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Learn more about Parkinson’s disease at Payson conference

The Parkinson’s & Movement Disorder Alliance will present its Learn, Live, Connect Payson conference from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, May 13 at the Community Presbyterian Church, 800 W. Main St.

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Rural Arizonans with MS lack access to care

Every three months, Mary Schaal makes the nearly 400-mile round trip from her home in Yuma to Gilbert on the southeastern edge of Phoenix.

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Mental health needs of inmates a major challenge

The nation’s jails and prisons have replaced hospitals as the primary facility for mentally ill individuals.

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Voting provides mental health benefits to citizens

Researchers say expressing your right to vote may help promote good mental health, and in turn, good physical health.

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Study finds WIC food improves preschool diets

In the U.S., where one of five children entering elementary school is overweight, a healthy diet is critical for preschool children, who are setting their eating patterns for the future.

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Attached garages and indoor air quality

Air quality issues in your home due to an attached garage may seem unlikely since the garage opens to the outside, but in reality it has been proven to contain major sources of pollutants that can get into your home’s air. These sources include:

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Continuing the fight against Alzheimer’s

A cure for Alzheimer’s disease remains the Holy Grail for medical professionals and scientific researchers in the field.

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Healthy heart helps keep brain healthy

Kim Alten told guests at the 2016 Women’s Wellness Forum April 23, heart health has residual effects on the brain and memory.

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Food for a healthy brain is good for the whole body

Dee McCaffrey added her advice as a chemist and nutritionist to the lessons offered to keep the brain healthy at the 2016 Women’s Wellness Forum.

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Sweet potatoes: A case of mistaken identity

The Healthy Foodie

So, a 54-year-old woman had a heart attack and was taken to the hospital.

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Screening still best tool in fight against breast cancer

The most common cancer in American women today, excluding skin cancers, is breast cancer. It is the second most common cause of cancer-related death in U.S. women (lung cancer is the leading cause).

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USDA tips for reducing food waste and preventing illness

As Earth Day approaches, did you know USDA has an app that can help you save money and help the environment?

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The piquant piñon nut

The Healthy Foodie

I made a discovery in New Mexico when I visited — piñon coffee.

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Payson Care Center helps local man recover from broken hip and stroke

David Watson has bounced back from a broken hip and a stroke faster than anyone anticipated.

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Cutting sugar’s umbilical cord with juicing

Once upon a time, sugar was mostly relegated to desserts. But now, excessive amounts can be found in everyday foods and beverages, and it’s taking a toll, according to recently published studies.