The Best Year Yet

The Best Year Yet

Five Healthy Habits to Inspire You in 2020 Are you ready to make 2020 your best year ever? Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) recommends the following five healthy habits to inspire you to make the New Year the best year. Get your preventive screenings. Preventive...
Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Expert Tips for Maintaining Overall Well-Being and Independence By Karen Russell, Director of Client Care at Home Care Assistance Every year, more than one out of four adults age 65 or older fall, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of those...
Thermography is Not a Substitute for Mammography

Thermography is Not a Substitute for Mammography

A Warning to Women As a surgeon-in-training in Baltimore, Maryland in the 1980s, Michael G. Macon, MD, FACS, participated in a research study comparing two potential breast cancer screening methods: mammography and thermography. “The hope was that thermography would...
Breast Density: It Matters

Breast Density: It Matters

What Women Need to Know About Why Breast Density is Important, How to Determine It, and What to Do About It You’re dedicated to your monthly self-exams and you follow your healthcare provider’s recommendations for breast cancer screenings, given your age and family...