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Rain, shine, snow or sleet Junction 87 draws crowd

The phrase “rain or shine, snow or sleet” is not only the mailmen’s creed, but also obviously the fans of Rim Country’s favorite country western band Junction 87.

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Maybe Aussies have it right about beets

The Healthy Foodie

So I’m at a barbecue and my editor grabs a pickled beet to put on his burger.

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Pre-op orthopedic surgery workshop informs and calms participants

Over the last several months Payson Care Center’s director of rehab services has offered pre-op surgery classes to educate hip or knee replacement surgery candidates.

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Payson Care boasts ‘higher standard of care’

Payson Care Center provides post-acute short-term rehab and skilled nursing care after many different types of surgery or illnesses.

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Chiropractic care can benefit us as we grow older

Chiropractic care for the aches and pains of aging was presented at the June 10 Lunch & Learn program at the Senior Circle.

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New doctor comes to Payson ... 35 years ago

Dr. Luis Alfonso Munoz was born in Chile and it was there, in his native country, that he trained in general surgery.

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Must-have health screenings for men

June is Men’s Health Month.

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Lungs involved in losing weight

The Healthy Foodie

I just learned that contrary to what I believe, and about what half the doctors and dietitians believe, the body dumps fat by breathing.

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Senior Circle Calendar of Events: June 16

Senior Circle is located at 215 N. Beeline Hwy., Payson, the phone number is (928) 472-9290. Hours of operations are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday.

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Get whole family into the swing of summer safety

Summer is a time of playground fun, swimming, boating, biking, camping and other outdoor activities. Unfortunately, these activities can lead to a higher risk of injuries.

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Take action against risk of skin cancer this summer

With the return of warmer weather and longer days, it’s good to remember that temperatures aren’t the only thing on the rise. Skin cancer rates continue to increase and cause more deaths each year, with one in five Americans expected to develop skin cancer in a lifetime. (1)

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Wine of all kinds has healed throughout the ages

The Healthy Foodie

This past weekend, while wandering around Pine covering the Summer Festival and craft fair for the paper, I ran across the new tasting room for Trident Winery.

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Pool safety involves skin care too

For many families, some of the most anticipated summertime activities happen around the pool. But before you dive into the fun, be sure you and your family know the many ways to practice pool safety.

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Be heat smart working and playing outside

The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health reminds Arizona employers and workers of the hazards associated with working outdoors in high temperatures.

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PRMC recognized for chest pain care

If chest pain takes you to the Payson Regional Medical Center emergency department, be assured your care meets special standards. The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care recently gave “Chest Pain Accreditation” to the PRMC emergency department.