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Mesa zoning board denies location for drug detox facility

Posted by   /  February 27, 2015  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Richard H. Dyer | Independent Newspapers Phillip Westbrooks has owned and operated a substance-abuse and detoxification-treatment center in downtown Mesa since 2003. He plans to construct a building to replace an adjacent home that he owns to move 10 beds there for patients. His plans were discussed at the Feb. 17-18 study sessions and […]

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Notable Lyric: Glen Campbell in 2013 song to his wife

Posted by   /  February 21, 2015  /  Health Care, QUOTES  /  No Comments

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Glen Campbell now lives in an assisted living facility in Nashville suffering from advanced Alzheimer’s disease.  

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Smokers may still get a job with Pima County; county offers help for them

Posted by   /  February 17, 2015  /  Employment Law, Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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The Pima Board of Supervisors voted down a move to ban hiring smokers. The ban proposal was an attempt to save money on health care costs, however, the board agreed to charge a 30 percent insurance premium surcharge to employees who smoke or use a tobacco product, but if the employee takes a smoking cessation, […]

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Barnet Dulaney eyes $15M Sun City medical campus

Posted by   /  February 17, 2015  /  Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center and a group of doctors are teaming up to develop a retail medical campus in Sun City. The medical group is the managing member of the Sun City Development Group, a combination of investors and providers at the new campus, including the Maxwell Group, […]

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Arizona’s health director announces resignation

Posted by   /  February 13, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Mary Jo Pitzl, The Republic | azcentral.com 2015 Will Humble is stepping down as director of the state Department of Health Services after 23 years with the agency. Humble said his resignation was voluntary, effective March 3. Gov. Doug Ducey accepted the resignation, saying through his spokesman that he “greatly appreciated” Humble’s service and […]

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$30M health campus in the works near St. Joseph’s Westgate hospital

Posted by   /  February 11, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Dr. John Simon, the radiologist who founded SimonMed Imaging Inc., plans to develop a $30 million health campus next to St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center in Glendale. He said this project at the northwest corner of 99th and Glendale avenues would be the first comprehensive health care campus […]

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Proposed revisions in NFL concussion settlement unfair to certain players, says Rose Law Group attorney Jana Weltzin

Posted by   /  February 9, 2015  /  Courts, Featured News, Health Care, Rose Law Group, Sports  /  No Comments

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Rose Law Group Reporter On the day after Super Bowl 49, U.S. District Judge Anita Brody ordered sides to try to change their settlement proposal to increase eligibility for certain former players and their families, including the plan to cover neurological testing for all registered retirees. This is the second time Brody has called for […]

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Surgeon general says medical marijuana might be helpful in treating certain medical conditions

Posted by   /  February 8, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Health Care, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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By Julie Kliegman | BuzzFeed “We have some preliminary data showing that for certain medical conditions and symptoms, medical marijuana can be helpful,” said U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, who took up the post in December. “You have to use that data to drive policy-making.” But he’s not explicitly backing legalization. After Murthy’s interview, the […]

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[OP-ED] Live, from the nursing home

Posted by   /  February 2, 2015  /  Health Care, Media and Entertainment, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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By Bert Stratton | The New York Times (Editor’s notes: The author is the uncle of Rose Law Group founder Jordan Rose. Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Donald Hall, 86, a former poet laureate, probably captured the general mood when he wrote that nursing homes are “old-folks storage […]

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States that are best and worst at vaccinating kids

Posted by   /  January 30, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Christopher Ingraham | The Washington Post Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine are displayed on a counter at a Walgreens Pharmacy on January 26, 2015 in Mill Valley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) “Thank God for Mississippi,” the old saying goes. The idea here being that no matter how badly things are in your […]

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