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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Fitness Staff at the MGC are hosting their 6th Annual Pretty in Pink Dance Party on Saturday, October 12 from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. All ages are welcome to participate in the hour and a half l…

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Glen Fullmer frequently posts hiking photos and video on Facebook, and the staff at The Apache Junction and Gold Canyon News have become fans! So, we invited him to share his virtual tours with us as a guest blogger. Happily, he accepted the invitation!

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Glen Fullmer frequently posts hiking photos and video on Facebook, and the staff at The Apache Junction and Gold Canyon News have become fans! So, we invited him to share his virtual tours with us as a guest blogger. Happily, he accepted the invitation!

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Apache Junction Wellness Partnership (AJWP) and Horizon Health & Wellness (HHW) has developed the Youth Empowerment Partners (YEP) organization to promote heathy choices among the youth of Pinal County. YEP continues to plan youth directed/adult guided activities around the county that p…

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Cannabis has taken the health industry by storm recently and with the passing of the Farm Bill in 2018, the oil from hemp is no longer considered a schedule 1 drug in the US. Cannabidiol (CBD) from the hemp plant has skyrocketed in popularity, as it offers health benefits without the “high” …

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Prior to the development of the pap test, woman commonly developed cervical cancer and died from it. In the 1940s, the pap test was developed as a way to screen not only for cervical cancer but also the precancerous changes that could lead to cervical cancer. Now, significantly fewer women d…

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Crisis Response Network confirms that 2-1-1 Arizona will continue operations, despite lack of funding by the State of Arizona and reductions in financial support from major funders.

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The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a Health Watch (HW) for ozone effective July 15, 2019, in the Phoenix area. ADEQ recommends that people limit outdoor activity while the HW is in effect, especially children and adults with respiratory problems.