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Mother Knows Best

Mother knows best, right? We all know this from experience, including many of our patients and Facebook fans. In honor of Mother’s Day, we asked about the best motherly advice or quotes you’ve heard, and here’s what folks said:

“Treat everyone like you want to be treated.”

“You do your part; God will do the rest.”

“Be the best you can.”

“If you don’t have anything to say, don...

You've probably heard the buzzword "inflammation" but are not as familiar with what exactly it is. Many people think of inflammation in terms of external signs like swelling or bruising. But in truth, uncontrolled inflammation plays a role in almost every major disease, like heart disease and diabetes. Inflammation occurs naturally in your body. But when it goes wrong or goes on too long, it can trigger disease processes.

Inflammation...

You've probably heard about essential oils by now, but perhaps you're not as familiar with what they are exactly, what they can be used for, or even their benefits on overall health. Essential oils are highly concentrated compounds derived from plants and have incredible healing capabilities. Essential oils can be diffused for aromatherapy, applied topically, used as natural cleaners, some can even be ingested, and a variety of other uses....

Spring is officially here in Arizona, and for many that means allergies. Instead of enjoying the sunny weather at spring training baseball games or hiking trails, you’re trying to keep your allergy symptoms at bay inside.

Allergies happen when your body reacts to harmless things in the environment as if they were a threat to your body. They can cause your immune system to overload and take a toll on your body. Some symptoms are classic...

Spring is in the air, which means allergy season is upon us. While most folks are excited to be outside enjoying the sunshine and fresh air, you’re avoiding the outdoors so that you don’t have a sneeze attack or cause your eyes to become unbearably itchy and watery.

But have you wondered what is causing allergy symptoms this time of year? Spring season commonly throws most folks under the weather with tree pollen and grass, but...

Afternoon Chat with Dr. Lin of Sunrise Urology

As part of being out in the community, we like to provide lunch and wellness seminars to local businesses. This gives us as AFC the opportunity to connect with individuals on another level and give them resources to better their health in the comfort of their workplace. At one of our recent wellness seminars, members of our marketing team, Katherine and Miranda, brought lunch to John C Lin, M.C. and his team at Sunrise Urology.

Dr. Lin...

Happy Valentine's Day!

Are you ever curious about which love song is the greatest hit of your birth year? Here's your chance to find out!

Check out how made it to the top each here below: 

1950: "Please Send Me Someone to Love" - Percy Mayfield1951: "A Kiss to Build a Dream On" - Lousi Armstrong1952: "You Know I Love You" - B.B. King1953: "That's Amore" - Dean Martin1954: "Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)" - The...

We all know the importance of having fruits and vegetables in our daily diet, but what might not come to mind is learning about which produce have the most and least pesticides on them.

You may have heard of the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15, but did you know that the lists are updated each year? The Environmental Working Group rolls out an updated list every year to caution us consumers about the foods that we put in our body. After all,...