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Help & Advice for New Parents at Home

By | September 20th, 2013|General|

Guest blog by Mary Ellen Cunningham, Bureau of Women's and Children's Health All new parents have experienced a version of this thought when they bring home their helpless, tiny newborn:  “I have no idea what I am doing.”  We also know now how terribly important those first years are for baby.  The brain development in [...]

How do we age successfully?

By | August 20th, 2013|Prevention|

Guest Post Written by Melanie Mitros, PhD, Director of the Arizona Living Well Institute: Make regular deposits in your health account while minimizing the withdrawals! Invest in your health by exercising regularly, eating a nutritious diet, managing stress and chronic conditions, and engaging with family and community as well as volunteering. As the vision of [...]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By | October 26th, 2012|General, Prevention|

Every day at least 3 women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in the U.S.  October is set aside to help bring awareness to the issue - across the country domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women aged 15-44. In Arizona last year, 108 individuals lost their lives to domestic violence; so [...]

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D.R.E.A.M. Job Fair is Oct. 18…TODAY!

By | October 18th, 2012|General|

In honor of National Disability and Rehabilitation Employment Awareness Month ADES and several community partners will host the D.R.E.A.M. Job Fair to provide job and networking opportunities for people with disabilities in Maricopa County today (Oct. 18) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gateway Community College (108 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85034). The goal of the job [...]

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