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Pasta comes in all shapes and sizes—and now, lots of alternatives. Move over white and whole-grain pastas, and say hello...
11/27/2021
What to Know About Pasta Substitutes | Banner Health

Pasta comes in all shapes and sizes—and now, lots of alternatives. Move over white and whole-grain pastas, and say hello to brown rice pastas, vegetable pastas like zucchini and butternut squash and bean pastas like chickpea and edamame. So what do our registered dietitians have to say? Learn below.

Pasta comes in many different variations, from zucchini to chickpea noodles. But are these pasta substitutes healthy? Our nutrition expert boils them down.

Kids, we love them. But man, if they aren’t a breeding ground for germs and sickness. With cooler weather and kids in sc...
11/27/2021
Common Contagious Childhood Conditions | Banner Health

Kids, we love them. But man, if they aren’t a breeding ground for germs and sickness. With cooler weather and kids in school, it’s only normal for bacteria, viruses and parasites to make their way from the classroom to the house. Even with regular handwashing, mask wearing and social distancing, every parent knows some illnesses still spread like wildfire. Here are some of the most common childhood conditions.

Kids, we love them, but sometimes they are an incubator for germs. Learn about six of the most common and how to minimize the spread at home.

As a woman, we have the unique ability to carry and bring life into this world. It’s a miracle, but it also comes with l...
11/27/2021
Postpartum Depression: What Moms Need to Know | Banner Health

As a woman, we have the unique ability to carry and bring life into this world. It’s a miracle, but it also comes with lots of hormonal and physical changes and major disruptions to daily life. It’s no wonder some new moms experience “baby blues” and others battle something more serious known as postpartum depression, a common perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD). Learn more about PMAD below.

Although postpartum depression is the most common perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD), other conditions can occur. Here are 10 things to know.

It happens to almost all of us at some point—we feel that burning sensation in the chest after a glass of wine, a dinner...
11/27/2021
Heartburn, Acid Reflux, GERD: When Should You Worry? | Banner

It happens to almost all of us at some point—we feel that burning sensation in the chest after a glass of wine, a dinner of spaghetti and meatballs, or that late-night bowl of potato chips. It’s heartburn, and you feel it when acid from the stomach spills into the esophagus, which is called acid reflux. It can be quite painful. These can also be signs of gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD). Learn the difference below.

#GERDAwarenessWeek

Heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD can flare up sometimes. Here’s when you can treat symptoms yourself and when you should turn to an expert for help.

Head lice infestation rates are back to pre-lockdown norms, despite school COVID-19 protections.(via NPR)
11/26/2021
Pandemic or no, kids are still getting — and spreading — head lice

Head lice infestation rates are back to pre-lockdown norms, despite school COVID-19 protections.

(via NPR)

With kids back in school, business is picking back up for professional delousers. But how are kids getting head lice if they're physically distancing in the classroom?

The Armer Foundation – a local non-profit for families with children with extreme medical needs – is hosting its third a...
11/25/2021
Toys to be collected Valleywide through Dec. 15

The Armer Foundation – a local non-profit for families with children with extreme medical needs – is hosting its third annual holiday toy drive through December 15.

Find drop-off locations in the article below via Daily Independent.

The Armer Foundation – a local non-profit for families with children with extreme medical needs – is hosting its third annual holiday toy drive to benefit the Banner Cardon Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Oncology Unit through Dec. 15.

Fentanyl is a drug that has the same effects as morphine or he**in, but it’s significantly more powerful than these drug...
11/25/2021
Fentanyl Can Kill You. Here’s How to Stay Safe | Banner

Fentanyl is a drug that has the same effects as morphine or he**in, but it’s significantly more powerful than these drugs. That means a tiny dose can have a dangerous effect. One pill can end your life. Learn more about the dangers of fentanyl and how you can protect yourself by using the link below.

Fentanyl is a deadly drug found in illicit street drugs, but there are ways to stay safe and prevent death if you or someone you know is using it.

Happy Thanksgiving from us here at Banner Health!
11/25/2021

Happy Thanksgiving from us here at Banner Health!

Happy Thanksgiving from us here at Banner Health!

