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Helios Scholars at TGen featured at symposium

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The 45 interns in the 2014 Helios Scholars at TGen summer internship program graduated today, following a daylong scientific symposium at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. Arizona’s future leaders in biology and medicine worked for eight weeks in one of the nation’s premier scientific internship programs, sponsored by the Helios Education Foundation in partnership with… Read More →

Arizona Students Awarded United Health Scholarships

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Six Arizona students have been awarded a scholarship from United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative to pursue a career in health care. The students  joined future health leaders from across the country in Washington, D.C. for the United Health Foundation’s Fifth Annual Diverse Scholars Forum. Kaitlyn Benally of Tuba City is a sophomore at Northern… Read More →

Phoenix Children's Hospital Ranked in Five Specialties

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by in Featured | Healthcare

Phoenix Children’s Hospital has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, the only Arizona hospital to make the highly coveted list. Best Children’s Hospitals recognizes the top 50 U.S. hospitals in each of these pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, neonatology,… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Ranked in Five Specialties

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by in Featured | Healthcare

Phoenix Children’s Hospital has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, the only Arizona hospital to make the highly coveted list. Best Children’s Hospitals recognizes the top 50 U.S. hospitals in each of these pediatric specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, gastroenterology & GI surgery, neonatology,… Read More →

UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation Offers Grants

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The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan. Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant to help pay for medical services… Read More →

UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation Offers Grants

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The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan. Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant to help pay for medical services… Read More →

Media-Influenced Weight Loss, Nutrition: Make Informed Decisions

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by in Columnist Spotlight | Healthcare

“I really don’t eat that badly.” If I had a dollar for every time someone told me that, I’d be retired. If you’re seeking advice on nutrition there’s something about your body you want to change that your current eating habits are not satisfying. Your nutrition What is the basis for your nutritional guidelines? Are… Read More →

Let’s Talk About Sex, Intimacy … And Illness

Sex, Intimacy and Illness
by in Prevention

For those fighting a serious illness, maintaining a healthy sex life and keeping intimacy alive can be difficult, but it isn’t impossible. During this time of the year, here’s some advice on how to overcome these obstacles and keep your hearts and your relationships healthy. It’s February – and everyone is seeing red. Not only… Read More →

Listen To Mother: Eat Your Vegetables And Reduce Your Diabetes Risk

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Eat your vegetables. Your grandma said it, your mom said it — even Popeye said it — and now your doctor should be saying it regularly as well. A new analysis of existing research suggests that eating more green, leafy vegetables can significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Why is this important?… Read More →