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On the Front Lines

On the Front Lines

In a new video series, healthcare heroes from Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center and Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Group share their thoughts about caring for our community during COVID-19.

Sleeves Up for the COVID-19 Vaccine features brief videos of YRMC physicians, nurses, radiologic technologists, support staff, and other members of the team, discussing all aspects of COVID-19.

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Boost Your Immune System – with Food!

Boost Your Immune System – with Food!

Supporting your immune system with nutrition doesn’t have to involve loading up on expensive foods and supplements. In fact, research shows that making simple changes in your food choices, the amount of sugar you eat, and even the timing and pace of meals can boost and strengthen your front-line defenses.

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Coming Home to Serve

Coming Home to Serve

Prescott native Megan Fernow Sitrin MSN, RN, ACNP-BC has loved science since her days in Mr. Les Fenderson’s anatomy class at Prescott High School (PHS). She’s always loved people, and that’s why she pursued a career in nursing; after graduating from PHS, she headed to the University of Arizona.

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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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