Giving up beer, wine or a cocktail for health's sake can be difficult, especially around the holidays that make drinking...
11/24/2021
Drinking tonight? Here's how much alcohol is too much - and how to avoid holiday binging

Giving up beer, wine or a cocktail for health's sake can be difficult, especially around the holidays that make drinking a staple. Nevertheless, there are healthy ways to drink while still enjoying yourself. Here's a how-to guide in maintaining that proper balance.

(via USA TODAY)

Giving up beer, wine or a cocktail for health sake can be difficult around the holidays when it's a staple. Alas, there are healthy ways to drink.

Just about all of us struggle to hear in some situations. The loud chatter in restaurants, the roar of traffic on a near...
11/24/2021
How to Communicate with People Who Don’t Hear Well| Banner

Just about all of us struggle to hear in some situations. The loud chatter in restaurants, the roar of traffic on a nearby highway or the hum of your dishwasher can make it hard to understand what people are saying. However, people who can’t hear well may have trouble hearing in all kinds of situations, not just at times when there’s a lot of background noise. Here's how to best communicate with people who don't hear well.

When you’re talking to someone who can’t hear well, you can make it easier for them to hear and understand you by following some simple but effective steps.

The CDC recently released an alarming report about obesity rates among children. KGUN 9 spoke to Dr. Helene Felman at Ba...
11/24/2021
Obesity rates spike among kids during the pandemic

The CDC recently released an alarming report about obesity rates among children. KGUN 9 spoke to Dr. Helene Felman at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson about the trends she’s seeing at her office.

Read what Dr. Felman had to say in the article below via KGUN 9 On Your Side.

KGUN 9 On Your SideNewsLocal News Actions Facebook Tweet Email Obesity rates spike among kids during the pandemic Recent CDC study says weight gain doubled in some children By: Shawndrea Thomas Posted at 10:58 PM, Nov 21, 2021 and last updated 2021-11-22 01:04:51-05 TUCSON, ARIZ.(KGUN) — It’s a ...

The holidays can be tricky when it comes to conversation, especially in this day and age. Thanksgiving is for people to ...
11/24/2021
Agree To Disagree - Tips For Surviving Family Gatherings | Banner

The holidays can be tricky when it comes to conversation, especially in this day and age. Thanksgiving is for people to come together, not to drift apart. So how can we avoid touchy subjects? Learn below.

If every holiday dinner breaks into a heated political argument, read on for some tips for diffusing the tension from psychiatrist Dr. Yazhini Srivathsal.

Helpful chart for Thanksgiving feasting!
11/24/2021

Helpful chart for Thanksgiving feasting!

Happy Thanksgiving! Here's a carb chart for everyone celebrating tomorrow.

There is new hope for patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.Dr. Tom Dragovich from Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center ...
11/23/2021
New pancreatic cancer research gives Gilbert oncologist hope for his patients

There is new hope for patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Tom Dragovich from Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center was interviewed about a new drug with lots of potential. Read more via azfamily 3TV CBS 5.

#EndCancer
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Dragovich said only about 10-15% of pancreatic cancer patients survive five years after diagnosis.

Since stomach cancer is rare in the U.S., stomach cancer screenings are not recommended for people of average risk. Thus...
11/23/2021
Stomach Cancer: The Warning Signs to Watch for | Banner Health

Since stomach cancer is rare in the U.S., stomach cancer screenings are not recommended for people of average risk. Thus, early detection is rare, meaning that stomach cancer is often not found until its advanced stages. Because of this, it’s important to know the early warning signs, and how they may differ from more common stomach problems. Learn more below.

#EndCancer
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Early stomach cancer symptoms are often the same as normal stomach problems. An expert discusses how to tell the difference and which risk factors to know.

The holidays are here again, which means there will be lots of gatherings and holiday meals with family and friends. Hol...
11/23/2021
Navigating the Holidays with an Eating Disorder | Banner

The holidays are here again, which means there will be lots of gatherings and holiday meals with family and friends. Holiday get-togethers can be fun and a bit gluttonous, but they can also be especially stressful for those who have eating disorders. Here are some helpful tips to help navigate the situation.

