Tag: health

Set a date with health

Phyllis Ketring The SaddleBrooke Health Fair celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year. Please reserve Saturday morning, October 14, to attend this special event. Many people have reported that they have been alerted to a health issue during a free screening at the fair such as skin cancer, blood pressure or cholesterol. Some people have met…

Hearing Loss Association

The Adult Loss of Hearing Association (ALOHA) Oro Valley Support Group monthly meeting will be held Thursday, May 11 at 2:00 p.m. in the Cholla and Ocotillo meeting rooms at Santa Catalina Catholic Church, 14380 N. Oracle Road. Our speaker will be Michele Michaels, a graduate of Arizona State University cum laude. She is the…

Happy Anniversary Health Fair

Phyllis Ketring The SaddleBrooke Health Fair celebrates it 20th anniversary this year. Today the SaddleBrooke Fair is one of the largest, volunteer-driven events in our community. Please mark Saturday morning, October 14, on your calendars to attend this 20th anniversary event. Many people have reported that they have been alerted to a problem discovered during…

Tai Chi news

Carol Emerson Tai Chi is an ancient art related to Chinese medicine. It consists of meditative movement, breathing and intentional relaxation practiced with the goal of bringing our bodies and minds into a greater state of health, harmony and balance. By practicing Tai Chi, we learn to deepen our breathing and clear our thoughts as…

Health Night Out – May 22

Medical Director Susan Bulen, M.D.

Phyllis Ketring HealthSouth will address the topic, The Amazing Brain: Latest Research on Brain Recovery after Stroke and Brain Injury on Monday, May 22 at Health Night Out. You will learn about your fascinating brain and its ability to recover after a stroke or other brain injury. HealthSouth Rehabilitation is one of the nation’s largest…

Live young

Susan Dawson-Cook, M.S. Remember when your mom told you to act your age? A request that made sense for you to obey as a youth might not be in your best interest now. Rebel against acting your age as an older adult and you’ll experience increased vitality, fitness and health. Living Young is just one…

Health Fair celebrates 20th anniversary

Phyllis Ketring This year’s Health Fair will represent 20 years of successful annual fairs at SaddleBrooke. The Health Fair is one of the largest volunteer-driven events in our community. Please mark Saturday morning, October 14, on your calendars to attend this anniversary event. The Health Fair Planning Committee frequently hears reports that a significant health…

2 Your Health: No drugs for your back pain – The American College of Physicians tells patients to try chiropractic first

Dr. Craig Brue After reviewing 10 years of effectiveness studies related to prescription drugs for the treatment of back pain, the Annals of Internal Medicine has concluded that medication should not be given for the initial treatment of back pain. The 2017 study by the American College of Physicians has concluded that back pain is best treated…