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Financial help for fitness

The MHA Foundation offers need-based scholarships for use at the Senior Fitness Center of Rim Country Health & Rehabilitation, 809 W. Longhorn Road.

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Arizona firm has food recall

Namias of Arizona, Inc., a Tucson, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 19,200 pounds of chicken products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced.

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What’s up with this alkaline diet fad?

The Healthy Foodie

Google stalks me.

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Healthy, vibrant and safe county is primary mission

Counties are one of America’s oldest forms of government, dating back to 1634 when the first county governments (shires) were established in Virginia.

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Carbon monoxide — the invisible killer

Carbon monoxide (CO) is called the invisible killer because it cannot be seen and there is no detectable odor.

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County helps with financial health

Gila County’s Community Action Program has help available for the financial health of residents.

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A fortunate ‘mistake’ — Champagne

The Healthy Foodie

“Tiny bubbles (tiny bubbles) ... in the wine (in the wine) ...”

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Keeping the love of Jesus alive for RCH residents

Each week Rachel Crandall of Calvary Chapel visits Rim Country Health to lead a Bible study for the facility’s residents.

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Activities an integral part of healing process at RCH

As a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), I have had the privilege of working in many different environments, including St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Barrows Neurological Institute, Phoenix and Tempe Adult Health Care Services, and currently Rim Country Health & Rehabilitation.

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Payson Fire Department partners with PHS to teach CPR

If you’re the Payson Fire Department and you have more than 50 CPR mannequins, a full body Automated External Defibrillator equipment, AED dummy and certified trainers what do you do?

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Soy said to be good, bad or even ugly

The Healthy Foodie

I confess — I tried the vegan route — once.

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Flu hits ‘widespread’ status — all counties have it

The Arizona Department of Health Services reports influenza activity in the state has reached a “widespread” classification. More than 3,700 cases of flu have been reported throughout Arizona with 51 percent of those in Maricopa County.

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NAU researcher studies improving quality of life for the seriously ill

Being diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening illness is distressing enough, but a dearth of cohesive services often compounds the difficulty, according to a Northern Arizona University researcher.

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Medicare saving Arizona users money

Medicare beneficiaries in Arizona saved $362,296,425 on prescription drugs since 2010 and 787,935 Medicare beneficiaries in Arizona utilized free preventive services in 2015.

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February is Gum Disease Awareness Month

February has been declared “Gum Disease Awareness Month” in an effort to increase visibility to this pervasive, but often ignored, chronic disease.