If you’re recovering from an eating disorder, the holidays may present challenges, certain triggers and obstacles. Here are some tips to help you navigate.

In the month of November we take time to recognize our Native American communities for Native American Heritage Month. H...
11/23/2021

In the month of November we take time to recognize our Native American communities for Native American Heritage Month. Here we recognize Desiree Fowler, a member of the Dine (Navajo) Nation and a patient financial services representative here at Banner Health. Swipe to learn more about what makes her unique.

When you have diabetes, the holiday season feels like a carbohydrate minefield. Pecan pie, rolls, fudge, candied yams, s...
11/22/2021
Diabetes & Holiday Meals: Follow These 6 Tips | Banner Health

When you have diabetes, the holiday season feels like a carbohydrate minefield. Pecan pie, rolls, fudge, candied yams, stuffing — the list goes on and on and on. Keeping blood sugars steady through this time might seem impossible, but practicing good nutrition and exercise habits can help you feel a lot better physically, mentally and emotionally. Learn more below.

Navigating holiday food is tough, especially when you have diabetes. These expert tips can help keep your blood sugar stable during the holidays.

Gaslighting; a buzzword we have heard a lot recently. But how can you know if you're a victim of gaslighting? Click the ...
11/22/2021
Signs You Might be a Victim of Gaslighting | Banner Health

Gaslighting; a buzzword we have heard a lot recently. But how can you know if you're a victim of gaslighting? Click the link below.

Gaslighting is a form of psychological abuse that can eat away at a person emotionally and physically. Learn the signs and how to extinguish it.

Many people put off screenings because they are scared of the results. Although cancer is a scary word, you don’t need t...
11/22/2021
What To Expect During A Lung Cancer Screening | Banner Health

Many people put off screenings because they are scared of the results. Although cancer is a scary word, you don’t need to feel scared about your screening. Here is what to expect.

#EndCancer
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths. Who is recommended to get a screening and what should you expect from your appointment?

To stay healthy, it's absolutely essential for people who have diabetes to be aware of ketones. Here are six must-knows,...
11/22/2021
Ketones — The 6 Must-Knows

To stay healthy, it's absolutely essential for people who have diabetes to be aware of ketones. Here are six must-knows, via Beyond Type 1.

Ketones are chemicals that build up when your body starts to burn fat for energy. The most common cause of ketones in diabetics is insulin deficiency.

People often spend a lot of time talking about how to spot a bad relationship, but there is a lot less discussion about ...
11/21/2021
Are You In a Healthy Relationship?

People often spend a lot of time talking about how to spot a bad relationship, but there is a lot less discussion about what exactly constitutes a healthy relationship.

(via Verywell)

Healthy relationships are marked by key characteristics such as trust, openness, respect, and affection. Learn about some of the signs of a good relationship.

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) affects more than 1 million individuals in the United States, making it one of the most common ...
11/21/2021
Is Lewy Body Dementia Different? | Banner Health

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) affects more than 1 million individuals in the United States, making it one of the most common types of dementia. In fact, the amount of people struggling with Lewy Body Dementia could be even higher than we think. The symptoms can be very similar to those of Alzheimer’s disease, which unfortunately leads to a large number of missed or mis-diagnoses in the medical world. Learn more below.

A Banner Health specialist helps distinguish between common symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.

Food poisoning is no fun, especially on Thanksgiving! Here's how to keep those germs out of the kitchen.
11/21/2021

Food poisoning is no fun, especially on Thanksgiving! Here's how to keep those germs out of the kitchen.

Food poisoning is no fun, especially on Thanksgiving! Here's how to keep those germs out of the kitchen.

Incorporating some stretching exercises into your workout schedule will help improve flexibility, reduce tightness, and ...
11/20/2021
The 21 Best Stretching Exercises for Better Flexibility

Incorporating some stretching exercises into your workout schedule will help improve flexibility, reduce tightness, and ultimately, make your workouts more efficient and safe.

(via SELF)

Tight hamstrings? Stiff hips? Time to loosen up.

