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Protecting Heart Health

Protecting Heart Health

If you are a woman with diabetes, your risk of developing (and dying from) heart disease may be greater than you think. Diabetes seems to erase – or even reverse – the protective effect women have against heart disease and heart attack, making women with diabetes significantly more susceptible than men with diabetes. 

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West Yavapai Guidance Clinic

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic

Maybe your neighbor. Maybe your co-worker. Maybe a family member.  Knowing no socioeconomic boundaries, some form of mental illness affects one in five adults who suffer from various mental health disorders.

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 ‘For Mind, For Body, For All of You’

 ‘For Mind, For Body, For All of You’

Spectrum Healthcare’s main objective for the past 65 years has been to assist individuals with their overall health. From physical ailments to mental struggles, Spectrum Healthcare has helped thousands of Yavapai County residents with their complete well-being. 

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A Physician with Heart

A Physician with Heart

When Nisha Tung, MD, was a young girl she wanted to be a surgeon when she grew up. After all, she came from a family of physicians. Medicine was in her blood. Plus, her family had a history of heart problems. So, as an adult, she decided to enter the field of cardiology.

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A New Approach to Healing from Childhood Trauma  

A New Approach to Healing from Childhood Trauma  

Trauma often calls to mind soldiers overcoming the consequences of war, but what if our very own homes were battlefields, too?

According to the increasing research prompted by a CDC-Kaiser-Permanente study of 17,421 participants from 1995 – 1997, what we experience in childhood can have continuous effects on our physical, mental, and social health as adults.

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The Best Year Yet

The Best Year Yet

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.

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