Tag: health

Prescription Drug Drop-Off Program: May Schedule

Esta Goldstein Schedule: * Second Friday and fourth Tuesday * Friday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to noon * Tuesday, May 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. Location: Pinal County Sheriff’s substation, a few doors down from Bank of the West. No liquids, syringes, creams, or sharps. Everyone entering the facility must wear a mask. Medications must…

Discussing Hearing Aids with a Loved One

Tiggy Shields Perhaps one of the greatest challenges in the world of hearing loss is for a spouse or partner to convince the other that they need hearing aids. In some respects, this has similarities to confronting an aging parent who should stop driving. Emotions can run deep in the face of continual resistance. Concerns…

Health Fair 2021 Scheduled

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The 2021 Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to noon. If the pandemic numbers decrease while vaccinations increase, and both SaddleBrooke One and MountainView open their spaces for public use, it is very likely that the 2021 Health Fair will be back in a familiar format. Currently,…

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Sciatica: A “Pain in the Butt” and Leg Craig W. Brue, D.C. Sciatica is often associated with pain, numbness, tingling, and aching in the lower back, hip, buttock, thigh, calf, and foot. The sciatic nerve is the longest and largest of all the body’s nerves, running from the lower back (the fourth and fifth lumbar…

Cortisone Shots for Back and Neck Pain: The Facts

Dr. Craig Brue, DC Are you experiencing recurring episodes of back and neck pain, sciatica, numbness in the hands, arms, or legs? Has your doctor recommended a referral to a pain management doctor for a cortisone shot? Before you consider an epidural steroid shot (ESI), here are the facts you need to know. Fact 1:…

Save the Date for Health Fair 2021

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Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The 2020 Health Fair was canceled due to the COVID outbreak and the vulnerability of our community. The 2021 Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to noon. If the pandemic numbers decrease while vaccinations increase and both SaddleBrooke One and MountainView open their spaces for public use,…

Hearing Vibes: Ménière’s Disease: My Challenges as One of the “Unlucky 20%”

Tim Gaule

Tim Gaule My hearing loss is due to Ménière’s Disease. Ménière’s is a rare inner ear disease that affects approximately 650,000 people in the U.S. Onset usually occurs between ages 40 and 60. Possible theories as to the cause of Ménière’s are constrictions in blood vessels, viral infections, allergies, genetics, and autoimmune reactions. Besides hearing…

SaddleBrooke Comes Together to Conquer COVID-19

Stephanie Thomas January 9, 2021, will be remembered as a day of long-awaited celebration in SaddleBrooke. After thousands of hours of coordinated preparation, over 200 volunteers began the COVID-19 vaccination blitz of over 7,600 residents in our community registered as of February 5, 2021. As of February 5, 2021, more than 3,400 residents have been vaccinated in…