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Sunday Feature: Go ahead and complain. It might be good for you.

Posted by   /  January 25, 2020  /  Featured News, Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

A mantra to embrace: “This sucks I’m unhappy with what’s going on.”/ Illustration Credit: Angus Greig By Micaela Marini Higgs | The New York Times We’ve all done it: Whether it’s about traffic, our boss or our partner’s annoying habits, complaining “is just something we do, like breathing — though hopefully not as often,” said Robin […]

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Barrow Women’s Board raises record $8.3 million through 2020 Barrow Grand Ball

Posted by   /  January 25, 2020  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

Sonntag Spine Center Donors with Dr. Volker Sonntag – Ann Denk, Tahnia McKeever, Dr. Volker Sonntag, Mary Ellen McKee, Sandy Hecomovich, and Amy Thurston/Photo by Jared Platt Funds support research innovation in spine medicine and the neurosciences Independent Newsmedia The Women’s Board of the Barrow Neurological Foundation raised a record $8.3 million for Barrow Neurological […]

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SUNDAY FEATURE: U.S., Arizona life expectancy fell, driven by deaths of younger people

Posted by   /  January 11, 2020  /  Featured News, Health Care  /  No Comments

Adelphi University By Lindsay Walker | Cronkite News  After decades of steady increases, life expectancy in the U.S. ticked down slightly over three recent years, a drop attributed to a rise in “cause-specific” deaths like suicides and drug overdoses among those aged 25 to 64. The same was true in Arizona where, even though life […]

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Arizona families caught in middle of debate over ‘conversion therapy’ ban; Rose Law Group Family Attorney Audra Petrolle approves of the ban

Posted by   /  January 3, 2020  /  Family Law, Health Care  /  No Comments

 Thurston is candid about going from seemingly having it all — a husband and four beautiful children, to nearly losing it all when she realized she was gay./Source: Elena Thurston By Nicole Crites | 3TV/CBS 5 The American Medical Association is calling for a nationwide ban on “conversion therapy,” and in a landmark move later […]

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Lawmaker wants health care providers to disclose morals, beliefs

Posted by   /  December 30, 2019  /  2020 Legislature, Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times A two-term state lawmaker wants to force health care providers to disclose – up front – whether they won’t provide certain medical services or products based on their religious beliefs. Pamela Powers Hannley The proposal by Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley, D-Tucson, would not force […]

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Amazon’s race to build a fast delivery network: ‘The human cost of this is too much’

Posted by   /  December 28, 2019  /  Featured News, Health Care, Technology, Transportation  /  No Comments

New documents and interviews reveal how time after time, the e-commerce giant put speed, profit, and explosive growth before public safety  Demonstrators hold signs outside Jeff Bezos’s penthouse during a protest in New York City on Dec. 2./ Bloomberg / Getty Images By Ken Bensinger, Caroline O’Donovan, James Bandler, Patricia Callahan, Doris Burke | ProPublica and […]

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How to stay sane in an election year

Posted by   /  December 24, 2019  /  2020 Elections, Health Care  /  No Comments

Illustration by John Tomac By Avi Klein | Apple News Every election season, our merciless news cycle starts taking people hostage. I’ve been a therapist for about ten years, and many sessions that would normally revolve around my patients’ personal struggles suddenly acquire a political flavor—an argument with a racist uncle, nightmares about getting fired […]

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Leo Corbet, former Arizona Senate president and longtime transplant advocate, dies at 83

Posted by   /  December 23, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

 Leo Corbet speaks at a press conference at the Duley Jones Gallery in downtown Scottsdale, endorsing Roselyn O’Connell for U.S. Congress on July 20, 2004. /Photo: Mike Rynearson By John D’Anna | Arizona Republic  Former Arizona Senate President Leo Corbet, who was kept alive by an artificial heart for 90 days while awaiting a transplant […]

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11 Arizona first responders have taken their own lives this year

Posted by   /  December 18, 2019  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

Facebook Photo/100 Club By Ali Vetnar | KTAR Between sleep deprivation and post -traumatic stress disorder, Arizona first responders are hurting. The state has lost 11 public safety members to suicide in the first 11 months of the year, according to President and CEO of the 100 Club of Arizona Angela Harrolle. “Often it is […]

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Here’s where healthcare construction is booming in Arizona

Posted by   /  December 11, 2019  /  Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

The 210,000-square-foot HonorHealth Sonoran Crossing Medical Center. AZBigMedia AZBigMedia The Phoenix market is growing rapidly, and to meet that growing population, healthcare companies are in the midst of a healthcare construction boom of their own. In the north part of the Valley, work is currently ongoing on HonorHealth’s sixth hospital, the 210,000-square-foot HonorHealth Sonoran Crossing Medical Center. […]

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