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Rim Country Health has jobs for more than health professionals

The employment opportunities at Rim Country Health don’t all require professional health care credentials.

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Holiday cheer and Alzheimer’s

Holidays can be meaningful, enriching times for both the person with Alzheimer’s disease and his or her family.

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Managing diabetes during the holiday season

The holiday season is synonymous with many things, including food. Family gatherings and holiday office parties wouldn’t be the same without great food.

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Colon Cancer Alliance seeks to raise awareness for screenings

Every October, the world goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month to bring attention to the disease and encourage people to get screened.

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Returning to the roots of medicine

Do you remember back when you had a sore throat, cough and runny nose and you just went to the doctor? Maybe you called first, but you were able to see your provider on that same day or the following day.

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Medicare benefits for the terminally ill

When I talk to people with Medicare about planning for the end of their lives, the statistic that always strikes me is this:

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Getting the most out of your health care

Today’s health care system is often times overwhelming to residents of our mountain community.

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Myth of food, family & healing – or maybe there’s something there

As a kid, I remember getting dressed up to eat Thanksgiving dinner. I hated it.

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Mentors with chronic conditions work with state health profession students

A one-year inter-professional mentorship program is bringing together health profession students from Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix to better understand and improve the patient’s experience.

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The flu is in Arizona, so it’s time to get that vaccination

The world feels like a bizarre place right now. One of the strangest elections in modern American politics has just come to an end — and there are dozens of reports of creepy clowns appearing in the woods.

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Coconino County’s first flu case confirmed

Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials have announced the first confirmed influenza case in Coconino County this flu season.

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A fungus among us – can diet help?

The Healthy Foodie

There is a fungus among us — and I’m not talking mushrooms. It’s a yeast called Candida and boy — it’s an ancient alien life form.

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Banner Home Care Payson honored

Banner Home Care Payson has announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2016 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States.

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Signs department vigilance helps prevent accidents

“What people do with street signs, I have no idea,” says Steve Williams, engineering technician for the Signs Department for Gila County Public Works.

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Students lead regional tobacco prevention groups

“The Payson Anti-tobacco Squad provides me with the opportunity to help the community,” says Elizabeth Mabb, president of the newly formed, student-led coalition at Payson High School.

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