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Sinema, Biggs discuss health care changes

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

By Isaac Windes | Arizona Capitol Times U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, a freshman congressman who previously served as President of the Arizona State Senate, said despite the failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act, he expects action on this issue after the congressional break. “Something is going to get done, and I would imagine that […]

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Queen Creek begins annexation process with Banner Ironwood Medical Center

Posted by   /  April 14, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Public hearing scheduled for April 19 in Queen Creek Queen Creek Independent The Queen Creek Town Council has approved a pre-annexation agreement with Banner Health’s Banner Ironwood Medical Center, 37000 N. Gantzel Road, south of Combs Road, in San Tan Valley. The pre-annexation agreement begins the formal annexation process. The town and Banner Health began […]

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Trying to understand something un-understandable: Suicide

Posted by   /  April 10, 2017  /  Featured News, Health Care, Rose Law Group  /  2 Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer | Rose Law Group Reporter A survey published this morning in The Salt Lake Tribune found more than a third of Utahns know someone who died by suicide, 42 percent know someone who tried. Along side the report, this headline: “Doctor who drowned his wife found dead at Utah […]

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Doctors weighing legal challenge to new abortion law

Posted by   /  April 10, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Katie Campbell | Arizona Capitol Times A legal challenge is likely against a measure mandating that doctors try to do everything possible to save the life of a baby born alive. Dr. Julie Kwatra, legislative chairwoman of the Arizona chapter of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, said she cannot imagine the legislation […]

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[SUNDAY FEAURE] Iraq War vet says Mesa landlord blocks PTSD treatment

Posted by   /  April 2, 2017  /  Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Jim Walsh | Tribune Staff Writer Retired U.S. Air Force Sgt. Tim Evans just wants the help he desperately needs – the help he earned – at a Veterans Administration Office in Payson. After a career as a military dog handler and six months on the front lines in Iraq, Evans just needs to […]

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60-unit boutique assisted-living in north Phoenix

Posted by   /  March 27, 2017  /  Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange A local owner/developer will begin making a dent in north Phoenix’s lack of senior assisted-living centers this summer when it starts construction on the 60-unit boutique Emerald Bay Senior Living community on Greenway Road east of 40th Street. Phoenix City Council approved Emerald Bay Senior Living LLC’s request […]

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Pharma company that spent $500,000 trying to keep pot illegal in Arizona just got DEA approval for synthetic marijuana

Posted by   /  March 26, 2017  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Health Care, Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Christopher Ingraham | The Washington Post Insys Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company that was one of the chief financial backers of the opposition to marijuana legalization in Arizona last year, received preliminary approval from the Drug Enforcement Administration this week for Syndros, a synthetic marijuana drug. Related: Arizona-based drug manufacturer involved in prescription drug scandal […]

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Republicans Biggs, Gosar help sink ‘Obamacare’ repeal

Posted by   /  March 25, 2017  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Ronald J. Hansen |The Republic At least two Arizona Republicans joined the state’s four Democrats in the U.S. House to help torpedo the GOP’s health-care plan Friday in a move that seemingly ends efforts to reshape the nation’s health-care system. House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the American Health Care Act without a vote as […]

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Arizona voter initiatives aim to legalize all drugs, yes, all drugs

Posted by   /  March 24, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

KTAR One Arizona organization is seeking to legalize all criminal drugs around the state, according to two voter initiative applications filed with Secretary of State Michele Reagan. I-13-2018, filed by an organization called RAD Final, aims to re-legalize all drugs, “including marijuana, heroin, cocaine, LSD and peyote.” “This initiative is 100 percent complete legalization of […]

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TGen to buy downtown Phoenix research building from city

Posted by   /  March 23, 2017  /  Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Brenna Goth | The Republic The genomic research center will buy the city-owned building after an earlier deal fell through. TGen will purchase the namesake research tower Phoenix built for the organization more than a decade ago, after a deal between the city and another buyer fell through last year. The Phoenix City Council […]

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