Join Family Practice Specialists in Supporting Single Parents Battling Cancer



FPS has chosen to participate in the Bare Necessities donation program for Singleton Moms.  We would like to ask our community to help us in this cause.


Singleton Moms is a small, Arizona-based non-profit organization. They are dedicated to nurturing single parents battling cancer and their minor children. They do this by meeting the practical day-to-day needs of the entire family, while providing hope for tomorrow. Their resources are based solely upon community support. Donor support allows them to reach more parents. The single most impactful way you can make a difference in the lives of these families is by making a contribution. This enables them, through their essential programs to reach more single Arizona parents struggling to simply make it through the day-to-day challenges while battling cancer.


To donate online, please visit: Donations will also be collected at the front desk in our office thru the month of February.  Read More

What Is That 24-Hour Bug?

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“24-hour illnesses” are normally caused by noroviruses, which are a type of virus that is responsible for the “stomach flu” and its symptoms. Although they are nicknamed 24 hour illnesses, the illnesses caused by noroviruses can last up to 10 days and require a visit to a local family physician or even the ER in rare cases. Most of the time noroviruses are not serious and may not even require a trip to a family physician.

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3 Benefits of Making Hand Washing a New Year’s Resolution

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There’s a very good reason why your Phoenix physician might give you an extra reminder to wash your hands during your next checkup; it’s because hand washing can greatly reduce your chance of getting sick and getting others sick. Even when it’s not the flu season you should make hand washing a regular habit to avoid getting sick and having to make a trip to your Phoenix physician.
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Making Healthy Resolutions for 2014

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The start of 2014 is the time to make resolutions to be healthier than ever, and your local Phoenix physicianwill appreciate the effort that you take throughout 2014 to improve your overall health and well being. Take advantage of the clarity and fresh perspective that the New Year brings and make as many healthy resolutions that you feel that you can stick to.

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