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‘Right to Try’ advocates in Arizona welcome new FDA rule on drug access

The Food and Drug Administration has announced plans to make it easier for Americans with terminal illnesses to access experimental drugs, shortening an application form from 100 hours to as little as 45 minutes.

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Senior Circle Weekly Calendar of Events

Senior Circle weekly calendar of events:

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Comedienne, motivational speaker highlights annual Women’s Wellness Forum

Diana Jordan will be the highlight of this year’s Women’s Wellness Forum — A Healthy Woman event in March.

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50 years of losing nutrients

Nostalgia. Everything used to be better — music, the pace of life, you name it. But how about veggies?

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Vaccination is the key to preventing the spread of measles

Measles, a highly contagious virus, is making a comeback.

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Joint replacement surgery increasing

Every 7.5 seconds a baby boomer turns 50.

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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.