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Who needs a hip replacement?

Hip replacement is an operation in which a damaged hip joint is removed and replaced with an artificial joint. There are many medical conditions that can damage the hip joint.

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Rim Country Health therapist knows benefits of MFR

Laura Riley is one of three Rim Country Health employees providing Myofascial Release therapy. She is an advocate for the treatment because she has benefited from it.

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A living testament to MFR treatment

Martha Bonnette is an amazing living testament to the benefits of Myofascial Release therapy.

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A foodie’s worst nightmare – food waste

The Healthy Foodie

I’m sitting, frowning, staring at the blinking cursor.

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Payson Care Center helps seniors, disabled in need

Over the last three years, Payson Care Center has partnered with organizations such as Meals on Wheels, Gila Center on Aging, and the Lutheran Social Services to provide something extra for their clients.

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Remember tips to keep cool in the face of continuing summer heat

Temperatures in the Rim Country have seemed unusually hot recently and our monsoon rains and the daily cool-down they bring are sadly scarce.

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Everything in moderation – even almonds

The Healthy Foodie

Pop quiz: How is almond milk like a cat lady?

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Choosing health care for the end of your life

My mom, 88 stubborn years old, still lives on her own in a big house with a cat that loves to get underfoot. Because I work in health care, I have an all-too-vivid recognition of the perils that can befall someone in her situation. So, posted on her kitchen bulletin board is a bright pink sheet of paper called a POLST.

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Get up and move for your health

If you’re sitting down to read this right now, you might have what is arguably the most common health problem in America today, sitting disease.

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Good food is ‘medicine’ for good health

One of the tenets of healthy eating is portion control and so, the United States Department of Agriculture has been pushing the “My Plate” for several years now.

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Were olives the Romans’ secret weapon?

The Healthy Foodie

I’ve always admired the Romans, especially their military-grade physiques suitable for marble sculpture — so strong, ruthless and prolific. No wonder they conquered vast tracks of the Mediterranean, Europe and Middle East.

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MHA helps present book festival

More than 80 authors are expected to come to the Rim Country for the Payson Book Festival July 23.

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Staying healthy and safe this summer in the high country

The Rim Country is great for year-round enjoyment in the great outdoors. Summer outdoor activities in the high country can mean hiking, fishing, camping, and riding the trails, either on horseback or on OHVs.

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Tips for grilling outdoors safely

Outdoor grilling is one of the most popular ways to cook food, especially during the summer months.

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Monsoon storms bring mosquitoes

Monsoon season is finally here and will hopefully bring some needed rain to Gila County, but the rainy season can bring unwelcome nuisances as well.

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