Early detection of breast cancer improves the chance for cure. Digital mammography is a new form of mammography.
Quitting smoking may be one of the hardest things for a smoker to do.
This time of year with the start of school and changing weather can also bring on the common cold. Test your knowledge of preventative measures and treatments for colds.
VVMC’s Surgical Services offers both inpatient and outpatient procedures.
We preplan many things in our lives: retirement, children’s college education, saving for a house, having adequate life or disability insurance.
The Verde Valley is in the middle of a national initiative to keep kids and adults “moving” to hedge an apparent decline in overall health.
Committed to staying on the cutting-edge of medical care, VVMC is a proud participant in several medical research projects.
Seniors over age 65 who need a nursing home level of care have options, according to Arizona Long Term Care Services of Cottonwood. Many ALTCS participants live in their own homes or in an assisted living facility and receive needed in-home services.
Last year, 56 Arizona residents died due to heat related illnesses
These days, smaller is better. The smaller the electronic gadget the better; right? But the principle also applies to surgery.
From accidents to injuries on the field, or the normal wear and tear of life, Verde Valley Medical Center’s Orthopedic Program stands ready with comprehensive surgical and rehabilitation services.
It is one of those diseases you rarely hear of. But then again genital ailments are seldom the subject of polite conversation.
According to the Mental Health Foundation, depression is more common in the elderly than in any other age group, affecting 20 percent of those living in the community and 40 percent of those living in assisted living/care homes.
Northern Arizona Hospice, a subsidiary of Verde Valley Medical Center, will build the Verde Valley’s first hospice house.
VVMC’s EntireCare puts you back ‘on track’
The EntireCare Rehab & Sports Medicine Experts offers an interdisciplinary approach to assist patients in preventing disability, restoring functioning capabilities to the highest possible level and assisting in the maintenance of that level.
Nurses Network is 25! Offering comprehensive home care and custodial services that allow individuals to live independently at home, Nurses Network is dedicated to providing exceptional services in the home -- the true healing environment.
From accidents to injuries on the field, or the normal wear and tear of life, Verde Valley Medical Center’s Orthopedic Program stands ready with comprehensive surgical and rehabilitation services
The Verde Valley Guidance Clinic began offering primary care medical services to its seriously mentally ill patients about two and a half years ago as part of a national campaign to improve the general health of persons with mental illness by integrating psychiatric and primary care.
Where can you get a flu shot, see a doctor when your child is sick and get an affordable reproductive health exam? At the same place that inspects restaurants for safe food practices, traps mosquitoes to test for West Nile virus and makes home visits to see newborn babies with medical problems.
Seniors and people with various illnesses or disabilities often need in-home services to assist them with everyday tasks they cannot do themselves. There is a wide range of in-home care available, from cleaning services through skilled nursing.
After 35 years of proposing various regulations for the manufacturers of sunscreens, the FDA has finally issued new labeling rules which will take effect by the summer of 2012.
Verde Valley residents now have expanded access to primary care through Verde Valley Medical Center’s Family Health Providers. A service of VVMC, Family Health Providers has expanded to include primary care providers in four clinic locations throughout the greater Verde Valley area.
As the American population ages, more and more family members are spending a significant amount of time caring for older loved ones, and helping to keep them in their own homes.