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Keep Anxiety and Stress at Bay During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic can bring unforeseen difficulties and additional feelings of anxiety and stress for anyone. During these unusual times, there are a variety of ways someone with or without mental health issues can cope and navigate through it to maintain a healthy head space. Below are three tips from Chris Cohn, founder of

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Workouts for Your Decade

 

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Reality check! We need to work out differently as we age.

Exercise is something that we should all engage in for a lifetime. From the time we are little children, we realize our bodies are designed to move! Unfortunately, over the years our bodies also change drastically in many ways. Our bodies eventually will let us know that we are just not able to do what we used to do.

Accepting the “no pain, no gain” way of working out is outdated and just plain wrong.

Here’s the good news! Continuing to exercise the right way over the decades can actually slow down the aging process...

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AZ Health: CUPID Takes Aim

 

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The only thing constant is change. Unless, however, you’re talking about treatments for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a rare and fatal brain cancer that develops in the brainstem of children ages 3 and 13. With funding from Gateway for Cancer Research to launch an innovative clinical trial at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, that’s about to change.

For nearly three decades, Gateway for Cancer Research has been funding promising, early-phase clinical cancer trials at some of the world’s most renowned institutions. Coincidentally, it’s been more than three decades...

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AZ Health: The Case of Colon Cancer

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Once considered an “older person’s disease,” colon cancer among millennials is on the rise. Here’s why.

Millennials are now twice as likely as the generation before to develop colon cancer, and at quadruple the risk of developing rectal cancer—even as diagnoses among the general population decline—according to new research from the American Cancer Society (ACS). Since the 1980’s, the number of new colon cancer cases has fallen sharply, but that’s not the case for people in their 20’s and early 30’s.  

And while it’s true that when found early, colon cancer is treatable, the...

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Vaping: The Troubling Truth

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After a decline in tobacco use among teens over the last decade, the popularity of vaping and e-cigarettes has once again increased use among middle and high school students.

Earlier this year, the city of Goodyear became the first Valley city to raise the legal vaping age, prohibiting sales of tobacco and vaping materials to anyone under 21 years old. Vaping and smoking is now banned in public parks, trails, schools and school events. It was a unanimous and important City Council vote that will directly impact the current and future health of our kids.

This isn’t the...

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