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Physicians advocate for regulated cannabis; PTSD study okayed

Posted by   /  April 21, 2016  /  Government and Politics, Health Care, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer As stated in its “Declaration of Principles,” Doctors for Cannabis Regulation believes cannabis prohibition is harmful, causes far more harm than good and should instead be regulated like alcohol and tobacco. “Prohibition is harmful, ineffective and unnecessary, the physicians group said. The publication says cannabis regulation would permit legalization […]

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Hold your breath: Phoenix ranked among most polluted cities in the nation

Posted by   /  April 21, 2016  /  Energy and Environment, Health Care  /  No Comments

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KTAR Phoenix has been ranked among the most polluted cities in the nation, according to a recent report from the American Lung Association. The association’s 2016 “State of the Air” report found that the Valley of the Sun ranked No. 5 for most polluted city nationwide for ozone, decreasing only slightly from levels recorded in […]

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2 Ariz. cities among top 10 for housing affordability, clean air

Posted by   /  April 15, 2016  /  Energy and Environment, Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Hanley Wood Data Studio Not all American cities are created equally when it comes to air quality, and some of the most environmentally friendly metros aren’t always the most affordable. So, where can buyers go to find the healthiest areas with the most reasonable prices? Continued:

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Rose Law Group Reporter Hero of the Week

Posted by   /  April 13, 2016  /  Health Care, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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7 2-year-old Tucson woman, dog survived 9 days in Arizona wilderness By Danielle Quijada | The Arizona Republic A 72-year-old woman and her dog survived in the Gila County wilderness for nine days before being rescued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety on Saturday. Ann Rodgers and her dog survived by drinking pond water […]

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Risks of concussion in youth ice hockey spur reforms, concerns

Posted by   /  April 5, 2016  /  Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

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By Blake Benard | Cronkite News Michael Slavik is all smiles as he walks to the ice with his teammates. “That’s him right there. This is actually his second night back on the ice,” said his mother, Stephanie Slavik, as she points to the teenager coming out of the locker room. Slavik is a mother […]

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Ducey signs abortion drug bill that skirts new protocol

Posted by   /  April 2, 2016  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Erik Eckholm | The New York Times One day after the Food and Drug Administration relaxed its guidelines for use of an abortion-inducing drug, Arizona’s Republican governor, Doug Ducey, signed a bill on Thursday requiring abortion clinics to follow the earlier protocol, which medical experts have described as outdated, overly restrictive and less healthy […]

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Rose Law Group Heroes of the Week

Posted by   /  March 30, 2016  /  Featured News, Health Care, Rose Law Group, Transportation  /  No Comments

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Strangers on a plane gave a dying woman a chance to say goodbye By Dianna M. Nanez | The Arizona Republic Rex Ridenoure searched for a good seat in the airport terminal and immediately wished he had a drink, preferably whiskey, to help him face what he knew would be a long flight filled with […]

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When the Legislature is in charge of your life — and death

Posted by   /  March 29, 2016  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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From the Rose Law Group Growlery By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Legislation to permit some terminally ill Arizona adults to voluntarily end their lives with medical assistance was dead on arrival for the current session of the state Legislature. SB1136, called the Arizona End-of-Life Decisions Act, was blocked in the Senate Health and Human […]

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Banks ramp up push for home equity lines

Posted by   /  March 28, 2016  /  Dealmaker, Economy, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Annamaria Andriotis| The Wall Street Journal At hardware stores along the U.S. East Coast in recent weeks, TD Bank has been trying to persuade shoppers to think bigger than paint and plumbing supplies: The bank wants them to start taking cash out of their homes again. The TD Bank tour bus, equipped with a […]

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Banner to invest $1 billion for facilities in Tucson, Phoenix

Posted by   /  March 28, 2016  /  Dealmaker, Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Ken Alltucker | The Arizona Republic Banner will invest nearly $1 billion in clinics and new teaching-hospital towers in Tucson and Phoenix, and offices for managers and department leaders at the Tucson hospital tower, officials said. The Banner-UA deal, completed in March 2015, requires the Phoenix-based health system spend $500 million over five years […]

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