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  • Novocur Travel Tips

    Six tips for pain free travel

    Summer is the season for travel. Whether going on a full-fledged vacation or simply visiting loved ones, most people take one or more trips every summer. For people dealing with chronic pain, the prospect of travel can be concerning or even frightening. With a little planning, you can still enjoy the experiences and adventures of […]
  • CopperPoint Heat Exhaustion

    Keeping outdoor workers safe in the scorching desert heat

    As the Southwest U.S. braces itself for a hot summer, no one is exempt from dealing with the effects of extreme desert heat. Young children’s bodies haven’t developed the ability to safely regulate temperature and older individuals are susceptible due to factors such as medications and other diseases. Outside workers are also at risk, especially […]
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    Could urban farming end child hunger in the Valley?

    If you thought urban farming was something only Hipsters do in California, think again. Urban agriculture projects in Phoenix have been steadily growing since 2015. Yet, despite its recent popularity, urban agriculture is nothing new. The practice of cultivating, processing and distributing food in or around a village or town has been a regular practice in Europe […]
  • Az. Dept. of Health Service Smoking

    Surprising health benefits when you quit smoking

    We all know smoking can cause heart disease and lung cancer. What people who take up the habit don’t realize is virtually every smoker suffers a wide range of other unintended and unforeseen consequences. Stinky clothes to stained fingernails to gum disease, smoking can negatively impact lives in ways people never imagined. Fortunately, when you […]
  • Phoenix Rescue Mission.

    Deadly dehydration and heat injuries: facts you need to know

    When the temperature passes 100 degrees and keeps climbing, most residents in the Valley stay indoors in an air-conditioned environment. If they must make a brief dash to an air-conditioned car, the heat coming up from the asphalt gives an extra layer of heat. There are some in the community who cannot easily escape the […]
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    Hungry kids: how you can help break the cycle this summer

    Think about it. How do you feel when you miss breakfast? Lethargic. Stressed out. Angry. Distracted. It’s not your imagination. Breakfast is called the “most important meal of the day” for a reason. Terrill Bravender, professor of pediatrics at Duke University, states that without a fresh supply of glucose in the morning, “People have difficulty […]
  • CopperPoint Lawsuit

    7 common ways to get sued by your employees

    If you had an 11 percent chance of winning the lottery, you’d probably feel pretty good about those odds and might even buy a few extra tickets. In 2014, U.S. companies had better than an 11 percent chance of being sued by a current or former employee, according to the 2015 Hiscox Guide to Employee Lawsuits. For […]
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    Why it might be time to upgrade your toilet

    In a world that values technology and advancements to improve the quality of life, most people probably don’t think of toilets as a huge leap forward for humankind. Chances are you would think differently if you had to leave the comfort of your home and run to an outhouse every time you needed to go. […]
  • CenturyLink teachers in technology

    Arizona teachers are building a better future by using technology in the classroom

    Teachers sometimes struggle to get their students’ attention amid the common use of technological devices, but CenturyLink’s Teachers and Technology Program has offered a select group of Arizona teachers the chance to turn the tables. Instead of fighting against the use of technology, Arizona teachers embrace the advent of technology in the classroom by making use of […]
  • Canyon State Reading

    How to make summer reading fun for the whole family

    At Canyon State Credit Union we are dedicated to helping build a healthy vibrant community here in Arizona.   Encouraging literacy among our children is vital to that mission. And, keeping them reading during summer months is key. In fact, numerous studies have come to the same conclusion: children lose learning during summer vacation months. “Summer […]