Six healthcare services receive 5-star ratings Sat, Jul 02 2016 12:00 PM

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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Breakthrough spinal technology to revolutionize treatment of pinched nerves

A new technology to alleviate pinched nerves in the neck and discomfort caused by degenerative disc disease—called DTRAX—is now available in San Diego. Dr. David Petersen, an orthopedic surgeon with Paradise Valley Hospital, is the first [..]

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Seven home safety tips for seniors

If you are an older adult, it’s never too late to take steps to safeguard your home to prevent an accidental fall that could cause a serious injury. For most people, being at home means feeling comfortable and safe—you are familiar wit [..]

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