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Scrub a Dub

Scrub a Dub

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19, the flu, and other viruses and germs. Even as the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more available, it’s important to protect our health, one handwash at a time.

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Ten Minutes to More Balance and Better Health

Ten Minutes to More Balance and Better Health

Hormone optimization via bio-identical hormone pellets offers myriad benefits: it’s an anti-aging modality, it slows down bone loss, decreases osteoarthritis and facial wrinkles, and more.  That’s why hormone pellets have become increasingly popular in the past few years.

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Soaring to New Heights

Soaring to New Heights

With the drop of a beam, Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) crossed another milestone in its long-term commitment to expand and enhance medical services throughout the region. This beam, the last structural beam to fall into place, seals the framework for a new Health and Wellness Center on the campus of YRMC West in Prescott.

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Get Toned at Home

Get Toned at Home

Setting up a home fitness program doesn’t have to be complicated, but there are a few steps you can take to ensure you’re successful, and of course, safe. What’s step one?

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Helping People Feel Well … Because They Deserve It

Helping People Feel Well … Because They Deserve It

Everyone wants—and deserves—to feel well, both physically and mentally, said Tamara Player, the Chief Executive Officer of West Yavapai Guidance Clinic (WYGC).

Now more than ever, health professionals are focusing on treating the whole person, in terms of physical, mental, and emotional wellness.

Across the country, Tamara said, “Providers are looking at, ‘How do we provide better treatment?’”

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Tomar Pain Centers offers a holistic approach to healing

Tomar Pain Centers offers a holistic approach to healing

“We do go that extra mile for our patients,” Dr. Masters relates. He is a fully licensed Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), meaning he focuses on providing a holistic and preventative approach with all of his patients. Doctors of Osteopathy receive extra training in the musculoskeletal system, which is the interconnected system of nerves, muscles and bones that make up two-thirds of a human body.

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Age Healthier, Live Happier, Feel Your Best

Age Healthier, Live Happier, Feel Your Best

Research has shown that the physical benefits of BHRT are numerous, including added lean muscle mass, thicker hair, stronger bones, better brain function and focus, and enhanced sleep patterns. Each patient’s symptoms are unique, and so is each patient’s path to hormone optimization through BHRT, which is customized using pellets. Most BHRT patients report some symptom resolution in as little as four weeks, but full optimization may take up to six months. 

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You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

Margo Williams offers a simple message for people in the midst of a new medical diagnosis, decision-making for appropriate care, or just in need of support and direction:  “You are not alone.”

In the Prescott Woman Magazine April/May issue, Margo shared her personal experience about her grandmother’s and mother’s struggles with Alzheimer’s disease. Because of this experience, she understands the roller coaster these challenges take you on. She understands how difficult it is to ask for help; to be vulnerable and depend on others.

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