Tag: health

2 Your Health: The Neck and Headache Connection

Dr. Craig Brue Patients with headaches commonly complain of neck pain that starts at the back of the head and radiates from the upper neck into the forehead area. The headache is often one-sided. The term “cervico-genic headache” means that this type of headache originates because of irritated nerves in the upper neck region. There…

SaddleBrooke’s Fourth Annual Skin Cancer Research Event

Seated: Cindy Madsen, Jane Zielske, and TJ Duffy; Standing: Tina Huber and Gary Rowell.

TJ Duffy SaddleBrooke played host to a multifaceted fundraising event for the Skin Cancer Institute (SCI) which unites The University of Arizona Cancer Center’s many skin cancer prevention and treatment endeavors. Denise Spartonos, Community Outreach Coordinator for SCI, explained, “Our mission is to prevent and cure skin cancer; in the last couple of years there…

Health Night Out – What’s new in cardiology December 16

Phyllis Ketring What’s new in cardiology? Interventional cardiologists rank among the world’s foremost authorities on cardiovascular disease and its treatment. December’s presenter at Health Night Out, Dr. Hoang Thai, is an interventional cardiologist. He will discuss some of the newest treatments for heart disease: lasers to open blocked arteries; wireless sensors for heart failure; valve…

Shed-It for a better you!

TeriLee Olivier

TeriLee Olivier, certified International Sports Sciences Association fitness trainer/specialist in fitness nutrition Are you ready to lose weight, transform your body, and enjoy living a healthy lifestyle long into your retirement years? As a certified nutritional coach and fitness trainer, I can give you the tools and coaching that you need to accomplish this goal. With…

The physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of tai chi

Carol Emerson Tai chi is a deep and multifaceted practice that can benefit practitioners in many ways. It has been practiced all over China for hundreds (some say thousands) of years for health, well-being, and self-defense. Here are just a few key aspects of a consistent tai chi practice. First, and most obviously, there is the physical component. You will gain…