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Resolve to protect your family against cancer

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and if you’ve resolved to make healthier choices in 2018, ensuring your loved ones are vaccinated against the deadly strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) should be on the top of the “resolutions to keep” list. Cancer prevention is a...

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Do you want a great new start to a happy and successful 2018?

Learn how to use your intuition for maximum benefit. It works every time. Resolve to have a better and healthier approach to life Learn why intuition is so beneficial – and it’s never wrong Identify all the areas where it applies:  resolutions, health, relationships, personal growth, career Create easy steps to get started Every new year...

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Choose to Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors

Exciting news! For the tenth year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. In the past nine years, Subaru of America has donated over $12 million to Meals on Wheels—that’s the equivalent of more than 1.7 million...

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Transgender Remembrance and the State of Arizona

Changes I see in Arizona. by: Robert Chevaleau - President, Arizona Trans Youth and Parent Organization (AZTYPO) For the last couple of years I’ve been going around to local Phoenix area schools trying to better prepare them to support their transgender students. I’ve been starting conversations with administrators, presenting...

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YWCA AZ Supports Subaru Share the Love

YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix is proud to announce that it will be participating in the tenth annual Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners supported through the promotion. From November...

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Native American women

Evolving Histories; Modern Warrior Women

It is with great privilege that I write this month's YWCA blog post to honor the contributions of Native American women indigenous to the spirit and lands of Arizona. The month of November and one writer's recommendations of women to cast light upon is a...

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Be the Healthiest YOU and Get some ZZZZZ’s

By: Jennifer A. King, MD - King Integrative Primary Care We all know how important diet and exercise are for a healthy life but what about sleep? Isn’t sleep a sign of weakness? Aren’t we supposed to be able to work all the time now that...

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YWCA’s thoughts on DREAMers and the DACA Repeal

In the days following the announcement to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, our community has faced one of the most difficult moments in recent history. But in those days, we have also seen our community come together to protect the rights...

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What is Life Reimagined and how will it benefit me?

Since the dawn the civilization, great thinkers have discussed the quality of human existence and “the good life.” To some individuals, the ideal state is one of wealth; to others, having significant relationships; some report that helping those in need is central. These individuals vary...

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