Bring these Essentials to the Grill

by Blake Herzog Grilling outside is a quintessential American summer activity, and a year-round one in the Golden Corridor. Here’s a refresher on the tools and foods you should have on hand for every festive barbecue meal! THE FUEL Propane grills are the most popular and convenient models these days, and keeping an extra tank … Read More…

Dodge These Kitchen Layout Pitfalls

When your kitchen’s layout and lack of counter space is just not working for you anymore, it may be time to consider remodeling. While it can be an expensive undertaking, if the heart of your home is not functional it creates a drag on the rest of your house and how everyone feels while they’re … Read More…

Guard your Dog Against Distemper

by Gigi McWhirter Distemper is one the most contagious and serious diseases your dog can get, but it is preventable. It’s part of the core vaccines recommended by veterinarians. Once contracted, distemper attacks several body systems resulting in widespread infection that is difficult to treat. A dog can get the virus through direct contact or … Read More…

The Science of Eating Together

by Sofia Burckhardt, Casa Grande Alliance Over summer vacation, our children have a chance to relax, destress and recharge for the next school year. Take this opportunity to establish or reestablish family mealtime. According to Patrick A. Coleman, in an article published on fatherly.com, there are some striking benefits to the increasingly lost art of … Read More…

CAC Once Again Designated a Military Friendly School

Central Arizona College has earned the 2022-2023 Bronze Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning this designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2022-2023 survey with 665 earning special awards for going above the standard. The 2022-2023 Military Friendly® Schools list will … Read More…

10 Things to do for Your Mental Health

submitted by Sun Life Health While we often associate taking care of ourselves with eating healthy and working out, we forget that it also means keeping our mind healthy. Here are 10 things we can do for our mental health. 1. Value yourself: Treat yourself with kindness and respect, and avoid self-criticism. Make time for your … Read More…

Collagen Peptides: Powerhouse Supplement or Edible Hoax?

by Kristina Donnay FNP-C, Maricopa Wellness Center Collagen is a special type of protein that accounts for as much as 30% of the body’s total protein. It’s a primary structural component of connective tissue. Collagen constitutes 75% of skin, 70% of ligaments, 65% to 80% of tendons, 50% of cartilage, 30% of tooth dentin, 16% … Read More…

Renew Year-round with this Yoga Position

by Sue Schaffer, Instructor/Owner, The Live it Well Place Gold Canyon Change, growth and newness are inevitable forces of Mother Nature that reshape our world every season and influence our life perspective every day. How can you blossom year-round? Can you visualize the opportunity to create the right components for a new life, habits and … Read More…

Stay Hydrated My Friends

by Tiffanie Grady-Gillespie, Certified Physical Trainer, Certified Corporate Wellness Coach, WickedFiTT   Believe it or not, as you are reading this, you are sweating. Many of us think we need to be exerting ourselves like exercising to be sweating, but that is not the case! And with our hot summers, it is a prime time … Read More…