Prevention Archives

Nekter continues expansion with three new Phoenix locations

Nektar Juice Bar

Nekter Juice Bar, one of the country’s leading, fastest-growing juicing chains, accelerates its Arizona expansion with this week’s opening of a new Scottsdale location and the announcement of two additional Phoenix-area stores by the end of the year. To honor the opening of Nekter Hayden Peak in Scottsdale, Nekter will offer free juices and smoothies… Read More →

Dermatologists from Valley help save lives in Kenya


Valley dermatology specialists Robert J. Casquejo, PA-C and Board Certified Dermatologist Joseph Machuzak, M.D., each of the Skin and Cancer Center of Scottsdale, recently put their skills to work saving lives in Kenya, one of the world’s most medically vulnerable countries. Dermatology disorders in Kenya are both deadly and highly prevalent, counting as one of… Read More →

Scottsdale dentist seeks patients to teach implant technique

dentist teeth

A few Arizonans may be eligible to receive a new dental implant procedure at a greatly discounted price as they help train other dentists to use a new dental implant technique. Scottsdale dentist Terry Work of Dental Works Family Dentistry is actively seeking patients who need a dental implant to be part of a special… Read More →

Wacoal celebrates 15th anniversary of Fit for the Cure® event

breast cancer

WHAT: Join Wacoal in its mission to help end breast cancer with Fit for the Cure®!  Participate in a Fit for the Cure event and receive a complimentary bra fitting from a Wacoal fit specialist. For every woman that participates, Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen® for breast cancer research and community health programs. Wacoal will donate an additional… Read More →

Abrazo Scottsdale Campus offers free baby shots, flu shots


Free vaccinations for children and free flu shots for children and adults will be available from 3-7 p.m. Oct. 1 at Abrazo Scottsdale Campus, 3929 E. Bell Road. The Phoenix Fire Department Baby Shots Immunization Program is providing the children’s vaccinations and Walgreens is providing the flu shots at Abrazo Scottsdale Campus (formerly Paradise Valley… Read More →

Fire safety tips for Labor Day arinahabich

In many neighborhoods, the smell of hot dogs and hamburger patties grilling on barbecue pits will be prevalent on Labor Day as families and friends gather to celebrate.  This summertime ritual of backyard barbecues is a great opportunity to spend quality time with loved ones but can pose challenges to trash disposal. Just as the… Read More →

Larry H. Miller Dealerships partners with Safe Kids Arizona kzenon

Larry H. Miller Dealerships, in a joint effort with Safe Kids Arizona and local first responders have invited the public to attend car seat safety checks throughout the month of September during National Child Passenger Safety Month. Larry H. Miller (LHM) dealership locations from Phoenix to Tucson will be hosting family friendly events every weekend… Read More →

How to stay hydrated for yoga  Amanaimages Inc.

By: Jamie Finnan, CorePower Yoga If there is one piece of advice to give yogis everywhere, especially in the Arizona desert, it is to stay hydrated. Drink water early and drink it often. As humans, our bodies are made up of approximately 65% water and the bottom line is we need to replenish to survive.… Read More →

Watch out for bites from baby ‘invisible’ snakes Lane Erickson

Experts on venomous creatures at the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center and Banner Poison and Drug Information Center advise gardeners, hikers, youngsters and other citizens to be especially cautious about rattlesnakes in the weeks ahead. Whether human desert dwellers are ready or not, Arizona’s rattlesnakes are welcoming offspring. Baby rattlers are born in July… Read More →

Learn about super foods during free health seminar


Forget the term “fast food” since that’s quickly becoming a thing of the past for many these days.  As more people are searching for simple ways to improve their daily diets, they are grasping onto a new term: “super foods.” Super foods – those rich in nutrients and low in calories – can promote strong… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Studio B Smiles adds Colleen Murphy

SL - Dentist Guide

Cosmetic dental office, Studio B Smiles, in Scottsdale announces Dr. Colleen Murphy as the office’s second dentist. Dr. Murphy will work alongside Dr. John Badolato, founder of Studio B Smiles, to offer patients high quality dental care. Dr. Badolato is the official team dentist for the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Phoenix Suns Dancers, Grand Canyon… Read More →

Chiropractors chase ‘The Perfect Storm’ to healthy living — for kids,  Jovan Mandic

By Morgan Hawkins, Special to AZ Big Media What used to be a place for quick neck adjustments and back corrections, now offers a therapy to lessen the severity of common neuro-developmental disorders, specifically seen in children. Chiropractic care provides more than just treatment of neck, back and joint pain.  Chiropractors locate the area of… Read More →

Humana, Weight Watchers join to help Arizonans

Weight-loss surgery - Scottsdale Living Magazine Spring 2012

With levels of obesity and its health-related impacts continuing to rise in the U.S., employers are facing a fast-growing threat to productivity and employee health. Humana Inc., one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, and Weight Watchers International, Inc., the world’s leading provider of weight management services, announced they have teamed up to help Arizona… Read More →

7 tips to maintain a healthy heart

Heart Health, WEB

Every year 1.5 million men and women will have a heart attack or stroke.  Heart disease will kill as many Americans each year as all cancers, pneumonias and accidents combined. What can you do to prevent heart disease or minimize its impact on your life? Charles Katzenberg, MD, a cardiologist with the University of Arizona Sarver Heart… Read More →