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Browse and shop from an assortment of 100 framed quirky photos of everyday life, ranging from a print of the shipwreck “Alice” to early 20th-century snapshots of a vaudeville magician, backyard weightlifter and capsizing canoeist.
After having half of his brain removed in a medical procedure on Sept. 6, Chandler 18-month-old Cooper Nichols is seizure-free and recovering as expected.
Backpacks aren’t just for carrying expensive textbooks, crinkled homework assignments, and eraser shavings. For Mesa-based non-profit United Food Bank, they’re a means to feed.
NEW YORK — There's extensive evidence that pigs are as smart and sociable as dogs. Yet one species is afforded affection and respect; the other faces mass slaughter en route to becoming bacon, ham and pork chops.
Last month, the National Traffic Safety Board (NTSB) recommended that all 50 States adopt a cutoff of .05 Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) as the maximum percentage of blood alcohol that a person could have in their system and legally drive.
The thought of kindergarten setting the stage for a successful education can be daunting. Parents across the country are discussing whether their children are ready for kindergarten or would benefit from another year in preschool. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer to this question. However, parents can calm apprehensions by understanding they are a key component to their children’s success in school. Here are a few tips to help parents with kindergarten readiness.
After seeing her daughter, Delilah, graduate from preschool at the Foundation for Blind Children’s Chandler campus, one mother stood up and recited a poem for parents, staff and students on Thursday.
Imagine you are a 19-year-old Marine. You are riding in a Humvee with four other Marines — your friends — when an improvised explosive device (IED) explodes.
Gilbert Classical Academy will graduate 37 students in its Class of 2013.
“Those three seconds I took my eyes off the road changed my life forever.”
United Food Bank is looking for volunteers to help administer a national study that helps food banks have a greater understanding of hunger and the needs of their communities.
From the moment chocolate was discovered it was considered a valuable, divine and decadent treat. The first chocolate candies were invented in the 1860s by Cadbury, who was also the first to market them in a heart-shaped box for Valentine’s Day that same decade.
The Senate voted 16-12 on Monday to impose new restrictions on spending on recall elections.
Alarms sound and firefighters jump into fire trucks in a flash. Soldiers struggle to survive war. A mother grows exhausted caring for her children.
When the ability to hear fades in older adults, it may well be a signal that declines in memory and thinking ability are not far behind.
The Phoenix Symphony is one of just 22 American orchestras to receive a first-year Getty Education and Community Investment Grant. The grant was awarded as a new and emerging work to expand the orchestra’s B-Sharp Music Wellness program, targeting the homeless population of urban Phoenix, and is recognition of the Phoenix Symphony’s innovation and dedication to increasing its relevance to the community.
The Summit at Sunland Springs, a 48-bed memory care community, will open to new residents Jan. 1, at 2415 Signal Butte Road. The center is open to individuals with forms of dementia, Alzheimer’s and memory loss.
Thanks to a range of factors — including medical advances, healthier eating habits and better fitness — Americans are living longer lives. Life expectancy in the U.S. recently hit a record 78.7 years, and the number of Americans living past age 90 has nearly tripled during the last 30 years. But while living well into our 90s is a dream for many of us, the possibility of outliving our savings serves as an eye-opener.
Third-graders in Laura Grunewald’s class at Chandler’s Knox Gifted Academy were given a task Monday. Using a limited number of sticks, small cups, paper clips, paper and tape, they were to design a device that can hold three plastic balls 6 inches above the ground.
Everyone knows Woody Guthrie for his impact on American folk music and many people associate him with the debilitating genetic disease that left him unable to perform and caused his death in middle age.
The CareMore Foundation, a nonprofit organization established by the CareMore Health Plan, is now accepting grant applications from community organizations that focus on Alzheimer’s and dementia care. According to the National Institute on Aging, as many as 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s disease.
Applications are now open for Bookmans Entertainment Exchange’s 2013 School Challenge. Last year’s applicants displayed innovation and creativity when describing where the schools succeed and how they plan to use the funds, according to a news release.
A spotlight shines on youth sports — especially high school football — in Arizona this year with the new requirement for concussion education and a mandated medical clearance before returning to the sport after a concussion.
Despite the bad rap that saturated fats have, there’s a lot of evidence indicating that saturated fat is essentially good for you. The real harmful, unhealthy fats are trans fats, hydrogenated fats and vegetable oils.
A 19-year-old man, a 47-year-old man and a 51-year-old woman have one thing in common: All three attempted suicide in Gilbert last weekend.