SUN LIFE: YOUR HOMETOWN PHARMACY

by Renee Louzon-Benn, Director of Community Outreach Did you know that Sun Life Family Health Center on Arizola Road not only provides the community with family practice and family dentistry, but also a full-service community pharmacy, open to the public? The Sun Life Pharmacy in Casa Grande is one of six community pharmacies operated by … Read More…

A TEAM OF BREAST CANCER EXPERTS FOCUSED ON YOU

Every year, more than 250,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S., according to cancer.org. From the moment a woman is faced with the news of an abnormal mammogram, it is impossible not to feel a great deal of anxiety and uncertainty. Having a team of physicians and breast cancer experts focused on … Read More…

TICK TALK AND OTHER BITING CONVERSATIONS

by Gigi McWhirter The dog days of summer are soon over but some of the dangers remain far beyond monsoon season and into the fall. Animal owners should be aware of diseases that are spread by mosquitoes and ticks that really enjoy the heat. It is important to know that in our area, because of … Read More…

PATIENT LIVING ACTIVE LIFESTYLE THANKS TO BANNER EXPERTS

by David Lozano, Earned Media Senior Manager, Banner Health The Banner CORE Center of Orthopedics at Banner Casa Grande Medical Center has been helping patients for several years with their orthopedic surgical needs. This includes patients like 85-year-old Emil Butz, a retired business owner from Maricopa, who benefited from these services after recent knee surgery. … Read More…

NEW TEACHING METHOD BENEFITS CAC STUDENTS

by Angela Askey, Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing Central Arizona College students enrolled in BIO201 and BIO202 are experiencing a new form of learning using MANIKEN® Student Models and clay in these human anatomy and physiology courses. Professor of Biological Sciences Samuli Rauhalammi introduced the ANATOMY IN CLAY® Learning Systems to 14 students enrolled … Read More…

SAVING LIVES AND PROPERTY THROUGH FIRE PREVENTION

by Barbara Rice, Fire Marshal, City of Casa Grande In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the week containing Oct. 9 as Fire Prevention Week to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire that occurred in 1871 and that took nearly 300 lives and destroyed more than 3 square miles of Chicago. Nearly six decades later, fire departments … Read More…

DEVELOPING STUDENT LEADERS THROUGH S.A.D.D.

by Dymon Campa, Prevention Specialist, Casa Grande Alliance Learning leadership skills as a young person is important; they promote communication, teamwork, creativity and proactivity. A perfect opportunity for students to develop these skills is available in a program called Students Against Destructive Decisions (S.A.D.D.). S.A.D.D. is a club in which students develop and grow leadership … Read More…

BANNER CASA GRANDE CELEBRATES ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

by David Lozano, Earned Media Senior Manager, Banner Health Time goes by quickly when you’re having fun. But in our case, time has flown by when bringing babies into the world. In 2016, Banner Casa Grande embarked on an exciting journey – groundbreaking for a 26,000-square-foot Women & Infant Services unit to enhance maternity care … Read More…