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Is sunscreen the new margarine?

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

  By Rowan Jacobsen | Outside Online Current guidelines for sun exposure are unhealthy and unscientific, controversial new research suggests—and quite possibly even racist. How did we get it so wrong? These are dark days for supplements. Although they are a $30-plus billion market in the United States alone, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, […]

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Methadone clinic to open in the ’Slope

Posted by   /  January 10, 2019  /  Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Community Medical Services  North Central News The rumors were true—not only was Community Medical Services (CMS) looking for a location for another treatment center in the Sunnyslope area, but has, in fact, announced a new clinic will open by summertime at 1507 W. Hatcher Road. The property includes a […]

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Kavanagh goes after laetrile ban again

Posted by   /  January 4, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

  By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer A veteran lawmaker says the time is overdue to tell Arizonans they can’t legally use cyanide as a cancer treatment. Sen. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, said it was a mistake for lawmakers in the 1970s to decide it’s OK to sell laetrile in Arizona despite the fact that […]

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Report: Arizona kids more fit than U.S. kids, but U.S. is pretty sorry

Posted by   /  January 2, 2019  /  Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

  By Renata Cló | Cronkite News Arizona’s schoolkids are doing better than their peers nationally when it comes to physical activity, according to a national report card. But that’s nothing to brag about: The report card said kids nationwide are not even close to being active enough. The 2018 U.S. Report Card on Physical […]

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What the hell, legalize all drugs

Posted by   /  December 31, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times A Phoenix resident is seeking a public vote on a proposal to make Arizona the first state in the nation to effectively repeal all drug laws. And that even includes the ones that make it a crime to sell heroin to children. Travis VandenBrul […]

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7 things health experts said were good for you in 2018

Posted by   /  December 30, 2018  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

The Week Organic foods may reduce cancer risk. For almost five years, researchers in France regularly asked nearly 70,000 volunteers how often they ate organic fruit, vegetables, meat, and other products. During that period, the quarter of participants who ate the most organic foods were 25 percent less likely to get cancer than the quarter who […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE]  Beyond fire: 3 stories of survival

Posted by   /  December 23, 2018  /  By Phil Riske, Featured News, Health Care  /  No Comments

  By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Over the past week, there have been local news stories about horribly burned patients who have made miraculous recoveries. Isabella McCune of Phoenix spent her ninth birthday in the Arizona Burn Center, just one of the near 300 days. She underwent more than 100 surgical and medical procedures […]

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Electric scooters leaving a trail of broken bones, bruises

Posted by   /  December 19, 2018  /  Health Care, Transportation  /  No Comments

    By Cecilia Chan | East Valley Tribune The electric scooters making headway into Gilbert and the rest of the East Valley have been linked to fractures, sprains, bruises and abrasions – and even death. Doctors are dealing with the fallout from the popularity of the two-wheel rentals that can go as fast as […]

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Rose Law Group Hero: College friendship leads to new kidney for Clean Elections director

Posted by   /  December 12, 2018  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

  By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Clean Elections Executive Director Tom Collins’ badly needed kidney transplant came by way of an unexpected reunion with an old friend from his college days in Tucson. In the fall of 2017, Collins’ friends and family spread the word on social media that he needed a kidney transplant. […]

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University of Utah researchers identify 4 gene variants linked to heightened suicide risk

Posted by   /  December 9, 2018  /  Education, Featured News, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Ben Lockhart | Deseeret News University of Utah Health researchers have identified some genetic factors that may increase a person’s risk of dying by suicide, according to the results of a newly published study. Variants in four genes — known as APH1B, AGBL2, SP110 and SUCLA2 — were identified as being noticeably associated with […]

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