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Most valley fever found in Arizona; Pinal, Pima, Maricopa counties hardest hit

Posted by   /  January 29, 2016  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Anthony Marroquin | Cronkite News Marv Freeman had lost interest in almost everything. He was constantly exhausted, dehydrated, and had begun to lose some of his balance. The doctors told him he just had a cold, or the flu. His wife knew something else was at play. And so they kept visiting more doctors, […]

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Kindergarten sex ed and other legislative parenting

Posted by   /  January 26, 2016  /  Government and Politics, Health Care, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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From the Rose Law Group Reporter Growlery By Phil Riske | Managing Editor (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted for discussion purposes only.)   Jack and Jill went up the hill To fetch a pail of water. They both came down still virginees Because the legislature mandated the birds and bees.   Leave it to […]

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Living and getting old in Arizona

Posted by   /  January 23, 2016  /  Economy, Featured News, Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Phil Riske | Managing Editor Nearly 16 percent of Arizona’s population is 65 years old and up, reports the U.S. Census Bureau. The state has the 10th highest percent of elderly people in the United States. So, you might figure Arizona would be high on the list of best state in which to grow […]

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‘Death with dignity’ legislation is back; opponents favor letting life run its course

Posted by   /  January 21, 2016  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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The Daily Courier A Democratic lawmaker has introduced a bill granting terminally ill patients the right to take their own lives with prescription life-ending drugs. The measure by Sen. Barbara McGuire, D-Kearny, says patients with an incurable disease and six months left to live can request medication to end their lives under the care of […]

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Coolidge city manager on leave after auto collision

Posted by   /  January 13, 2016  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Robby Gal | Casa Grande Dispatch City Manager Bob Flatley was noticeably absent from his seat at the Coolidge City Council meeting Monday night. The seat was taken by Jill Dusenberry, assistant city manager, who handled the duties of the city manager at the council meeting and will continue to do that while Flatley […]

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What Americans say would make them move

Posted by   /  January 12, 2016  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Health Care, Medical Marijuana, Real Estate, Transportation  /  No Comments

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Daily Real Estate News What states are the top picks for Americans looking to move? Oregon, Florida, California, Hawaii, Colorado, and New York, according to a new survey by Harris Poll of more than 2,200 U.S. adults. Besides looking at the most desired moving locations, the survey asked respondents to name their top reasons for […]

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Katie bar the door if millennials took over the Arizona Legislature

Posted by   /  January 10, 2016  /  Economy, Featured News, Government and Politics, Health Care, Immigration, Medical Marijuana, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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By Phil Riske | Managing Editor The Arizona Legislature is almost a “carbon copy” of state age demographics, reports The Arizona Republic: 15.5 percent of the legislature is age 65 or older, compared with 15.9 percent for Arizona as measured by a 2014 U.S. census estimate. But the legislature’s median age is nearly two decades […]

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Large senior living complex coming to Gilbert

Posted by   /  January 5, 2016  /  Dealmaker, Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Dallas-based Prevarian Senior Living plans to break ground this week on an $18.2 million senior living facility in Gilbert. Called Savanna House, the 119,000-square-foot assisted living and memory care facility will offer three memory care neighborhoods, each catering to residents who are living with different stages of Alzheimer’s […]

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Tucson calls on state for ‘death with dignity’ law

Posted by   /  December 16, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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The Range The City of Tucson has joined the “death with dignity” movement, and is asking the Arizona Legislature to craft a state law that will allow terminally ill adults to decide when and how they will die. In a “memorial” the council members unanimously passed Tuesday night, they ask lawmakers to consider enacting a […]

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Arizona nurses push for law giving them doctors’ privileges

Posted by   /  December 9, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Karen Loschiavo and Luige del Puerto | Arizona Capitol Times After a contentious hearing that lasted more than five hours Monday, the Senate and House’s health committees approved a proposal to expand the scope of practice of advanced practice nurses and allow them to have, in specific instances, the same privileges as physicians. The […]

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