The health care and first responder community — both professionals and volunteers are invited to participate in the Seventh Annual Payson Christian Clinic Conference. The theme is “The Year of the Sabbatical.” The conference is from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18 at The Rim Club, 300 S. Club House
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is one of the most serious diseases in the U.S. Unfortunately it is also one of the most common. The scary fact is over half of those with COPD do not even know they have it.
Medicare’s annual open enrollment is just around the corner. It is from Thursday, Oct. 15 through Monday, Dec. 7.
Editor’s note: The following string of comments came in response to Michele Nelson’s story in Friday’s Roundup about training in Payson schools to cope with emergencies on campus, like the presence of an active shooter. You can see more comments after many of our stories posted at payson.com and get in on the discussion.
Tips on how to have important conversations about care wishes
According to a national survey by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, more than 90 percent of people think it’s important to talk about their loved ones’ and their own wishes for end-of-life care, but fewer than 30 percent of people have actually had the conversation.
There is a place you can go to burn 350 to 550 calories that is not a gym. It is a place where exciting things are often found in plain boxes or bags and you get first pick.
September is national Pain Awareness Month. One of the major issues policymakers, health care providers, and average citizens alike need to focus on is how to improve pain management among older Americans.
The Healthy Foodie
My mornings are certifiably crazy, especially since I’ve made the commitment to provide healthy food for my daughter.
The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is handing out waterproof Project Life Saver (PLS) devices that GCSO Sgt. Dennis Newman describes as “ugly watches.”
The annual autumn Community Health and Care Fair is in November this year.
Sandra Montgomery, director of the laboratory at Banner Payson Medical Center, says 75 percent of all medical decisions made are based on lab results. A majority of those lab results come from blood tests.
Banner Payson Medical Center CEO Lance Porter represented Banner Health on Saturday, Sept. 12 in the Annual Fire on the Rim Mountain Bike Race in Pine.
The Healthy Foodie
I had a bumper crop of apples this year causing me to scramble to figure out what to do with all of them. I canned them, juiced them, baked with them and ate them straight off the tree.
Ask the Expert
Windy days or times of high pollution tend to agitate my allergies and respiratory problems. What can I do to avoid heightened symptoms during these times?
Alzheimer’s is a devastating and debilitating disease that affects an estimated 5.1 million Americans age 65 and older.