Walk With Me Event To Support Easter Seals Program


On Saturday, February 25, Southwest Human Development will host the ninth annual Walk With Me family fun walk and block party presented by the Arizona Coyotes Foundation and HumanaVitality at Scottsdale Civic Center Park to benefit the nonprofit’s Easter Seals services for young children with disabilities. The event will feature a 1.25-mile family fun walk, […]

Red Cross In Critical Need Of Blood Donors


Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage. Since December 1, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to inclement winter weather, resulting in more […]

Modern Acupuncture Franchise Opens In Scottsdale


Modern Acupuncture, a new franchise concept transforming the alternative medicine market and acupuncture industry, announced last month its first location and that six regional developer licenses have been awarded or are already pending across the U.S. Created by several of the key leaders who built and grew The Joint Corp., franchisor of The Joint Chiropractic, Modern Acupuncture […]

The Eyes Have It!


– By Stephen Cohen, O.D. Happy New Year! Hopefully, included in your resolutions is taking care of your most precious sense: your vision. We were not designed for the current demands on our eyes. If we were, we’d have one eyeball in the middle of our foreheads! For a little diversion, here are some (hopefully) interesting facts […]

Vision And Driving


– By Stephen Cohen, O.D. If you have a child of driving age, you get to experience the pleasure…as well as the anxiety…of having a child out on the road behind the wheel. Sixteen to 19 year olds are the highest risk driving group, particularly during the first driving year. These “vision and driving” facts and tips […]

Phoenix Mercury & Fans “Rock The Pink” – Raise Funds For Cancer Society


The Phoenix Mercury’s annual “Rock the Pink” festivities, brought to fans by IASIS Healthcare, raised more than $13,106 for the American Cancer Society during the July 16 Mercury-San Antonio Stars game at Talking Stick Resort Arena. “The American Cancer Society knows that prevention and early detection are the keys to finding cancer at its most […]

3-D Or Not 3-D


– By Stephen Cohen, O.D. Technology changes so fast that what was new last year, can be passé today. While these mind-boggling advances occur at breakneck speeds, we can’t always anticipate the unintended consequences that come with the advances. Many of us face the challenges that arise from computer use, such as neck/backaches, dry eyes and carpal […]

Keep Your Cool At Jurlique Spa


Jurlique Spa at FireSky Resort & Spa offers a new Coconut Cooler treatment that begins with a cooling 30-minute coconut milk bath in one of the spa’s signature copper soaking tubs, featured in each treatment room, to sooth and nourish the skin after a day spent in the dry heat and hot Arizona sun. Post […]

Help Scottsdale Seniors Beat The Heat


Signature Flight Support, Go Rentals and other airport/airpark tenants are joining efforts to help seniors in the Scottsdale community. The Beat the Heat program serves low-income, home-bound, isolated seniors in Scottsdale by delivering care packages in late June. Residents’ generous donations, no matter how large or small it may be, will bring relief to a […]

Am I Blue?


– By Stephen Cohen, O.D. When we see a rainbow, it is the composite of colors of visible “white light” radiation.  On one end is “blue” light, which comes right after Ultraviolet Radiation (UV).  The potential damaging effects of UV are well known.  It can contribute to skin damage (aging, cancer) and contributes to cataract development in […]