Local TV legend and host of AZTV’s Morning Scramble, Pat McMahon, interviews Arrowhead Health Centers Medical Director, Dr. Janice Johnston. She explains the process of selecting primary a care provider, from where to look and what to look for. [Read more…]
Arrowhead Health Centers Talks to TV News About the Flu
Dr. Johnston talks to channel 12 News and 3TV about the new flu epidemic going around, and what you can do to help stop the spread.
Poor Health Ratings Given to 6 Valley Restaurants
When health ratings for restaurants are concerned, scoring a “D” could spell disaster. Unfortunately for the restaurants listed in this Phoenix New Times article, their scores aren’t anything to brag about to their customers. The various offenses for these restaurants included: rodent feces among the food, observed white gravy holding in hot holding well measuring at 98*F (should be 135*F or higher), and observed a jug of Clorox bleach being stored on the top of the chemical storage cabinet along with clear bags of granola spices and other food items.
Morning Person or Night Owl? Study Says Blame Your Genes
Researchers have determined that whether you’re a morning person or a night owl, your waking habits may be determined by your genetic profile.
Theguardian.com cites a study which states that human beings have a natural preference for mornings or evenings. People who preferred mornings were also found to be healthier overall. Morning people overall had less Body Mass Index, less episodes of insomnia, and “they were also less prone to depression than the 56% of respondents who described themselves as night owls.”
For more on the study, read theguardian.com article.