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Rose Law Group Reporter’s Top 10 Headlines Linked by Eating

Posted by   /  May 26, 2015  /  Health Care, Media and Entertainment, Off-Beat News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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(Editor’s note: Phoenix media are obsessed with eatery news. Most of these headlines were among dozens in the past two weeks about eating out.) 10. 20 restaurants in metro Phoenix to celebrate the graduate 9. Review: FrinGo’s Kitchen tasty, filling Puerto Rican food 8. DeSoto Central Market in Phoenix Serves Great Food but Has Some […]

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ASU students first to beat pros in Arizona journalism contest [VIDEO]

Posted by   /  May 16, 2015  /  Health Care, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

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By Kaila White | The Republic | azcentral.com Erin O’Connor had no idea that his documentary on heroin in Arizona was entered in an awards contest. He estimated spending 1,000 hours or more on it over the course of five months, but it never crossed his mind to submit “Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona.”

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ABC 15 exposes abuse at state hospital; 2 placed on leave

Posted by   /  May 16, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Health Care, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

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By Craig Harris | The Republic | azcentral.com 2:22 p.m. MST May 15, 2015 The Arizona Department of Health Services’ new director has placed the State Hospital’s chief executive and another top official on administrative leave amid a Phoenix TV station’s investigation into the facility for severely mentally ill patients. Donna Noriega, the hospital’s CEO, […]

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Governor Doug Ducey Announces Director for the Department of Health Services

Posted by   /  May 14, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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NEWS RELEASE – Governor’s Office PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of Dr. Cara Christ as director of the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). “Dr. Christ has been instrumental to the Department of Health Services for nearly a decade,” said Governor Ducey. “She brings a proven record of leadership and success […]

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Gay couples tie the knot for health benefits

Posted by   /  May 13, 2015  /  Courts, Employment Law, Family Law, Government and Politics, Health Care, Law  /  No Comments

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By Rachel Emma Silverman | The Wall Street Journal Wedding bells will ring later this year if the Supreme Court decides that gay couples are constitutionally entitled to marry. But health insurance, more than romance, may nudge some couples down the aisle. Amid a push that has made same-sex marriage legal in 37 states and […]

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Prescott has cleanest air in America, says Lung Association

Posted by   /  May 10, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Energy and Environment, Health Care  /  No Comments

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  By Cindy Barks | The Daily Courier PRESCOTT – The adage of “clean mountain air” is no myth in the Prescott area. A report from the American Lung Association recently ranked Prescott as number 1 on its list of the 12 U.S. cities with the cleanest air. That means that when it comes to […]

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Mayo Clinic joins effort to tackle concussion issues with youth football

Posted by   /  May 4, 2015  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

The concussion crisis in college and professional football has prompted Pop Warner and the Mayo Clinic to partner. /Cronkite News Photo by Ben Brown

By Nick Smith | Cronkite News Brian Brooks still remembers the first time he watched his son sustain a head injury playing tackle football. The hit left 10-year-old Carson down on the field, injured – and Brian with a parent’s worst nightmare. “Of course, my first impulse was to run down to the field immediately,” […]

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Maricopa Medical Center to be razed, rebuilt; and other MIHS projects

Posted by   /  May 4, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Luci Scott | Arizona Builder’s Exchange The 449-bed Maricopa Medical Center at 2601 E. Roosevelt will be demolished and replaced by a new, slightly smaller hospital. Also, a new behavioral health hospital will be built, as will several new inpatient clinics, these probably in the East Valley, West Valley and north Phoenix. The projects, […]

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‘Bright future ahead’ for Pinal area communities, says development official

Posted by   /  April 29, 2015  /  Economy, Featured News, Health Care  /  No Comments

Casa Grande has grown to be the largest community in western Pinal County since its incorporation in 1915.

By Kayne Crison | TriValley Independent Though the country continues to struggle in the midst of the current slow economy, there are signs that we are on the road to recovery. Because the current recession began with a housing market bubble that suddenly burst, many of us look to the number of home sales and […]

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Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by   /  April 28, 2015  /  Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

Kirk Gibson’s 1988 season is most remembered for his first and only plate appearance of the World Series.  Suffering from a stomach virus and injuries to both legs, Gibson limped to the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game One with the Dodgers trailing 4-3.  Representing the winning run, Gibson hit a home run off Oakland Athletics star closer Dennis Eckersley, giving Los Angeles the win and the 1-0 series lead.

By Nick Piecoro | The Arizona Republic Former Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson, a former MVP and World Series hero, announced Tuesday he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Gibson, who helped the Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Dodgers win championships as a player and led the Diamondbacks to the playoffs as manager in 2011, had […]

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