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Say No to Tobacco in 2018

Are you thinking about quitting tobacco? We have some very encouraging numbers for you: 20 MINUTES after smoking your last cigarette, your blood pressure decreases and your pulse rate drops to normal. 8 HOURS after quitting, the carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal. 24 HOURS after quitting, […]

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For Fresh Food and Fun, Visit the Winter Farmers Market in Prescott and Prescott Valley!

Looking for vibrant, fresh, delicious, nutrient-packed produce? The Prescott Farmers Market has it, even in the winter! Our local farmers get creative when the weather turns chilly to bring flavorful greens; pungent garlic, onions and leeks; savory winter squash; tender potatoes; brightly-flavored herbs; the sweetest carrots; perfect parsnips; brilliantly bold […]

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Circulatory Problems and Non-Healing Wounds? Help is Here Thanks to YRMC’s New Vein Center

People who suffer from circulatory problems in their legs know the condition is painful, debilitating and complicated. “Circulatory problems are very dangerous and limit how people live and enjoy their lives,” said Anil Kumar, MD, FACCP, RPVI, Medical Director of Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s (YRMC’s) Vein Center. What causes these […]

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Local Radiology Practice Adds New Radiologist

Timothy Olthoff, DO, has joined Prescott Radiologists, the radiology practice that supports Yavapai Regional Medical Center, Prescott Medical Imaging and Prescott Valley Medical Imaging. Dr. Olthoff is a board-certified, fellowship-trained radiologist who has been practicing for over 10 years. He earned his medical degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, […]

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Super Salsas

There are as many salsa recipes as there are cooks, especially in the Southwest. After all, salsa means ‘sauce’ and can be made with an endless variety of fresh and seasonal vegetables, fruits and herbs. Salsa pairs well with grilled, roasted or stuffed vegetables, eggs, a bowl of beans or […]

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Meet Western Medicine’s Acupuncture

When Darlene Harmon, PT, describes dry needling, people usually ask if it’s similar to acupuncture. “We use the same needles, but that’s where the similarity ends,” said Harmon, a Physical Therapist in Physical Rehabilitation Services at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC). Dry needling – sometimes called clinical or Western acupuncture […]

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Lung Cancer Screening: A Sigh of Relief

Heavy and long-term smokers, current smokers, or people with a family history of lung cancer now have lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) available at Prescott Medical Imaging (PMI), Prescott Valley Medical Imaging (PVMI) and Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) East in Prescott Valley. Lung cancer often has […]

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