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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.

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Free potentially life-saving devices offered

Guardian Angels are among us — and they are in the form of pendants.

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Getting over a childhood trauma – eating liver

The Healthy Foodie

A sweet, well-meaning Roundup reader stopped by to suggest a story — During the conversation, he mentioned that he had revived the health of his elderly canine companion with liver.

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Dizziness can be caused by many things

Dizziness, vertigo and disequilibrium are common symptoms reported by adults during visits to their doctors.

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PRMC ranks as top performer on national quality measures

Peter Drucker, leadership and management guru, is credited for saying: “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.”

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PRMC issues visitor restrictions

The flu has officially arrived in Payson. Confirmed cases of Influenza A have prompted PRMC to issue the following visitor restrictions.

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Top 10 reasons to sign up for health insurance

Even if you’re young, you’re not invincible. Accidents can happen to anyone. Be prepared. Get health insurance. The health professionals at Payson Regional Medical Center offer these top 10 reasons for enrolling for health insurance.

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Many health benefits of avocados

The Healthy Foodie

I’ve always had a bit of sibling rivalry with my sister. But don’t all siblings?

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Register now for Circle’s Tucson trip

The Payson Regional Medical Center’s Senior Circle, with Free Spirit Vacations & Events, is still taking reservations for a President’s Day trip to Casino del Sol in Tucson.

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Senior Circle Calendar of Events: Jan. 13

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.