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The Mayo Clinic School of Medicine — Arizona campus launches in Scottsdale

Posted by   /  July 20, 2017  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

Scottsdale Independent The Mayo Clinic School of Medicine — Arizona Campus has opened its doors to an inaugural class of 50 first-year medical students. This pursuit by the Mayo Clinic, which has been six years in the making, expands one of the most highly sought-after, affordable medical schools in the country to the Valley of […]

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McCain diagnosed with brain cancer; family asks for prayers

Posted by   /  July 20, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Ben Moffat | Cronkite News Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his doctors said Wednesday, less than a week after he was hospitalized for removal of a suspicious blood clot over his left eye. A statement from the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, where McCain underwent the blood-clot surgery Friday, said […]

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Flake: McCain ‘sounded great,’ as experts debate severity of condition

Posted by   /  July 19, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Joe Gilmore and Emma Lockhart | Cronkite News Tuesday, July 18, 2017 WASHINGTON – Sen. Jeff Flake said fellow Arizona Sen. John McCain “sounded great” in a phone conversation Monday, just three days after McCain underwent surgery to have a blood clot removed from above his left eye. “I hope that we can get […]

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McCain’s surgery might be more serious than thought, experts say

Posted by   /  July 17, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Denise Grady and Robert Pear | The New York Times The condition for which Senator John McCain had surgery on Friday may be more serious than initial descriptions have implied, and it may delay his return to Washington by at least a week or two, medical experts said on Sunday. The Senate majority leader, […]

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There’s no rest in the quest to be the best

Posted by   /  July 16, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Economy, Health Care, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

Is 1 success for 3 tries good enough? From the Rose Law Group Growlery By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer hen I was in high school, my dad told me he didn’t care what career I chose, “just try to be the best.” When I didn’t try or fell short of best, I paid psychological […]

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After N.F.L. concussion settlement, feeding frenzy of lawyers and lenders

Posted by   /  July 16, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

By Ken Belson | The New York Times alter Carter, who played for the Raiders and the Buccaneers, has heard from at least a dozen companies pitching services. The sales pitches were filled with urgency and emphasized familiarity. Act now or risk missing out on millions of dollars. Trust us because we are part of the […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] The lawyer, the addict

Posted by   /  July 16, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Health Care  /  No Comments

A high-powered Silicon Valley attorney dies. His ex-wife investigates and finds a web of drug abuse in his profession By Eilene Zimmerman | The New York Times In July 2015, something was very wrong with my ex-husband, Peter. His behavior over the preceding 18 months had been erratic and odd. He could be angry and […]

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McCain’s surgery will delay Senate votes on health care bill

Posted by   /  July 16, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Robert Pear | The New York Times The Senate will delay votes on a bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, announced Saturday night, because of a new obstacle to winning enough support for one of the Republican Party’s most cherished goals. Mr. McConnell said the Senate would […]

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Governors from both parties denounce Senate Obamacare repeal bill

Posted by   /  July 15, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

Ducey calls for leadership and governance By Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns | The New York Times PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The nation’s governors, gathered here for their annual summer meeting, came out strongly on Friday against the new Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, turning up the pressure on Republican leaders struggling to […]

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Two Republican lawmakers, Phoenix chamber oppose health care bill

Posted by   /  July 14, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Chris Benincaso | Cronkite News Thursday, July 13, 2017 PHOENIX – A group of Republican legislators, business leaders and doctors in Arizona joined a continuing chorus of opposition to the national health-care bill Thursday, saying it would slash state Medicaid coverage for seniors, children and veterans. Arizona Republican legislators Heather Carter and Michelle Udall, […]

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