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Dr. Ryan Kretzer October 22

Phyllis Ketring “Oh, my aching back!” Those words have been spoken by about 80 percent of the adults in this country. When conservative back treatments like physical therapy or medications fail, surgery may be considered as an option for pain relief. What happens when surgery doesn’t relieve the pain or new pain occurs? Spinal fusion…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Cowboy Cook Out “fur” critters set for November 7 Carole Rossof Don’t miss SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network’s third annual Cowboy Cookout “fur” critters, sponsored by Camp Bow Wow. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, October 17 at 9:00 a.m. in the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse foyer. Tickets are $25 inclusive with a no host bar at 4:00 p.m.…

Could your genes be the key to fitting into your jeans?

Nancy Teeter, RDN Many people struggle to maintain a healthy weight and genetic research may be providing answers as to why the one-size-fits-all model of nutritional guidance doesn’t work. The study of gene-diet interactions forms the emerging science known as nutritional genomics (nutrigenomics). One of the things nutritional genomics aims to understand is why some…

Southern Arizona Symphony update

  Punch Howarth As a reminder, Linus Lerner will front the orchestra on Saturday, October 20 at DesertView Performing Arts Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. and at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Oro Valley on Sunday, October 21 at 3:00 p.m. Camille Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 highlights the concert and features soloist Sandra Shen. Also, on…

“More than just cactus” talk on October 17

  Myrna Simms On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, a docent from Tohono Chul Botanical Garden will speak to us about plant diversity in the Sonoran Desert. While the cactus is the most visible plant we see at first glance, there is a lot more going on in our desert than these spined succulents. Using basic…

What Linus and I missed at the Manger

Terry Barringer We all know him, Linus van Pelt, thumb in mouth and never without his blue blankey. Using Luke’s scripture, Linus very carefully answers Charlie Brown’s question, “What is the meaning of Christmas?” But wait! Was there more? Did Linus miss something? Did we miss something? Those answers and much more await you at…

Confused and overwhelmed? Medicare seminar October 24

Don Jensen Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15 to December 7. With 40 Medicare Advantage plans, 11 Medicare Supplement plans (also known as Medigap plans) and 50 prescription drug plans to choose from, how can you know the best one for you? The objective of this seminar is to make Medicare options crystal clear, so…