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Top Fall Color Shrubs for Arizona Autumn

Top Fall Color Shrubs for Arizona Autumn

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Mountain landscapes are famous for their autumn colors.  This week's column is merely a list of the best-colored plants you will find in our area that can be planted in your backyard. Of course, there are more choices, especially if...

ANXIETY RELIEF IS AS CLOSE AS YOUR FINGERS

ANXIETY RELIEF IS AS CLOSE AS YOUR FINGERS

Can it be that simple? Yes! There are several different modalities that stress the importance of holding your fingers to relieve anxiety, depression, fear, anger, worry and more. Chi gong, and jin shin jyutsu are two of the most prominent methods. Most tell you to...

Your Medical Marijuana Q & A

Question: Are medical marijuana patient cards good for 2 years? Answer: Yes, if it is stated on the front of your patient identification card. Always go by the expiration date on the front of your patient card. Since 2011 the Arizona Department of Health Services has...

Why Does Breast Density Matter?

Why Does Breast Density Matter?

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 risk factors. But are you aware that it’s also important to know your breast density? It’s an important and...

Pumpkins are not just for Halloween

Pumpkins are not just for Halloween

October means pumpkins in the minds of many Americans and rightly so. Pumpkins are cultivars (plants selected for specific characteristics and maintained by propagation) of Cucurbita pepo, and one of many winter squash varieties that are harvested around this time....

THE UNITED STATES OF AGING

THE UNITED STATES OF AGING

Older Adults and Their Caregivers Don’t Always Agree                              Every day for the next 18 years, roughly 10,000 Americans will celebrate their 65th birthdays. When it comes to growing old in America, the perceptions of those baby boomers and the...

CBD for Anxiety

CBD for Anxiety

Believe it or not, anxiety is a natural healthy feeling, and an important part of our evolutionary defense system.  The hypothalamus is the part of the brain that produces emotional responses to sensory stimuli, and it receives this information before we are...

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