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Lobbyist Training: Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Photo

Posted by   /  July 15, 2019  /  Health Care, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

5-year-old Grant Leonard was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes eight days before his second birthday. Now, he’s one of the 165 youth ambassadors who traveled to Washington D.C. as part of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Children’s Congress. 

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Micro-hospital slated in Cave Creek

Posted by   /  July 15, 2019  /  Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter A micro-hospital is being considered in Cave Creek. The proposed Cave Creek Hospital would provide emergency and other medical services. It is proposed for a 4-acre property on Carefree Highway between 52nd and 53rd streets. The land is currently vacant. United Real Estate Holdings LLC wants to […]

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Nurses are biggest beneficiaries of licensing fee waivers

Posted by   /  July 10, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

Photo from Mesa Community College By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror A program that allows low-income Arizonans to get started on their careers without paying fees for their state-issued occupational licenses has been a hit with people who are going into nursing. Under the 2017 law, first-time applicants from families that earn less than 200 […]

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Opioid legislation creating strain for Valley veterinarians, pets

Posted by   /  July 2, 2019  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

Stricter dispensing rules have been implemented by veterinary pharmacies./John Tlumack/Globe By Taylor Kinnerup | KTAR.com Opioid legislation in Arizona may be having a negative effect on Arizona pets. In June 2017, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey declared the high rates of opioid use and related deaths an epidemic. This led to the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act, […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] California vaccine-exemption crackdown amended to pull back on state control

Posted by   /  June 21, 2019  /  Health Care, Regional News  /  No Comments

As a surging number of California parents forgo required vaccines for their children because of health concerns, the lawmaker behind the state’s mandatory vaccination law wants to remove the power to grant those exemptions from individual doctors.Photo: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images By Dustin Gardiner | San Francisco Chronicle  The author of California legislation […]

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Arizona doctor, patient explain why access to opioids is necessary

Posted by   /  June 20, 2019  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

By Jessica Swarner | KTAR A pain management specialist and a patient suffering from chronic pain say that access to opioids is necessary to people who need them to manage their conditions. As Arizona and other states work to place more rules on opioid prescriptions, some patients are afraid they are being lumped in with […]

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A driven heart: Carolyn Jackson propels heart disease conversation

Posted by   /  June 20, 2019  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

Carolyn Jackson was at the helm of the 59th Annual Phoenix Heart Ball whereas Ms. Jackson — a Paradise Valley resident — will receive national recognition for her efforts to cure heart disease. Ms. Jackson and her husband Craig are pictured at the 2017 Phoenix Heart Ball. /File photo By Melissa Rosequist | Paradise Valley Independent […]

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After heat-related death, Attorney General Mark Brnovich says Arizona needs power shutoff law

Posted by   /  June 16, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Ryan Randazzo | Arizona Republic  Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said he supports enacting a law to prevent power cutoffs in hot weather, following the report of a woman who died in the heat after her power was cut off in Sun City West. Seventy-two-year-old Stephanie Pullman died in part from exposure to the […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Who should approve medical vaccine exemptions?

Posted by   /  June 13, 2019  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

Amid concerns over “fake” exemptions, California is debating a bill that would make public health officials sign off on them like they do in other states. Doctors support the legislation, but the Democratic governor has criticized it. By Mattie Quinn | Governing Once declared eradicated by vaccines, measles cases have resurged to their highest level […]

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A man is suing a Scottsdale cryonics company for $1M — and the return of his dad’s frozen head

Posted by   /  June 11, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Health Care, Off-Beat News, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Kurt Pilgeram of Dutton, Mont., is in a legal battle with a cryonics company that he claims mishandled his father’s remains. He would like his father’s head returned after the company seperated it from and cremated his father’s body, which Pilgeram says is a violation of the agreement between the company and his father. /Photo: […]

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