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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...

Quest to look best, feel best drives Maricopa Wellness’ dynamic owner

She’s a mom to two young children, a wife, a business owner, a national trainer for a medical device — which requires frequent travel...

Sun Life offers full spectrum of care

We’ve all been to the doctor, and they’re all pretty much the same, right? You go in, they look you over for 5-10 minutes,...

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...

Survivor forming COVID support group

Grace Gomez has had four generations of her family infected with COVID-19. She knows first-hand how valuable a support group could be, so she...

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,...

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...

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...

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....

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...
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...
Harriet Phelps

Phelps: The pandemic’s emotional toll

School is in session and, hopefully, a routine has been established and the children are adjusting well. But there may be concerns that loom...

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...

Expert: How to keep that summer glow

No matter how much we love the feel of the sun on our skin, we must acknowledge the sun can damage our skin. That...

Laser focus from acne to toe fungus

Everyone has aesthetic goals they aspire to achieve, but reaching those goals with over-the-counter products and at-home remedies is not possible for many skin...

Take it easy in the new year

One year ago, we thought 2021 would pass quickly. The effects from the Covid Virus have held steady with many consequences. Those realities have...

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...
mosquito

Pinal West Nile cases more than quadruple this year

Pinal County Public Health has 22 West Nile virus cases currently under surveillance. The average since 2016 is five case per season. There have been...
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...
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...
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...
Dr. Alex Stewart Podiatrist

From diabetes to athletics: Foot care matters

Dr. Alex M. Stewart of Maricopa Foot and Ankle Center is a board-certified specialist recognized by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery....

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...
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...

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...

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...
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....

How to maximize your ‘NEWTOX’ treatment

Botox is a purified protein called botulinum toxin that is FDA approved for cosmetic applications since 2002. It is injected into specific superficial facial...
thermometer

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...
Ron Smith Maricopa

Is there really no need?

Happy New Year everyone! I’m hoping that many of you spent some quality time with family and friends. There are many components to aging well....