You know the old Arizona refrain “Everybody here is from somewhere else”? U.S. census data proves it. As of 2012, only 38 percent of the people living in Arizona were born in the state, the second-lowest rate in the U.S. next to Nevada (25 percent). See where your native land ranks among points of origin among all Arizona residents.
Valley physicians encourage early puberty exams to detect an alarming but easily treatable condition that causes rapid sexual development in children.
Puberty in girls brings with it a host of changes – mood swings, body development, hair in new places and, soon after, a monthly visit from “Aunt Flo.” When Donna Turner started noticing some of these signs in her granddaughter – specifically breast development and tears that started “at the drop of a hat” – the Ahwatukee grandmother was concerned, and not just because puberty is a difficult stage, but because Turner’s granddaughter was only 6 years old.
Will Escape the Room-Arizona escape the bankrupt fate of other adult role-playing games?
The room is strange and narrow, like a walk-in closet converted into a playroom for a child in the 1980s. A poster of Michael Jackson hangs on the brick wall, keeping watch over the retro exercise bike and analog television illuminated with an Atari video game in reset mode.
These local nonprofits step outside the box and make philanthropy fun.
As far as organizational activities go, 501(c)(3) groups aren't exactly known for their edginess – certainly, their importance in providing awareness and aid for good causes is well-documented, but fundraising is hardly a party – unless you're one of these local nonprofits, each of which takes a new tack toward bettering the world.
Valley doctors give chemo patients and people with pattern baldness confidence in their coiffures.
Dr. Shelly Friedman will be the first to tell you that laser therapy hair restoration is not an FDA-cleared procedure for chemotherapy patients. He will also tell you that based on his experience, it works.
Therapists trumpet EMDR as a PTSD treatment that really works –
even if no one’s sure how.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy sounds like hypnosis – somebody asks you to follow their fingers with your eyes in an attempt to access your subconscious and suggest thought-pattern changes. But unlike hypnosis, EMDR has no stereotypical connotations of making people cluck like chickens and is a highly respected therapy with well-documented results – even if “follow my fingers with your eyes” is a far cry from “let me find my prescription pad.”
Death in the Brotherhood
Who killed Cave Creek Hells Angel Patrick Eberhardt? There are some striking theories on the street. ...
With an assist from a motivated widower, Mayo Clinic uncovers a genetic link to a little-known heart condition called SCAD. On Jan. 2, 2011, 51-year-old Judy Alico experienced blurry vision and pain in her right arm. She was rushed from her Scottsda...
MIXED MEDIA: As badly as the recent Veterans affairs scandal has tarnished the agency’s reputation – secret waiting lists, 115-day wait times, deadly neglect – Americans still trust it more than Congress. According to a recent USA T...
In Development: Group/Think
A new breed of niche business incubators in the Valley goes beyond the techie-coworking model. ...
Hells Angels Shootout
After a fierce shootout last year in Chino Valley between members of the Hells Angels and rival bikers the Vagos, it seems a turf battle is brewing. Could Phoenix be a future battleground?It was a peaceful Saturday morning like any other for Terrance...