It is a fresh Saturday morning; you just ordered a fresh cup of coffee at the closest coffee shop. That is when it happe...
11/20/2021
Where Should I Go to See a Doctor? | Banner Health

It is a fresh Saturday morning; you just ordered a fresh cup of coffee at the closest coffee shop. That is when it happens - you trip on the curb leading into the café, falling and hurting your leg. It's clear that you need to see a doctor, but where should you go? Here’s how to decide what kind of care you need and where the best place for care might be.

Whether it’s a broken leg or a small fall, here is a step-by-step guide to choosing the right place to seek care when you don’t know where to go.

6-year-old Mustafa Hazim received a bone marrow transplant from his younger sister at Diamond Children’s Medical Center ...
11/20/2021

6-year-old Mustafa Hazim received a bone marrow transplant from his younger sister at Diamond Children’s Medical Center in April. This week, Mustafa surprised the ambulatory treatment clinic staff at Banner Children’s at Thunderbird Medical Center with treats and gift bags to thank them for caring for him during countless appointments throughout his treatment before and after transplant. He’s just one of many incredible pediatric patients who Banner Health team members have the pleasure of helping to get better!

You feel the telltale cold or flu symptoms coming on—maybe it’s a cough, runny nose, sneezing and stuffy head. You will ...
11/20/2021
How to Pick the Medicine to Treat Your Cold or Flu | Banner

You feel the telltale cold or flu symptoms coming on—maybe it’s a cough, runny nose, sneezing and stuffy head. You will want to choose the best medication to help you feel better. But the choices in the pharmacy aisle are overwhelming. All kinds of medicines claim to control individual symptoms, or all your symptoms. How do you choose?

Medication options for treating cold and flu symptoms can feel overwhelming. These three questions can lead you to the best choice for you and your family.

The holiday season is filled with lots of get-togethers, celebrations and seasonal treats. If you or a loved one has a f...
11/20/2021
15+ Food Allergy Tips to Safely Enjoy the Holidays | Banner

The holiday season is filled with lots of get-togethers, celebrations and seasonal treats. If you or a loved one has a food allergy, however, it can also be filled with a bit of anxiety. But don’t let having a food allergy sour your holiday cheer. Whether you’re eating close to home or traveling across state lines, here are some tips to help you safely glide through the holidays.

Food allergies can be life-threatening, but don’t let it sour your holiday cheer. Read our guide to learn how you can safely navigate the holiday season.

Join us, on this third week of November to celebrate the  Great American Smokeout event to join thousands of people acro...
11/20/2021

Join us, on this third week of November to celebrate the Great American Smokeout event to join thousands of people across the country in taking an important first step towards a healthier life and reducing their cancer risk. No matter your age or how long you’ve been smoking, quitting improves health both immediately and over the long term.

But quitting is hard. Never feel guilty or discouraged as you work to stop smoking or using to***co. We know how difficult it’s to stop, but we also know how worthwhile it is. Learn more about quitting smoking by checking out, https://www.bannerhealth.com/healthcareblog/teach-me/how-smoking-cessation-can-reduce-your-cancer-risk

#EndCancer
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Join us, on this third week of November to celebrate the Great American Smokeout event to join thousands of people across the country in taking an important first step towards a healthier life and reducing their cancer risk. No matter your age or how long you’ve been smoking, quitting improves health both immediately and over the long term.

But quitting is hard. Never feel guilty or discouraged as you work to stop smoking or using to***co. We know how difficult it’s to stop, but we also know how worthwhile it is. Learn more about quitting smoking by checking out, https://www.bannerhealth.com/healthcareblog/teach-me/how-smoking-cessation-can-reduce-your-cancer-risk

#EndCancer
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Do you feel anxious in a yellow room? Does the color blue make you feel calm and relaxed? Learn more about color psychol...
11/19/2021
Can Color Affect Your Mood and Behavior?

Do you feel anxious in a yellow room? Does the color blue make you feel calm and relaxed? Learn more about color psychology.

(via Verywell)

Color is all around us, but what impact does it really have on our moods, emotions, and behaviors? Color psychology seeks to answer this question.

Is your child eligible for COVID-19 vaccination?
11/18/2021

Is your child eligible for COVID-19 vaccination?

Is your child eligible for COVID-19 vaccination?

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