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Are Veterinarians Real Doctors?

I love being a veterinarian. With my combined interest in science, medicine and animals, becoming a veterinarian seemed a natural career choice. Veterinary medicine is challenging, exciting, and rewarding. It is sometimes wondrous, such as when I am helping to bring new animal lives into the world. Sometimes, being a vet is draining, such as […]

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Northern Arizonans Keeping it Fresh

With the New Year upon us, resolutions abound. Topping the list each year is often a health, fitness or weight-loss related goal. For many, meeting this goal means signing up at a gym come January, the busiest month for fitness clubs. Gym memberships have been consistently growing over the past decade, reaching an overall number […]

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Medical Conditions Increasing Fall Risks

 Each week, more than 30,000 Americans over the age of 65 are seriously injured by falling, and nearly 250 die from their injuries, according to the National Safety Council. About a third of seniors report some difficulty with balance and ambulation, according to the American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging (AGSFHA). This percentage […]

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Diane Lenz Running for County Supervisor

Today Diane Lenz announced her candidacy for Coconino County Supervisor, District 1. Current Supervisor, Carl Taylor is retiring. District 1 includes Flagstaff downtown (north of Rt. 66) and neighborhoods west and northwest of Flagstaff, (e.g., Boulder Point, Equestrian Estates, Cheshire, Baderville), Tusayan, Fredonia, Kaibab Estates West and Supai.   A resident of Coconino County since […]

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Fit Kids Arizona Offering Nutrition Advice

In an effort to help children and their families lead healthier and more active lives, Fit Kids of Arizona is hosting its third installment of the “It’s All About Me!” series. This time, “It’s All About Nutrition!” This free, fun-filled event is 4 – 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, at the old Flagstaff Middle School […]

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The Effects of Heat on Seniors

Sunny days uplift spirits, yet seniors need to take special precautions to make sure their enjoyment of summer is not eclipsed by dehydration and heat illness. Physical changes that come with aging make older adults more vulnerable to summer’s heat and humidity. The American Geriatrics Society’s Foundation for Health in Aging (FHIA) reports that most […]

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Check, Please

Everything has a price and there’s no such thing as a free lunch (though the cost of a salad and blackberry lemonade – to go – at Wildflower Café is awfully reasonable). If you’ve ever wondered why things cost what they do, The Price of Everything by Eduardo Porter explains. “Prices are everywhere.”Even if some […]

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