Entries by Christina Henning

The Function of Fiber

By Noel Ugarte, MS, RD | Registered Dietitian Let’s talk about fiber. I’m sure most of us have heard that fiber is good for us – but how? It turns out that fiber can help manage and prevent many diseases. What is Fiber? Fiber is plant material that our bodies cannot fully digest. This means […]

Ready to Vote?

Register to vote, verify your registration, or request a ballot here: NOAH has partnered with the national nonpartisan, non-profit organization, Vot-ER to help ensure our patients are ready to vote in the upcoming election. Healthcare organizations across the country are participating in this effort to build awareness about the impact of voting. Why? There are […]

Suicide Prevention: Supporting a Loved One

By Jennifer Mullen, LPC | Counselor Who is at Risk? Suicidal thoughts can impact anyone regardless of age, gender, or cultural background. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 4.9% of all adults have experienced serious thought of suicide. That number increases to 11.3% in young adults ages 18-25, 18.8% in high school […]

Cholla Health Center Provider Profile: Meet Dr. Eller

NOAH’s newest location, Cholla Health Center, is expected to open in late 2022. Conveniently located in south Scottsdale, the 30,000 square foot facility will combine three of NOAH’s locations; Heuser Family Medicine Center, Heuser Pediatric Dental, and the north Scottsdale Cholla Health Center. With capacity to serve over 16,000 patients annually, NOAH is able to […]

Hooray for the Tooth Fairy!

Every year, National Tooth Fairy Day is celebrated on August 22! Losing primary or baby teeth is a normal part of growing up and, for lots of kids, so is the Tooth Fairy. So who is this magical creature retrieving your child’s teeth and how often can we expect them? NOAH General Dentist, Anita Checkuru, […]

10 Exercises You Can Do in the Pool

By Alexander Clabourne, RDN | Dietitian Looking for some exercises that does not involve waking up early in the morning to try and avoid the summer heat? Look no further with these ten pool exercises! Exercising in the pool is a great way to stay cool during the summer, while also improving strength and cardiovascular […]

Every Vote Counts

We are excited to partner with Vot-ER to promote the importance of voting! Vot-ER is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to integrating civil engagement into healthcare with one simple message: “Voting is an important way to make your voice heard and influence government policies that affect our community. Shape Your Community, Shape Your Health The officials […]

Ways to Support NOAH

In celebration of National Health Center Week, August 7-14, we are spreading the word about health centers, how they function, and how you can help us make a difference in the communities we serve. What is a Health Center? According to the Healthcare Advocacy Network, there are four main components every health center must have […]

Monkeypox: What You Need to Know

According to recent reports released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of August 1 there have been over 5,100 reported cases of monkeypox in the United States with Arizona accounting for 50 of those cases. Our best defense against monkeypox is to keep it from spreading by understanding symptoms of the […]

Back to School Wellness Bundle

The demands for back to school can be overwhelming when it comes to backpacks, haircuts, and new outfits, but many students are also in need of required vaccinations, well child checks, or sports physicals. NOAH is easing the stress of back to school health needs with our Wellness Bundle. This visit takes about an hour […]