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Self-care takes center stage at Women’s Wellness Retreat

10/02/2023

More than 170 women spent a recent Sunday nurturing themselves—body, mind and spirit—at the second annual “Breathe, Balance, Brunch: Women’s Wellness Retreat” presented by WISH (Women Investing in Science & Health). Held at the new Banner Sports Medicine Scottsdale, the half-day event featured a variety of health and wellness activities and presentations on a range of women’s health topics and concerns.

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Get your 2023 Care Card today

10/02/2023

Just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the Board of Visitors 2023 Care Card is now available for purchase online, with 100% of proceeds benefitting The Big Pink Bus, Banner MD Anderson’s new mobile 3D mammography unit. With plans to get rolling in January 2024, The Big Pink Bus will bring life-saving breast cancer screenings to women across the Valley, especially those in underserved and outlying communities.

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Banner MD Anderson breaks ground on eight homes for patients and their families

10/02/2023

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, Banner Health Foundation and Taylor Morrison broke ground on eight homes in Gilbert as part of Banner MD Anderson’s Home Away from Home program. The cost of a place to stay can be a central concern for patients and their families who travel to Banner MD Anderson for their care, and these homes provide both housing and financial assistance to those patients who might need multiple days or weeks of daily treatment or extended hospitalization.

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Banner Health K9s receive donation of body armor

09/29/2023

Banner Health Medical Centers in Arizona and Colorado K9s Aries, Cain, Reddy, Rico, Vulcan, Reina, Hank, Bingo, Chase, Hannah, Lea, Tyr, Fenix, Nixon, Amper, Ricky, and Mars have received bullet and stab protective vests, thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. All the vests are sponsored by the Survival Armor incentive program and will be embroidered with the sentiment “Gifted by Vested Interest in K9s & Survival Armor.”

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Partners in Wellness featuring Memory Keepers Foundation

09/21/2023

Banner Health Foundation gratefully acknowledges the Memory Keepers Foundation’s support of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute’s Steps to H.O.P.E (Health, Optimism, Purpose, Endurance) program, which provides support for individuals with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.

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