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San Tan girl fights to keep horse

Posted By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Equine News, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Angie Holdsworth | ABC15.com A San Tan Valley girl is at risk of losing her best friend. It’s a friend who was with her during the worst of times. Ellie Yar was diagnosed with a brain tumor about a year and a half ago. “I had surgery then radiation treatment,” she said. Ellie, like [...]

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CARTOON OF THE WEEK

Posted By   /  March 28, 2014  /  Government and Politics, Health Care, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

The Obamacare report card by Matt Wuerker

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Study: Pinal among healthiest counties

Posted By   /  March 26, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Maricopa County is the second-healthiest county in Arizona, according to the fifth annual County Health Rankings released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Santa Cruz County ranks healthiest in Arizona and Gila County is the least healthy of all 15 counties in the state, according to RWJF’s [...]

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One hearing, two dramas in Hobby Lobby case

Posted By   /  March 25, 2014  /  Courts, Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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SCOTUSblog The Supreme Court, in a one-hour, twenty-eight minute session Tuesday, staged something like a two-act play on a revolving stage: first the liberals had their chance and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy gave them some help, and then the scene shifted entirely, and the conservatives had their chance — and, again, Kennedy provided them with [...]

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Feds make ‘historic’ decision about medical marijuana, but Arizona bill blocked, says Ryan Hurley, Director of Rose Law Group Medical Marijuana Department

Posted By   /  March 18, 2014  /  Government and Politics, Health Care, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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By Matthew Perrone | AP The federal government has signed off on a long-delayed study looking at marijuana as a treatment for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, a development that drug researchers are hailing as a major shift in U.S. policy. The Department of Health and Human Services’ decision surprised marijuana advocates who have struggled [...]

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Obama requires insurers to guarantee health coverage to all married same-sex couples

Posted By   /  March 17, 2014  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Andrew Cray | Think Progress New guidance released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Friday offers crucial protections to same-sex couples purchasing insurance coverage, including through the Marketplaces established by the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. The announcement comes on the heels of several incidences in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, [...]

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Life and death in the Arizona Legislature; Rose Law Group Employment attorney David Weissman weighs in on bills’ moral issues

Posted By   /  February 16, 2014  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Health Care, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

Christina Corieri of the Goldwater Institute told the House Reform and Human Services Committee the FDA is the arbiter of life and death.

By Phil Riske, managing editor | Rose Law Group Reporter (Disclosure: The editor and his brother were asked by their dying brother if they would assist his suicide if he decided to take his own life. It did not come to that, however.) STATE CAPITOL — Live or die: That is the question. Arizona lawmakers [...]

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[EDITORIAL] Marijuana has gone mainstream? Here’s how to tell; Video of Ryan Hurley, director of the Rose Law Group Medical Marijuana Dept.

Posted By   /  February 6, 2014  /  Health Care, Medical Marijuana, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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By Editorial board | The Arizona Republic The crusade to legalize marijuana has been in full tilt for decades, reaching its zenith when Colorado and Washington legalized recreational pot in 2012. Well before medical marijuana stuck its camel’s nose under the tent, cops and courts were easing up on casual use, probably preparing for the [...]

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Rules for equal health coverage by employers remain elusive

Posted By   /  January 19, 2014  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Robert Pear | The New York Times The Obama administration is delaying enforcement of another provision of the new health care law, one that prohibits employers from providing better health benefits to top executives than to other employees. Tax officials said they would not enforce the provision this year because they had yet to [...]

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Republican lawmaker proposes repealing Medicaid expansion

Posted By   /  January 17, 2014  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

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By Evan Wyloge | Arizona Capitol Times Rep. Adam Kwasman, R-Oro Valley, introduced legislation Thursday that would repeal Arizona’s Medicaid expansion, reversing the outcome of the most contentious legislative fight of 2013. Although the makeup of the state Legislature has not changed other than three Senators being replaced, and there has been no indication that [...]

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