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Four smart steps to avoid the flu

This flu season is striking hard and wide across the country, creating anxiety for individuals who are vulnerable to serious complications.

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Keeping the body strong and flexible

Myofascial release is an effective hands-on therapy, which can directly change and improve health of the fascia.

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Your invitation to get fit

The MHAXIII Health Plus facility at Rim Country Health is inviting former clients to come back and see what’s new and asking everyone interested to check it out as well.

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The importance of speech therapy

Speech-language therapy encompasses a wide range of services, mainly on an individual basis, but also as support for individuals, families, support groups, and providing information for the general public

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A road map back to mobility

What is physical therapy? Physical therapy is a type of treatment you may need when health problems make it hard to move around and do everyday tasks. It helps you move better and may relieve pain.

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Relearning the skills for daily life at home and work

What is occupational therapy? A form of therapy for those recuperating from physical or mental illness that encourages rehabilitation through the performance of activities required in daily life.

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Herb inspires a battle between countries

The Healthy Foodie

Really, what won’t men do to improve their sex life?

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Back to wellness

Following a serious injury or illness and often after surgery it might be necessary to take a route through various therapies to become well again — or to function as fully as your condition will allow.

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Chest pain – it can still be a puzzle

When the subject is chest pain, you’d expect a packed house for the Senior Circle’s Lunch & Learn program. The room at 215 N. Beeline was filled, but not overflowing. Too bad — Dr. Brent Gear, D.O., one of the emergency department physicians at Payson Regional Medical Center, had a lot of good information to share.

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When to seek emergency medical help for the flu

The flu virus continues to spread across the U.S., with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention closely tracking the number of confirmed cases and urging stringent precautions to minimize its impact.

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Unflinching in the fight against Social Security fraud

If you’re like most people, you protect what’s valuable to you.

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Why would anyone subject themselves to hot peppers?

The Healthy Foodie

I consider my daughter Brooke an acquired taste.

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FYI: Diabetes

Ask the Pharmacist

Diabetes affects nearly 30 million people and costs upward of $50 billion yearly to treat in the United States. There are also many people who are presently unaware that they may be pre-diabetic.

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Senior Circle Calendar of Events: Jan. 27

Senior Circle is located at 215 N. Beeline Highway,Payson; (928) 472-9290. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to noon, Friday.

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Tax returns now require health insurance details

Tax forms get more complex due to Obamacare

In preparation for the 2015 tax filing season, which officially begins this week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released a fact sheet detailing information Arizona tax filers need to know as they prepare to file their federal returns.