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Physical therapy after joint replacement surgery

When the pain of moving takes a toll on our quality of life it is time to consider joint replacement surgery.

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Picking the tastiest plants

The Healthy Foodie

It’s nearly June 1 and my garden beckons.

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Irregular heartbeat may increase stroke risk

A fluttering heart isn’t always romantic — it can also be a sign of a health condition called atrial fibrillation.

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Summertime knowledge

Ask the Pharmacist

With the Arizona summer soon upon us, I thought today’s article could provide helpful hints for surviving the summer sun.

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Debunking medical media myths

Becky Nissila, the new director of emergency services at Payson Regional Medical Center, will speak at a free program presented by Arizona Professional Writers at noon, Wednesday, May 20 in the community room of the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Rd.

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Senior Circle Calendar of Events: May 19

The Senior Circle is at 215 N. Beeline Hwy., Payson. It is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday. For details about programs and membership, call (928) 472-9290.

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Just visiting a farmers market can help health

It’s all about the socializing – the good food is just a bonus

Are you ready to have a good time? I know we are!

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MHA Upcoming Events

• Thursday, May 21, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Scrubs Sale, PRMC West Lobby

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Senior Health & Fitness Day at Majestic Rim

Majestic Rim Retirement Living is celebrating the 22nd Annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day Wednesday, May 27.

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Students honored in health occupation contest

The miracle of birth captured digitally is a photo Payson High School junior Macie Chernov hoped would take her from the recent HOSA — Future Health Professionals (formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America — HOSA) competition in Tucson to the national event in Anaheim, Calif.

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Maybe kids are right – but I’ll never tell them

The Healthy Foodie

Mothers’ Day gets me to reminiscing about the days when my kids were babies and I freaked out about everything — including my obsessive efforts to protect them from germs. I vacuumed every day, determined to keep toxins at bay as they crawled around on the floor.

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Dialysis or transplant possible if living with kidney disease

The pale 8-year-old youngster with his oversized sunglasses ran over to me, the Angel Flight West pilot, and gave me a hug.

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Annual Senior Circle Health Fair a great success

More than 100 Payson area seniors came out for the annual health fair at PRMC’s Senior Circle facility last Wednesday.

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A day in Payson at the Senior Circle

The gaunt man struggled with the four-wheeled walker before setting it breathlessly in front of the desk. “My wife can’t use this walker anymore,” he said. “She only rests in bed.”

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PRMC celebrates Hospital Week

Most people only visit hospitals when a loved one is sick or a friend is having a baby.

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