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Summer and Strep Throat are Here

“My throat hurts,” are three words parents may be hearing from their little ones in the coming weeks. Pediatricians at Ponderosa Pediatrics in Prescott – as well as healthcare providers in the Phoenix area – are seeing an increase in children with strep throat. “Most parents think their children are less […]

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Are You Tough Enough to Wear Pink?

Prescott Frontier Days®, Inc. – host of the World’s Oldest Rodeo® – and Wrangler’s® Tough Enough to Wear Pink initiative recently presented The BreastCare Center at YRMC with a $2,500 donation. “We’re thankful for this generous gift,” said John Amos, President and Chief Executive Officer, YRMC. “Thanks in part to the […]

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Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care – How They are Different

Many people don’t know there’s a difference between palliative medicine and hospice care, but the two have separate roles in healthcare delivery. Palliative medicine focuses on making patients comfortable, alleviating symptoms and coordinating care among the entire healthcare team. Ideally, palliative medicine begins when a patient is diagnosed with a […]

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Caring for our Kids: New Pediatrician Jennifer Tidroski Joins Community!

Pediatrician Jennifer Tidroski, DO, has joined YRMC PhysicianCare’s Ponderosa Pediatrics in Prescott. A graduate of Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas, Dr. Tidroski completed a pediatric residency at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Tidroski also […]

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Eat Well … Be Well – Prescott Meals On Wheels – YRMC Your Healthy Kitchen

Breakfast trays now arrive to Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) patients with something extra. Along with their morning meal, hospital patients receive a card that promotes the availability of home-delivered meals from Prescott Meals On Wheels following hospitalization. “Some people may need assistance with meals during their recovery so we […]

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Welcome to the Quad Cities, TAVR! Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is a minimally-invasive procedure performed collaboratively by interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons. Typically, people who have aortic stenosis (narrowing) or malfunction of the aortic valve need open heart surgery to replace the damaged valve. A valve controls the passage of blood from the heart to […]

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