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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Ignites Hope to End the Disease

Every 70 seconds, another American family is affected by Alzheimer’s. In fact, more than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s and more than 10 million are caring for a loved one with the disease. No one should face Alzheimer’s alone, and the Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter understands that. November is...
doing more

Taking Care of the Planet Begins at Home and in Our Communities

This month on “Doing More”, we explore how taking care of our planet begins right here at home - in the communities we live, work and play. For the “Doing More” team, our home is Arizona, so we headed over to the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy in Scottsdale to check out the trails and learn...
Doing More Erica Cardenas

Building One Another Up: Better Together

There’s something incredible that happens when we come together to connect, celebrate, encourage and lift one another up. It ignites hope, change and truly makes our world a better place. It creates commUNITY. I recently had the privilege of touring an amazing property that’s all about this type of connectivity. It’s designed to help adults with...

Look Good & Feel Good: Healthy Tips for Families

Healthy Teeth for Life: Tips for Families Having healthy teeth takes a lifetime of care. Even if you’ve been told that you have nice teeth, it’s so important to take the right steps every day to take care of them and prevent problems. Your Health visited Midwestern University Dental Institute to learn more about...
Fitness

Bring Fun Back to Your Fitness Routine, Get Inspired!

For many of us, it's the time of year when our fitness routines might start to drop off and we find our motivation slipping. But no worries, if you've hit a rut in your fitness journey, there are some inspiring ways to bring back the enthusiasm. On this month's episode of "Your Health" we're...
National Nutrition Month

This Month is National Nutrition Month: Take a Bite!

If you resolved to stay heathy in 2019 and your resolution fell apart last month, now is the perfect time to pick up the pieces and try again, as National Nutrition Month is upon us! Celebrated annually in March, this campaign strives to educate and inform us about the importance of making good eating...
Success

New Year, Healthier You: Set Yourself Up for Success

By Erica Cardenas The new year is in full swing which means many people are working hard to stick to new goals. At its core, a New Year's resolution is an attempt to change your behavior by either creating a new habit, like reading more books, or to change an old one, like chewing on...
Stress

Say Goodbye to Holiday Stress with These Practical Tips

Happy holidays! The season is in full swing and while that means a lot of great things like family gatherings, holiday parties, tasty meals and shopping, it can also mean lots of stress. Blah! I don't know about you, but doesn't it seem that every year it's the same reoccurring pattern? We get extra...
Gift of Health

Give a Gift of Health and Wellness This Holiday Season!

The holidays are upon us and festivities (and gift-giving) often include decadent food and drink. But what about rethinking the routine of giving cookies and sweets and consider giving gifts that promote healthy habits? On this month's episode of "Your Health", we're talking healthy gift ideas and stopped by one of my very favorite places...
Self Care

Sharing Joy with Cancer Patients, One Meal at a Time

On this month's episode of "Your Health" we talk about cancer awareness and the importance of keeping yourself healthy. And this is where The Joy Bus Diner comes in. Tucked away in a cozy little shopping plaza in Phoenix, this unique eatery is sharing hope and joy, one meal at a time, through the...