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Summer in the desert: know the threats to your pets

The desert has a number of threats to pets – especially during the summer. But common sense and familiarity with potentially dangerous insects, reptiles and...

Exceptional Community Hospital earns ‘Gold Seal’ accreditation

Exceptional Community Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The...
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Poll: Most hunker down to beat summer heat

The Arizona summer heat can be a drag. The heat hits long before Memorial Day and sticks around until Halloween, and there’s just no...
Al Brandenburg Maricopa

Brandenburg: Heat can be fatal

June has baked us to a crisp and July isn’t going to be any better with temperatures in the triple digits. As bad as...

Phelps: Keys to effective communication

Getting others to understand our needs and ideas can be complex. The desired outcome is understanding, but how do we get there? What is...
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Scorching weekend weather on the way

Summer doesn’t officially begin for two weeks, but summertime heat will arrive this weekend with a bang. The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive...

Koczor: A focus on men’s health

June is Men’s Health Month, a national observance which began in 1994 to raise awareness about health care for men and encourage boys, men...

Is testosterone only for men?

Low testosterone in women is much more common than most people realize. It’s no secret that testosterone plays an integral role in male health...

Letter: Setting record straight on Palo Verde Regional Park plan

By Cyndi Ruehl I would like to address the recent survey and follow-up article, from the May 13, 2022 inMaricopa article “Poll: Readers mostly split...

Poll: Readers mostly split on support for Palo Verde park

The 23,000-acre Palo Verde Regional Park proposed by Pinal County for west of Maricopa enjoyed less-than-overwhelming support in this week’s informal poll. We asked: “Do...

Sun Life Family Health to receive $4.4M grant, O’Halleran announces

Sun Life Family Health Center will receive $4.4 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The grant was...

23,000-acre park to rise from mountains west of Maricopa

The legendary naturalist John Muir was an early advocate for preserving the wilderness of America. Called the “Father of our National Parks,” he was passionate...

Best Moms InMaricopa winners do it all 

Two words describe the three winners of 2022 Best Mom InMaricopa contest.  “Absolutely amazing,” declared Jim Carlisto of 72SOLD, a presenting sponsor for the contest....

Therapist: You matter

“Suck it up.” “It’s not that bad.” “Get over it.” “Stop being emotional.” These are phrases constantly thrown about in society in regards to...

Maricopa Wellness Center medical director answers common questions

Maricopa Wellness Center’s Medical Director, Kristina Donnay FNP-C, gets many emails asking aesthetic and wellness questions. We have decided to answer some of the...

Master gardener: Purslane packs a nutritious punch

I love plants. They helped save my life in their own special and unique way. They have also introduced me to some of the...
Banner Health donates $30,000 to Maricopa Pantry

Loads of community support get Maricopa Pantry back on its feet

The Maricopa Pantry food bank is back. Thanks to a great deal of community support, the help of St. Mary’s Food Bank from Phoenix and...

Infant fights rare cancer — with a smile

Myliza Madison is a sweet baby girl. A recent family photo features the 7-month-old’s huge smile; another shows a face that is expressively inquisitive. “She's just...
Ron Smith Maricopa

Medical alert devices: Do you need one?

Last week, I was helping my wife install a home key box for a Province resident when she asked me what I knew about...

Collagen peptides: Powerhouse supplement or edible hoax?

Collagen is a unique protein that accounts for as much as 30% of the body’s total protein. It’s a primary structural component of connective...

TRUE ABA helps those with Autism Spectrum Disorder thrive

TRUE ABA opened its doors in Gig Harbor, WA, in 2017, providing home-, community-and school-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment for children and adults...

Rep. O’Halleran tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) has tested positive for COVID-19. O'Halleran (Dem-Village of Oak Creek) represents Maricopa in the United State House of Representatives. In a...

Learn how to ‘take care’ of yourself

So many posts from friends end with “take care.” It seems a simple salutation at the end of a letter or social media post,...
BIZ Kristina Donnay

Fungal nail infection treatment

Many people develop a fungal nail infection at some point in their life. It’s typically not serious but can be unpleasant and very difficult...

Look to Sun Life Health for award-winning maternal care

Selecting the right obstetrician early on in your pregnancy can make a huge difference in your health and that of your newborn. Fortunately, finding that...
Jon Beecroft

Communication key to a successful treatment plan

I thought it would be interesting to peek inside a doctor's mind when seeing a patient. The first thing when meeting a patient is to...
BIZ Kristina Donnay

What to know about testosterone

Testosterone- it helps set personal records, increases muscle mass, and makes you more virile. But it’s also true that low testosterone is usually misunderstood. Your...
Ron Smith Maricopa

Aging in place: Is it for you?

Because there is “no place like home,” aging in place may have many benefits: it can cost less if you own your home, slow...
Exceptional healthcare

Exceptional Community Hospital-Maricopa to expand

Less than three weeks after opening its doors as Maricopa’s first hospital, Exceptional Health Care has announced it will begin the Phase 2 addition...
Sun Life Rebrand

Sun Life Family Health Center launches new brand

Sun Life Family Health Center, Pinal County’s largest primary care medical provider, is changing the name it has had since its founding in 1976....