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The Cancer Closet at Senior Circle

The Cancer Closet at Senior Circle has been helping people in Payson and the surrounding area for a number of years. In addition to educational literature, the Cancer Closet at Senior Circle provides wigs, scarves and caps for women undergoing cancer treatment.

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Digital mammography

Breast cancer does not discriminate. It doesn’t care how old you are, where you live, what color of skin you have or how much money you have in the bank.

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Losing weight could save you from cancer

The Healthy Foodie

“What flax oil tastes the best?” asked the befuddled customer in the health care store, in the aisle where rumor, strange fads and good intention run head-on into overwhelming choices.

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New mammogram screening guidelines

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is recommending sweeping changes in its breast cancer screening guidelines.

Breast-feeding and medications

Ask the Pharmacist

Taking medications while breast-feeding may affect your breast milk and ultimately affect your child. Although many drugs are safe to use when you are breast-feeding, most will get into your milk to some degree and may even impact your milk supply.

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Senior Circle Calendar of Events: Week of Oct. 20

Senior Circle is located at 215 N. Beeline Hwy., Payson, (928) 472-9290. Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to noon, Friday.

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Incontinence? You are not alone.

Sarah loves to spend time with her friends talking about her grandchildren and going to exercise classes with neighbors.

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Most advanced bladder control therapy at Rim Country Health

Choosing the right rehabilitation program and therapy team can play an important role in recovery. The therapy team at Rim Country Health has partnered with Acceler­ated Care Plus and offers the world’s most advanced techniques for improving bladder control issues.

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Chicken soup: Tastes like love in a bowl

The Healthy Foodie

I’ve always thought of chicken soup as a bowl of healing love.

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Ebola – the facts

Thousands of people in Africa have died from the tropical disease Ebola. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared this the largest outbreak of the disease in world history.

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Is it allergies or is it asthma?

More and more it seems that allergy season for me lasts all year long. The stuff going to seed (or whatever it’s doing) right now makes my eyes water and my nose run, I sneeze and I cough and then there is the wheezing.

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Meet the PRMC Food Service kitchen staff

We all know the importance of a good diet in order to stay healthy, but nutrition plays a special role in recovery when ill, injured or undergoing any medical procedures.

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Know important Medicare dates and your rights

A number of critical dates for those on Medicare and just now eligible for the service are coming up starting this month.

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Arizona awarded for newborn screening

State laboratory tests for 28 genetic disorders

Counting 10 fingers and 10 toes doesn’t begin to tell parents and doctors whether a baby is healthy. With that in mind, state health officials screen blood samples from newborns to identify hidden health problems that can prove fatal.

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Time to get flu shots

Flu activity most commonly peaks in the U.S. between December and February. However, flu activity can begin as early as October and continue to occur as late as May.

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