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5 Habits for a Healthy Heart

Ask Jill Potter, RN, the number one way to lower your risk for heart disease and she doesn’t hesitate before responding: “get up and get moving.” Potter – who has earned certification both as an Exercise Physiologist and a Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional – understands how the heart responds to exercise. She […]

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Botox: Beyond the Wrinkles

Botox® was first approved by the FDA for cosmetic use in 2002 and since then, has become synonymous with facial wrinkle reduction and creating, at least temporarily, a more youthful look. Today, however, physicians are also successfully using Botox® to treat serious medical conditions, including muscle spasticity resulting from brain […]

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Breast Tomosynthesis: Increasing Accuracy to Improve Breast Health Outcomes

A promising new mammography technology that finds forty-one percent more aggressive cancers and can reduce patient recall rates by as much as forty percent has arrived at the BreastCare Center at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott Valley. This new technology, known as breast tomosynthesis, creates a 3-dimensional image that […]

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