Baby-Led Weaning: The Facts Behind the Fad.

Wendi Carlton, MD, a physician at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Arizona, talks about this type of weaning and its health benefits.
1 in 13 Americans live with asthma but having an action plan can help you breathe easier.

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Dignity Health | Breathe Easier with an Asthma Action Plan
Thank you Tim Bricker, President and CEO of Chandler Regional Medical Center and Mercy Gilbert Medical Center for the last six years. ⠀

Good luck Tim, you will be missed!⠀
Many people are hesitant to enter the world of weight lifting. Some shy away over the prevailing thought that they could get hurt and others worry about regular gym-goers being judgmental. If you fall into any of these categories, there are ways you can gain the confidence you need to hit the weights. Here's a guide to weight training for beginners.

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Dignity Health | Weight Training for Beginners: A Guide to Getting Started
We did it again! ⠀

756 cookies were delivered to the Central City of Phoenix Police Department Precinct this morning. This was the second precinct to experience our 'NyICU Hello Humankindness Cookie Project'.⠀

This precinct loves St. Joe’s! It was great to hear feedback and be proud of the work that we do here. Our small act of baking cookies seems to be making a difference. These officers...
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It might not be easy to travel with an infant at first, but there are things you can do to ensure that your baby is safe and happy in the car. Here are six tips to guide you.

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How Are Public Health Initiatives Encouraging Healthy Choices?

You've probably heard about what experts are calling the obesity epidemic. Very likely, you've experienced its effects firsthand, whether through your own struggles with weight or those of a friend or loved one -- more than two out of three Americans are overweight or obese.

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Did you know it's The International Day of Happiness?
Happy 122nd birthday St. Joe's!

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center was founded on March 19, 1895, by the Sisters of Mercy.
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"For most patients with Parkinson’s, their coordination is affected, and they will experience stiffness and slowness. Regular, tailored exercise has been shown to help combat these symptoms."

-Dr. Holly Shill, Barrow Neurologist

Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Patients Fight Disease with Boxing Class
Preschoolers who get too little sleep may be more likely to have trouble paying attention, controlling their emotions and processing information later in childhood, a new study suggests.

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​Too little sleep in preschool could mean behavior problems later
This kindergartener celebrated her 6th birthday by helping the homeless.

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death nationwide. Talk to your doctor about how a healthy diet can lower your risk.

H2O is the only group in Phoenix offering in-hospital coverage by attending heart doctors with years of experience to immediately diagnose and treat cardiac patients.: [ Link ]

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Cardiovascular Deaths Linked to Poor Dietary Choices
Watch how these inspirational parents are raising awareness of their son’s rare genetic disorder, HPP: [ Link ]

Family finds answers to mysterious symptoms of boy with 'soft bones'
Taking control of your diabetes is a goal you can achieve with Dignity Health's wealth of resources for diabetes awareness.

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Check out the Center for Diabetes Management at Mercy Gilbert Medical Center: [ Link ]

Dignity Health | Diabetes Awareness: What Resources Are Out There for You?
This doctor saved her own son’s life after he went into cardiac arrest during a high school soccer game.

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If you drive for a living or know someone that does, you're going to want to read this.

"About 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point during their lifetime. And lower back pain is among the top health concerns for people who drive for a living. "

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Dignity Health | An Active Approach to Feeling Better: Exercises for Lower Back Pain
Early warning signs of heart attacks are 'being missed'.

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Early warning signs of heart attacks 'being missed' - BBC News
You’ve craved sleep all day. You fell asleep watching Netflix. But the second you get into bed you're wide awake.

Find out why some people feel sleepy until the moment they get into bed: [ Link ]

Why Do I Feel Sleepy Until the Moment I Get in Bed?