How physical therapy can help with balance issues Sat, Sep 03 2016 12:00 PM

Balance issues and dizziness are often perceived as a normal part of aging, but that’s a common misconception. These issues can range from a sense of instability to actually falling down. Our balance is controlled by three bodily functions that [..]

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Sleep tracking devices: How well do they work?

People are wearing them on their wrists, tucking them under their mattresses and placing them next to their pillows when they go to bed. Sleep tracking devices are becoming increasingly popular – but just how effectively do they measure how wel [..]

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Six healthcare services receive 5-star ratings

Paradise Valley Hospital has received 5 stars for the quality of its cardiac, critical care, gastrointestinal and orthopedic care from Healthgrades. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 33 o [..]

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Hip and lively approach to aging with vitality

We often use the term “aging gracefully,” but what if we could all age with vitality instead — live not only longer but better lives. Being vital means to be necessary or energetic.  What if we all could remain both through the [..]

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Top five things to know about colorectal cancer screening

It's not something most people want to talk about, but by age 50, you should have a conversation with your doctor about colorectal cancer. Here’s what you need to know about this serious, but often preventable, disease. 1.  Colorectal [..]

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