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Four Reasons You May Need a Speech-Language Pathologist

Speech-language pathologists – also called speech therapists – are educated, skilled and licensed healthcare professionals. They’re also sometimes overlooked by people unaware of the important role of these professionals in health and healing. “Our profession focuses on helping people of all ages – newborn to senior – address health issues from the neck up,” said […]

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Reducing Your Risk for Breast Cancer

There’s lots of information about breast cancer risk, prevention and detection. But, how do you know what’s best for your long-term breast health? The experts at the BreastCare Center at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) have identified seven steps to help you. In keeping with Share the Care – the BreastCare Center’s community-wide program to […]

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YRMC’s James Family Heart Center Introducing WATCHMAN Procedure

The James Family Heart Center at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) has reached another significant medical milestone with the introduction of the left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) procedure, better known as the “WATCHMAN.” “The launch of this new service is another excellent example of why the community can be proud to have this state-of-the-art Heart […]

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YRMC’s Vein Center Providing New Painless Treatment 

The Vein Center at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is the first provider in Northern Arizona to offer VenaSeal ablation therapy to treat varicose veins, spider veins and other symptoms of the vein disease, chronic venous insufficiency (CVI).  “Patients are very happy with VenaSeal ablation therapy,” said Anil Kumar, M.D., FAAC, RPVI, medical director of the […]

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State-of-the-Art PET-CT Arriving Soon to Locate, Diagnose, Measure Tumors

Imaging technology that both measures how quickly a tumor is growing and pinpoints its exact location will be introduced to residents of Yavapai County this spring at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) East. “This is the most advanced imaging technology of its kind available,” said YRMC’s Director of Imaging Services Mary Sterling. The “Time-of-Flight” (TOF) […]

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  The Path to Managing Pain

Riding a horse … hiking a mountain … climbing a flight of stairs, chronic pain can restrict people from their favorite activities as well as their day-to-day routines. Steven R. Galper, M.D., Pain Medicine Physician, Psychiatrist and Neurologist at YRMC PhysicianCare, taps into this as he works with people experiencing chronic pain. Getting to know […]

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YRMC Laboratory, Mayo Medical Lab Launching Collaboration

Yavapai County residents who need specialized and rare blood tests can receive them close to home, thanks to a relationship Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) has established with Mayo Medical Labs. “Mayo approached YRMC about serving as our exclusive ‘reference lab,’” explained Stephanie Fricke, MT, ASCP, director, YRMC Laboratory Services. “We agreed to work with […]

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