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‘Together We Rise’: Ensuring access to breast cancer screenings

By | October 13th, 2022|Prevention|

With breast cancer, as with other cancers and many other diseases, early detection makes a positive outcome more likely. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Arizona, with an estimated 6,110 cases expected to be diagnosed in 2022, according to the American Cancer Society.  It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which promotes educating yourself and [...]

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You can make a difference in preventing suicides

By | September 6th, 2022|Prevention|

As the 10th-leading cause of death in Arizona – and the second-leading cause of death among those age 10 through 34 – suicide is a major public health concern in our state. But knowing what to do when someone you know is at risk for self harm may make the difference in preventing a suicide. [...]

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Men’s Health Month: When was the last time you had a medical checkup?

By | June 17th, 2022|Prevention|

Men: When was the last time you visited your doctor? If it’s been too long, now is a good time to change that.  June is Men’s Health Month, a month to encourage males young and old – and their families – to focus on the benefits of early detection and treatment for common health problems.  [...]

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