For Medicare patients, getting a “physical” requires running a paperwork maze — mostly because it is not an actual physical.
I started to take thyroid medicine for hypothyroidism in 1997 and still take it every morning. My blood tests indicate I am taking the correct dose. How long do I take this medicine? Is it safe?
For most doctors, it’s easier to explain heart surgery than medical bills — especially with the major changes coming as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
What is the purpose of making all Coumadin users make a separate trip to a nurse for having their blood checked?
A warm welcome to Todd Youtz, new cook at the Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main St.
I’m a 26-year-old woman with an embarrassing problem. I’m growing a mustache. What causes this?
I was very interested in your column on the DASH diet. Is there a diet sheet listing all the items pertaining to this diet? How can I get one?
It started when two Native American flutists, teacher and performer Betty Acker and new flute player and aficionado Tom Russell, decided to form a Native American Flute Circle in Rim Country.
Mike Crossman left Southern California and came to Payson in 1987. The veteran physical therapist thought he was trading the fast pace of urban life for a slower rhythm.
When you go to a hospital, does it make any difference if you’re considered an “inpatient” or an “outpatient?” Yes, it does.
Attention, seniors! Please be very careful in giving out personal information via computer, telephone and regular mail or in person.
I have been diagnosed with atrial flutter. My cardiologist wants to perform a catheter ablation on me and says it’s a safe procedure. Do you agree?
June is pure magic. It transforms Rim Country into a fairyland of blossom and birdsong.
I have pseudogout. It’s hard for me to explain to people, so I either tell them I have gout or I don’t tell them anything. Will you do me a favor and explain it in the paper?
Rim Country veterans can get some of their medical care close to home from Dr. Michael Lowe, with the award of a contract to provide satellite clinic services to veterans registered with the Phoenix Veterans Administration Hospital.