It may just be February, but there are subtle signs of spring if you know where to look.
Diabetes describes a disease in which a person has high blood sugar, either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is classified as a metabolism disorder. Metabolism refers to the way our bodies use digested food for energy and growth.
Pay attention to that ‘pins and needles’ sensation
Just about everyone has experienced that “pins and needles” sensation in their feet and hands. Usually we say our foot/hand has “fallen asleep” because we have rested on it wrong.
Hospital director makes changes to make ER more senior friendly
The Payson Regional Medical Center’s service area has a population of about 50,000 people with an average age of 58. So to make visits to the emergency department more comfortable for the aging population it serves, PRMC has made some modifications.
Flu season is reaching its peak in Arizona and around the country. If you have not received your flu shot there is still time.
Question: I found some antibiotics in my medicine cabinet that are a year old. Are they still OK to take?
Girl gets $1,000 scholarship for humongous plant
“When I heard I had won, I was like, ‘WAAAA! I must call Mr. Reed,” said Marissa Ormand, winner of Bonnie Plants’ 3rd Grade Cabbage Program.
Wow! How did it ever get to be December so soon?
“Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men out fowling so that we might, after a more special manner, rejoice together after we had gathered the fruits of our labors.”
DJ'S MUSIC TRIVIA
The Payson High School Theatre Company will present “Les Miserables,” a play (not the musical) adapted for schools by Tim Kelly and from the 1862 French novel by Victor Hugo at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24; 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25; and 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26 in the high school auditorium. Admission is $6 for adults and $5 for both senior citizens and students. The play is a Tom Walling production.
Humane Society teams with JRE students to help animals in need
The Humane Society of Central Arizona has teamed up with third- and fifth-graders at Julia Randall Elementary to design the 2013 Wall of Hope fund-raising murals.
Helen Hunt Jackson said it best in her poem, “October’s Bright Blue Weather.” Where better to enjoy this stimulating time of year than in Rim Country?
It has been 395 days since “The Boys,” bonded brothers Big Teddy and Stud Muffin, came to HSCAZ. In addition to being pit bulls, they were large, black, and loud in their kennels.
Two banquet-size tables groaned with the weight of dishes savory and sweet on Saturday, prepared from the bounty harvested from the Payson Community Garden.
Advocates for the community garden have invited the public to come get a Halloween pumpkin and make a donation to area food banks.