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Seats still available for Laughlin trip

Renee has four seats on the bus to Laughlin, Nev. Sept. 14-16.

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Certain foods can mess with your meds

The Healthy Foodie

I called my friend, “Hey Dave! I’m making a birthday dinner for you! How about we do something simple like a ham and potato salad.”

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For many Arizonans, drug abuse starts with a prescription, not a syringe

For Doris Goodale’s grown daughter, drug addiction didn’t begin with a party and a syringe. It was a doctor and a pill.

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Senior Circle Calendar of Events: Week of Aug. 25

Lunch & Learn – Sept. 3 – Emergency Medical Services – How it all ties together. You’re suffering severe chest pain – you think it might be a heart attack. You call 911 – the fire department and ambulance are dispatched to your home. What goes on behind the scenes when EMS is mobilized? Join Carl Valenti, PRMC’s Emergency Department Director and representatives from the EMS team in a panel discussion.

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Abawi a perfect fit with Rim Country Health

Dr. Jaber Abawi’s background with internal medicine, infectious diseases, arthritis and geriatric care make him a perfect fit with Rim Country Health.

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RCH has state’s first in-facility dental care

Your pearly whites make it possible for you to bite into a slice of apple and then chew the piece so you can swallow it safely. Your teeth help you speak without impediment and smile confidently when you greet a friend.

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Something’s always cooking at Rim Country Health

Cooking a meal residents look forward to eating is the goal of Brian Clark, Rim Country Health’s head chef and dietary director.

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There’s more to spices than just taste

The Healthy Foodie

My mom has clipped articles since before I can remember.

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C. diff illness surprisingly common

C. diff (C. diff is short for Clostridium Difficile — pronounced Klo-STRID-ee-um dif-uh-SEEL) is an awful condition and a serious one. It is also a condition seen with surprising frequency at Payson Regional Medi­cal Center, according to its director of infection control, Bill Thomack, R.N.

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Stop the spread of common illnesses

Taking care of a sick child isn’t fun. However, taking care of a sick child, a sick spouse and yourself when you all are sharing the same germs can mean more than a few sleepless nights.

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Home health staff gives an ‘extra pair of eyes’ on patient

Payson Regional Home Health has been serving the community of Payson and the surrounding areas for more than 25 years while delivering quality care to patients in their home setting.

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Get the pharmacy facts

Americans may be the most medicated people in the world, say statistics. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, half of all Americans take at least one prescription drug daily, while 1 in 6 take three or more.

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VA bill agreement includes $20 million for community-based outpatient clinic

WASHINGTON – A tentative agreement between House and Senate negotiators on a multibillion-dollar plan to help the ailing Department of Veterans Affairs included $20.7 million for a community-based outpatient clinic in Phoenix.

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Senior Circle Calendar of Events: Week of Aug. 11

Mexican Train, noon to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays.

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Auxiliary’s open arms of friendship

As a new semi-retired resident of Payson in March 2007, I attended the Arts & Crafts Sale at Payson Regional Medical Center’s Main Lobby.