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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Is my relationship toxic?

Domestic violence (aka intimate partner violence, dating abuse or relationship abuse) is defined as a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain...

Fire Prevention Week: Home-escape plan may save your life

You’re relaxing at home. Suddenly, you notice smoke billowing. Usually, it’s from the kitchen. By the time you see it, you might have only...

New hospital campus near Copper Sky park given rezoning to move forward

City Council this week unanimously approved rezoning land surrounding Copper Sky Regional Park for two proposed campuses – one for a hospital and one...
Joan Koczor

Koczor: Alzheimer’s, dementia, take huge toll on families, economy

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. This year’s theme — “Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s” — highlights the importance of support for those diagnosed with the...

Family nurse practitioner opens 2 practices under 1 roof

JoAnn Vitiello believes health care is for everyone. Growing up in a household where it wasn’t always readily available, she understands the importance of proper...
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...

September is Suicide Prevention Month — and perfect time to learn signs, symptoms

Every 11 minutes, a person dies by suicide. In 2020, 45,979 individuals took their own life. Almost as many people who live in the...
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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...

DIM and why you need it

Even though you know a healthy diet should include lots of fruits and vegetables, are you getting enough of them? Even with the best intentions,...

Monsoon storms bring dust, rain… and health dangers

By Carla Berg Monsoon 2022 has arrived, and with it the promise of thunderstorms that will bring welcome rain. But the storms and the dust they...
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Maricopa Foot and Ankle can help with pickleball injuries

Dr. Stewart, of Maricopa Foot and Ankle Center, is certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He received his Doctorate of...
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Mosquito fogging at Meadows Saturday

City Property, the Phoenix-based management company for the Maricopa Meadows Homeowners Association, will fog for mosquitoes in the community this weekend. Bircher Exterminating will begin...

Developer: City’s 2nd hospital to open within 2 years

The city’s second hospital will be up and running within two years, according to a spokesman for the developer. “We’re hoping for Planning & Zoning...

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...
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Pinal Public Health closes Maricopa clinic for renovations

The Pinal County Public Health building at 41600 W. Smith Enke Road has closed temporarily to prepare for additional services for women and children. The...

Health inspector dings 13 businesses with 40 violations

A summary of the March 15-April 11 food inspections by Pinal County Environmental Health Services: Bashas' Deli Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood-Contact Surfaces and Utensils Observed a...

County offers tips for dealing with mosquitoes

With the recent outbreak of mosquitoes in Maricopa, especially in the Copper Sky area, the Pinal County is providing tips on how to avoid...
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City fogs at Copper Sky to address mosquitoes

The city has fogged for mosquitoes in response to complaints from parents of kids practicing soccer at Copper Sky. City recreation coordinator Matthew Reiter said...

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...

Coping with stressful news: Keep things in perspective

Today’s news reports have been less than encouraging for exiting a globally traumatic event, such as the COVID crisis, to cope with.  While feelings...

Gallery: Exceptional Health Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Maricopa City leaders were on hand at Exceptional Health, the City's first hospital on Friday for the facility's ribbon-cutting ceremony. Here are a few...
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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...
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....
Al Brandenburg Maricopa

Senior dental health and why it’s important

The holidays are over and we all probably put on a few pounds as well as made New Years resolutions that most of us...

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...
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CAC Recognizes 63rd Nursing Pinning Class

Twenty-one Central Arizona College students were recognized as graduates of the 63rd Nursing Division for completing the college’s nursing program this fall. The pinning ceremony,...

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...