When Karen Beeson was told in July 2021 that she had Stage 4 ovarian cancer, it was hard for her to even hear the word “cancer.” The reality of her diagnosis did not take hold until she began losing her hair as a side effect of treatment. Not long after that, she heard about Cancer Support … [Read more...] about Cancer Support Community Helps with Wigs, Resources
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Is it Neuropathy or Poor Circulation?
Neuropathy is a condition that involves damage to the peripheral nerves: the nerves in your hands and feet. Symptoms include muscle cramping, difficulty walking, burning, tingling, numbness and pain in the legs or feet. In many cases, it’s caused by diabetes, but poor circulation can also cause … [Read more...] about Is it Neuropathy or Poor Circulation?
Aging Gracefully and Sleeping Well
According to the National Institutes of Health, older adults need approximately seven to nine hours of sleep a night in order to maintain overall healthy lifestyles. There is no dispute that as people age, disruptions in sleep patterns often occur. However, the thought that these disruptions are … [Read more...] about Aging Gracefully and Sleeping Well
AZ Bioscience Jobs Grew During Recession
During the recessionary years of 2008-09, bioscience jobs in Arizona grew by 7 percent while Arizona’s overall private sector lost 11 percent of its jobs, according to a new performance analysis of Arizona’s bioscience sector, commissioned by the Flinn Foundation. The annual study by the Battelle … [Read more...] about AZ Bioscience Jobs Grew During Recession