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Maricopa
Monday, October 3, 2022

City to finally have its own hospital(s)

Maricopa’s booming growth brings lots of things — new stores, more traffic, rising home prices — and soon, two new hospitals for a city...

City’s first hospital opens

Maricopa has its first hospital. Exceptional Community Hospital-Maricopa opened its doors today, bringing a local hospital to the city for the first time. Exceptional received its...

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....

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...
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Pinal Health detects West Nile virus in mosquitoes

The Pinal County Public Health Services District this week detected mosquitoes with the West Nile virus during routine seasonal surveillance. It did not specify where...

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...
BIZ Kristina Donnay

Next level body contouring with Evolve X

Body sculpting treatments have become a leading choice for those wanting to lose fat, tighten skin or enhance muscle, especially when diet and exercise...

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...

Exceptional Community Hospital expands with expedited ER service

Exceptional Community Hospital has completed its first expansion, less than eight months after opening, with its Fast Track ER. The new emergency room is designed...

In 2021, Maricopa got its first hospital

After years of anticipation and many runs to medical facilities in Casa Grande and Chandler, residents now have a hospital of their own –...

Meet the Maricopa Master Gardeners – and become one

Let’s explore the Master Gardener program in Maricopa. But first some history on two key related organizations. The Land Grant College Act of 1862 ceded...

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...

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...
Amber Liermann Maricopa City Councilmember

Councilmember-counselor: Override aids emotional health of students

By Councilmember Amber Liermann I have been a part of the Maricopa community for 17 years. I have enjoyed seeing the growth and development of...

Central Arizona College accepting applications for LPN to RN bridge program

Central Arizona College is accepting applications for its Licensed Practical Nurse to Registered Nurse bridge program, which is designed for Arizona LPNs looking to...
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...

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...
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...
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....

Exceptional Community Hospital increases capacity

Exceptional Community Hospital unveiled its first expansion on Wednesday, less than eight months after opening, with its Fast Track ER.  Fast Track ER is designed...
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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...

Board-certified docs expert in wound care, trauma, more

At Maricopa Foot and Ankle, we encounter many types of pathologies. Two of them are wound care and trauma. Wound care, especially for the foot...
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...
Kristina Donnay Maricopa Wellness

8 skin issues an IPL Photofacial can improve

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments have been around for more than 20 years and have been effective in treating a wide range of cosmetic...

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...

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...

2021 Maricopa Teen Hall – PHOTOS

The teen experience was front and center Saturday at a conference and expo organized by the Be Awesome Coalition. The aim of the Teen Hall,...

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...

Tech careers for non-tech people

It’s no secret that careers based in the technology sector are amongst the most sustainable and future-proof. What’s not so obvious is that anyone can...

Maricopa Music Circle, Maricopa Chorus join forces for holiday spectacular

The Maricopa Music Circle (MMC) and Maricopa Chorus will perform together at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, in a concert guaranteed to lift...