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Rose Law Group Health Care and Employment Law Attorney David Weissman provides perspective on conflicting Obama Care rulings

Posted By   /  July 23, 2014  /  Courts, Featured News, Government and Politics, Health Care, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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The legal battle over President Obama’s healthcare law ramped up again Tuesday, as two federal appeals courts handed down conflicting rulings on whether the government can continue to pay subsidies nationwide to millions of low- and middle-income people to help them with the cost of insurance. The split decisions on a central element of the [...]

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UA refusing to rehire Sisley despite threat to pull funding

Posted By   /  July 23, 2014  /  Employment Law, Government and Politics, Health Care, Medical Marijuana/Hemp  /  No Comments

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By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services/Arizona Daily Star The head of the organization offering to fund a study on medical marijuana at the University of Arizona said he would pull the cash unless the school restores fired doctor and researcher Suzanne Sisley to the staff and the project. Rick Doblin said Tuesday he rejected [...]

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[BREAKING] Victory for suffering soldiers: State okays medical marijuana for PTSD

Posted By   /  July 9, 2014  /  Featured News, Health Care, Medical Marijuana/Hemp  /  No Comments

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The Associated Press Arizona’s top health official has accepted a judge’s decision adding post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of debilitating conditions that qualify for medical marijuana treatment. State Department of Health Services Director Will Humble made the decision Wednesday. That was his deadline to accept, modify or reject an administrative law judge’s decision saying [...]

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Laveen to become medically hospitable

Posted By   /  July 9, 2014  /  Dealmaker, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Justine Petersen, Special for The Republic | azcentral.com The Southwest Valley village of Laveen is getting its first hospital. When it opens in early 2015, Arizona General Hospital will be 39,000 square feet, have an emergency room, 16 inpatient rooms, two operating rooms, a laboratory and a radiology suite. Developers said it would bring [...]

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Special in-depth report | Medical marijuana: Patients say pot works better than other treatments

Posted By   /  July 3, 2014  /  Health Care, Medical Marijuana/Hemp  /  No Comments

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By Bill Coates | Casa Grande Dispatch Every few months, Roy Mejia walks out of a dispensary with his medicine. It looks like any prescription. It’s technically not a prescription. And, in any case, it’s not like any prescription. It’s medical marijuana. He’s had his state-issued patient card for about two years. It came with [...]

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Few to benefit from bill allowing study of medicinal hemp as epilepsy treatment

Posted By   /  July 3, 2014  /  Health Care, Medical Marijuana/Hemp  /  1 Comment

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By Sarah Wheeler | Charlotte Observer RALEIGH Legislation to let doctors use oil from hemp plants to treat drug-resistant epilepsy will make the new treatment available only to a small number of patients who take part in pilot studies, rather than a broader patient base as many families have hoped. Some patients are already calling [...]

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Website names Scottsdale best to raise children

Posted By   /  June 13, 2014  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

At almost every Scottsdale shopping center, there are splash pads for the kids to play in.

Scottsdale parents have chosen the best city in the country to raise their children, according to the online-identity services Website MyLife.com. That is, if parents are basing their choice on the same criteria as the Website. MyLife compared the country’s 100 most-populous cities and determined the ranking using specific criteria: Average family income; cost of [...]

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After 5 months of sales, Colorado sees the downside of a legal high

Posted By   /  June 1, 2014  /  Health Care, Medical Marijuana/Hemp  /  No Comments

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By Jack Healy | The New York Times Five months after Colorado became the first state to allow recreational marijuana sales, the battle over legalization is still raging. Law enforcement officers in Colorado and neighboring states, emergency room doctors and legalization opponents increasingly are highlighting a series of recent problems as cautionary lessons for other [...]

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Arizona readies for the healthcare real estate revolution

Posted By   /  May 22, 2014  /  Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Phoenix Children's Hospital has joined the Arizona Care Network, an expanding integrated system intended to provide collaborative patient care. : Above- PCH in Avondale, Ariz

AZRE Magazine United States healthcare is on the brink of change. Soaring costs, advanced technology, a sudden influx of newly insured patients delivered by the Affordable Care Act, and, especially, new thinking about the optimum way to provide the best healthcare, make up the critical mass to power the transformation. As the delivery model evolves, [...]

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Foreclosures may raise neighbors’ blood pressure, study finds

Posted By   /  May 13, 2014  /  Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Dina ElBoghdady | Thw Washington Post The stress of living near a foreclosed home may increase a person’s chances of developing high blood pressure, according to research published Monday in an American Heart Association journal called Circulation. While foreclosures are known to drag down the values of neighboring properties, the new research suggests that [...]

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