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    Women’s Health: When should you be concerned about bloating?

    Feb 21, 2018 by Emily Pandelakis

    Are you feeling bloated?  Many women experience bloating at some point during their lives. Like many women, you might be tempted to make dietary changes to combat the full feeling and puffiness. If you feel bloated for more than two weeks after your period, in spite of dietary and lifestyle changes you should contact your

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    There’s still time to get your flu shot!

    Feb 13, 2018 by Emily Pandelakis

    It’s not too late to get your flu shot!  Call our office today and schedule your appointment!  480-656-5261 1.  Will the flu shot give me the flu? The flu shot does not give you the flu.  2.  I heard the flu shot is only 10% effective this year because it doesn’t include the most prevalent

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    Hiking in Arizona

    Feb 12, 2018 by Emily Pandelakis

    Hiking is a favorite activity in Arizona, and in the Phoenix metro area, there are many great hiking spots.  Whether you’re hiking Piestewa Peak, Camelback Mountain, North Mountain or another of the great trails in the valley, it’s important to consider safety for your hike. Temperatures are beginning to rise, so it’s important to take

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    Don’t Let the 24-Hour News Cycle Get you Down!

    Dec 18, 2017 by Emily Pandelakis

    In addition to your physical health, it’s important, especially at this stressful time of year, to pay attention to your mental health.  In a 24-hour news cycle, it’s easy to get caught up in negative headlines.  This article contains some practical tips for avoiding “Headline Stress Disorder.”  Questions? Call our office and make an appointment!

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    Open Enrollment Ends 12/15!

    Dec 12, 2017 by Emily Pandelakis

    Open enrollment for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act ends THIS FRIDAY, 12/15!  #GetCovered by visiting healthcare.gov today.  4.5 Million people qualify for no-cost health insurance. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get you and your family healthcare coverage.     IMPORTANT: 2018 Open Enrollment is shorter than in previous years It’s important

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    10 Sunscreen Myths that Drive Dermatologists Crazy

    May 29, 2017 by admin

    It’s pool weather in Arizona, and prime season for sunburns and skin cancer.  We can’t understate how important it is to wear sunscreen any time you’re going outside.  Check out this article from Reader’s Digest that addresses many skin cancer and sunscreen myths!   http://www.rd.com/health/beauty/10-sunscreen-myths-you-believe-that-make-dermatologists-cringe/    

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    Meet Me Downtown – Family Friendly Walk/Run, every Monday

    May 28, 2017 by admin

    Looking for a family-friendly exercise opportunity?  Every  Monday in downtown Phoenix, you can meet up with other AZ residents for Meet Me Downtown!   Meet Me Downtown Running,Walking,Social Event Meet Me Downtown (MMDT) brings people of all ages to downtown Phoenix for a weekly social walk/run, engaging individuals and businesses in a vibrant event that

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    American Family Clinic to Sponsor Iron Boy 40

    May 26, 2017 by admin

    American Family Clinic is once again partnering with the valley’s premier combat sports promoter, Iron Boy Promotions, for its upcoming June 24th event at Celebrity Theatre!  Stop by our clinic for your tickets!

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    Spring Break is a Great Time to Bring in the Kids!

    Apr 11, 2017 by admin

    Are your kids on break for the upcoming Easter holiday? It’s a great time to bring them in for a well visit!  Call our office for an appointment – we can even accommodate most same day requests!  

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    Teens & Mental Illness

    Apr 10, 2017 by admin

    Concerned about your teen? Talk to your doctor. Mental illness is a family issue, and there is help!  

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