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Make prom a happy memory, not a sorrow-filled one

The Payson High School prom is Saturday, April 26. Prom is a special event for most teens, maybe even a rite of passage.

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Mogollon Health Alliance Calendar

Friday, April 4: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., main lobby, Payson Regional Medical Center – MHA Auxiliary Arts, Crafts and Bake Sale with baby items, scarves, catnip toys, dishcloths, jewelry and much more.

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8 ingredients in recipe to relax, strengthen

The practice of tai chi is thousands of years old, having evolved from a martial art into medicinal and meditative uses.

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Home health care simplified

The idea of home health care is simple. People who have a condition that requires home health care such as diabetes, heart failure, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hypertension or cardiovascular disease can receive skilled care in the privacy of their homes.

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Ask the pharmacist

I am scheduled for surgery and my expected hospital stay is at least three days. I take daily prescription medication. Can I bring them with me to take during my stay?

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Forum focuses on power of sleep

The lack of sleep can lead to all kinds of problems — from short tempers to brain fog to stress to actual health issues. So, to address these problems and present ways to solve them, the sponsors of the annual Women’s Wellness Forum are making sleep the focus of the event Saturday, March 29.

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Hospital touts trauma team upgrades

People who live in rural areas suffer a significantly greater risk that they’ll die from an accident — even from something as simple as a fall.

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Oils that can take the heat without taking it out on your heart

The Healthy Foodie

Every cook needs a reliable partner in the kitchen — a helpmate that can take the heat without panicking.

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Senior Circle News

The Lunch & Learn Wednesday, April 2, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. will feature Allergies with Dr. Jennifer Dumbolton.

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Payson Care Center: A tradition of care since 1986

Award-winning staff and facility voted ‘Best’ by Roundup readers four years in a row

Payson Care Center is located just west of Payson Regional Medical Center at 107 E. Lone Pine Dr. Payson Care Center is a post-acute care facility offering skilled nursing and therapy services to patients after surgery or illness. The facility’s staff prides itself in the ability to care for higher acuity patients serving Payson and all of Northern Arizona.

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Payson’s Long Term Care Options

Payson offers several long-term care options for its aging population. Seniors retire to Payson because of its perfect climate and small-town, relaxed feeling.

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A different perspective on stress

You almost need an ark to survive the flood of available information on stress management. Numerous programs, seminars, conferences, books and workshops focus on avoiding or coping with stress.

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The Payson Care Center Therapy Department will offer a monthly pre-surgery orthopedic workshop for patients undergoing hip and knee surgery.

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Gosar visits Payson Care Center

Congressman hears residents’ concerns about health care

Congressman Paul Gosar recently made a special visit to Payson Care Center. A dentist by profession, Gosar has an interest in health care revisions specifically as it applies to dental care with the elderly. The Congressman listened to the residents’ concerns about how health care changes have affected skilled nursing care facilities.

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Recovering close to home has many advantages

Having surgery locally helps in the recovery process

Susan Bobek is no stranger to joint replacement surgery. She has had both knees replaced and recently local orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Patrick Harrison, replaced both of her hips within four months of each other.