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What is a Pap?

Would you rather have to jump off a cliff or have a tooth pulled than have a Pap Smear? For some women, a Pap Smear can be a fearful experience. Kristen Wright, FNP at Canyon View Women's Care helps take the mystery out of Pap Smears and tells why they are so important to helping to keep women healthy.

Merry Christmas and Happy Healthy Holidays

December is a wonderful month. Most of us are filled with excitement and anticipation over gatherings with family and friends, special opportunities to serve, the possibility of some fun in the snow, and the sharing of gifts. I am always amazed and humbled by the kindness and generosity I witness this time of year. It seems to me this is the time of year when we see the best in most people.

Prevention and Management of Overuse Sports Injuries in Youth

It is estimated that 50% of youth sports injuries are caused by excess stress on the body. Unlike traumatic injury and strain/sprain injury, which is only partially preventable, an overuse injury that leads to disability is 100% preventable. Losing the ability to play a sport can have a devastating impact on a kid’s character, mental wellness, social life, academic achievement, interpersonal relationships, exercise, and physical wellness, etc.