I started to take thyroid medicine for hypothyroidism in 1997 and still take it every morning. My blood tests indicate I am taking the correct dose. How long do I take this medicine? Is it safe?
For most doctors, it’s easier to explain heart surgery than medical bills — especially with the major changes coming as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
Future physicians from Arizona, California and Tennessee have spent the summer in Payson learning about rural medicine as part of several mentoring programs.
Payson Regional Medical Center recently received recognition as an outstanding rural hospital from two different sources.
The Payson medical community seems to be getting a reputation for helping future health care professionals learn about serving in rural areas.
What is the purpose of making all Coumadin users make a separate trip to a nurse for having their blood checked?
I’m a 26-year-old woman with an embarrassing problem. I’m growing a mustache. What causes this?
I was very interested in your column on the DASH diet. Is there a diet sheet listing all the items pertaining to this diet? How can I get one?
Athletic and adventurous reporter tries spa treatments and other relaxations
I sat down on the plush, green chair and tried to relax.
David E. Glow, M.D., a family physician from Payson, is being honored by The American Medical Association for his 50-year anniversary of graduation from medical school.
Mike Crossman left Southern California and came to Payson in 1987. The veteran physical therapist thought he was trading the fast pace of urban life for a slower rhythm.
I have been diagnosed with atrial flutter. My cardiologist wants to perform a catheter ablation on me and says it’s a safe procedure. Do you agree?
I have pseudogout. It’s hard for me to explain to people, so I either tell them I have gout or I don’t tell them anything. Will you do me a favor and explain it in the paper?
Medicare pays only a fraction of the charges
Payson Regional Medical Center has among the highest charges in the state, according to data released by federal health officials last month detailing what hospitals charged Medicare for the most common inpatient procedures in 2011.
Rim Country veterans can get some of their medical care close to home from Dr. Michael Lowe, with the award of a contract to provide satellite clinic services to veterans registered with the Phoenix Veterans Administration Hospital.