections of Phoenix-area freeways this weekend (Sept. 19-22), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra travel time or consider alternate routes while these scheduled restrictions are in place:
U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has released a comprehensive resource guide for veterans in her district just as this week she met with Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald to get an update on when care for veterans will be improving in Phoenix.
What if we told you that there was a way to help prevent one of the leading causes of childhood deaths, but that three out of four of us were doing it wrong?
Police say a man is dead after he got caught in a wood chipper at a Chandler business Thursday morning.
Arizona high schoolers who can't name at least one branch of government, define the United States as a capitalist country or at least know Phoenix is the state capitol could find themselves denied a diploma.
Rep. Steve Montenegro shows 'flash cards' which are available to teach the basics of civics — basics his legislation would require students to know to graduate from high school. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
A steak and potato dinner is an American cliché, but a delicious one. And in my mind, that gives us leave to play with — and enjoy — it without feeling guilty.
The chief attorney for the city of Tucson is telling a judge that national security could be compromised if it is forced to disclose some documents about how it uses equipment it has purchased to track cell phone users.
Wilson Gee may be forced to pay up to $1.6 million in tax benefits to the county for closing the Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course according to an Arizona statute that has never been used before, the Maricopa County Assessor’s Office said.
Football coaches are notorious for doing anything that they perceive gives them an advantage.
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced their 2015 regular season schedule this week, with the team kicking off the season on April 6 at Chase Field and enjoying home games on several key holidays.
The best of friends, 1-year-old Wobbly was born outside and got a virus which affected his brain so that he walks with a wobbly gait. Older Tang, about 5 years old, has adopted him like an older brother and gently plays with and grooms him. Both are quiet and well behaved, but Tang likes high places that Wobbly can’t go. For more information on this pair, email email@example.com or call (480) 628-6226. Also see them on petfinder.com/cactuscatsrescue.
Any age. Any gender. Any race. That’s the hard truth about substance use, which can target a 12 year old or a retiree struggling with aging.
More than 13,000 Arizona women terminated their pregnancies last year by abortion, a slight increase from the year before.
Two Desert Vista High School students, KG O’Neall and Christian Blue, will perform in “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at the Tempe Center for the Arts the next two weekends.
Rockin’ Taco Street Fest at El Palacio
As I write this column, the irony of it is not lost on me: while ambient temperatures are over 100, the topic of colds and flu seems out of place. But what better time to learn how to be prepared?
For voters in rigged districts where there is only one candidate to vote for that they don’t like, here is an idea to let them show their displeasure. Unlike some places, Arizona does not have “None of the Above” as a ballot election. But they do allow Write In candidates, and a ballot marked for a Write In candidate gets automatically tabulated and will show up immediately in the results available on election night. Instead of voting for the only candidate, or not voting for any candidate, just mark the Write In selection and write “None of the Above” in the blank where a name would go.
The Pecos Community Center in Ahwatukee, 17010 S. 48th St., will host one of the two Recovery Information Centers created in Phoenix for those affected by Monday’s storms.