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ATLANTA — Health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.
Bert and Ernie jump rope and munch apples and carrots, and Cookie Monster has his namesake treat once a week, not every day. Can a Muppets mini-makeover improve kids’ health, too?
(Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part guest commentary. See the conclusion in the Nov. 22 AFN, where one porn user shares his journey and mental health experts struggle over what to call this problem).
Michelle Razore, whose daughter nearly died from pertussis, shares her story with Jeff Gordon, NASCAR champion and spokesperson for the Sounds of Pertussis¨ Campaign, and Dr. Alan R. Fleischman, Senior Vice President and Medical Director, March of Dimes, and Heidi Bruch Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 in New York. In front of the group is the first panel of the Sounds of Pertussis Protection Quilt, which was displayed in Times Square for Pertussis Awareness Day. The Quilt represents how adults can create a blanket of protection around babies by getting vaccinated with a pertussis booster, so they donÕt get sick and spread the disease to their infant. Make your quilt square at www.SoundsofPertussis.com. (Gary He/Insider Images for Sanofi Pasteur)
Lasers are often used in medical practices and engineering, but a new company in Tempe is making lasers available for all people to create any number of unique gift ideas or personalized home products.
In an age when we're able to consume content so many different ways — and that's a good thing, mostly — let's declare right now that there's only one truly correct way to experience "Gravity," Alfonso Cuaron's thrilling new space film.
New Image Family Medicine has been growing in Ahwatukee Foothills since 2006 and on Oct. 1 they’ll double again, adding a complete medical spa to their location at 13838 S. 46th Place, Suite 120.
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In the wake of last week’s tragedy in Boston, what are the images that stayed with you? The pillowing smoke? Blood on the streets? Shell-shocked victims in wheelchairs? Our hearts have been broken again. And since the footage is shown over and over, we’re traumatized each time, just like when the twin towers burned on 9/11.
Dr. Stuart Hetrick never planned to open New Image Med Spa in Ahwatukee Foothills.
Last week children returned to school after two weeks of winter recess. Two weeks of fun and frolic are over. The excitement of the season, treats, family reunions, unscheduled activities, late bedtimes, and no early morning hustle of getting ready are all in the past. The return to school brings a different routine requiring a disciplined approach.
Chandler Regional Medical Center’s Radiology Department recently received recognition by American College of Radiology for Ultrasound Imaging.
Thanks to a range of factors — including medical advances, healthier eating habits and better fitness — Americans are living longer lives. Life expectancy in the U.S. recently hit a record 78.7 years, and the number of Americans living past age 90 has nearly tripled during the last 30 years. But while living well into our 90s is a dream for many of us, the possibility of outliving our savings serves as an eye-opener.
The Arizona Board of Regents has given final project approval for construction of The University of Arizona Cancer Center — Phoenix outpatient clinic at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.
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If you’re having a medical emergency, the best thing you can do is get to the nearest hospital.
Vital signs. Now there’s a phrase that brings a particular image to mind: An emergency room in a hospital with doctors and nurses flurrying about in life and death struggles; monitors and machines beeping, humming and whirring all clamoring to provide their piece of information as part of the care and treatment being provided. One such piece of vital information is blood pressure.
When you see the photo of Ann Patchett on the book jacket of her latest book, “State of Wonder,” it’s hard to believe someone so lovely and feminine could write a book describing some horrific images. I guess that is the power of imagination and skillful writing which she has proven in her previous books, most notably “Bel Canto” (2001 Winner of PEN/Faulkner Award).
From the Department of Things You Did Not Know You Had to Worry About comes a new advisory: Don’t eat your barbecue cleaning brush.
Sumana Veeravelli, a graduate of Desert Vista High School, is studying biomedical engineering in her junior year at the University of Arizona. She has spent the past 12 weeks at the university working under Dr. Ted Trouard in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) research lab to figure out what kind of changes, aging and hypertension, can cause in the brain.
Team Orthodontics and Jungle Roots Children’s Dentistry have joined forces to open a new location offering coordinated, one-stop pediatric and orthodontic care for patients 18 months to 18 years old. The new location, opening Sept. 15, will be in the San Tan Village mall in Gilbert. Dr. Ken Danyluk of Team Orthodontics and Dr. John Culp of Jungle Roots both operate separate Ahwatukee practices and will continue to do so after opening the San Tan Village location.
So ever since I gave my two weeks notice I started wondering what will I miss most about working for a daily/weekly newspaper. It’s been in my blood for more than 30 years after I started giving photos of football games to The Chandler Arizonan my junior year in high school.