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Oh, death where is thy sting? Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Cartoon

Posted by   /  September 17, 2019  /  Health Care, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

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Veterinarians face unique issues that make suicide one of the profession’s big worries

Posted by   /  September 12, 2019  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

The job challenges that more than 70,000 veterinarians in the U.S. face have led to disproportionately high suicide rates./Getty Images/iStockphoto By Melissa Chan| TIME Dr. Will McCauley had just finished his shift at a small Dallas animal clinic when he went home, fed his pet pot-bellied pig and then held a loaded handgun to his […]

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Florence Hospital reopening

Posted by   /  September 12, 2019  /  Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Florence Hospital opens at 9 am on Monday. / Florence Reminder By Mark Cowling | Florence Reminder Hospital care is returning to Florence after an absence of 15 months with the opening of Florence Hospital at Hunt Highway and Franklin Road. The emergency room will be ready to take patients at 9 a.m. Monday, and […]

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Diamondbacks to extend Chase Field safety netting farther in 2020

Posted by   /  September 5, 2019  /  Health Care, Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

By Arizona Sports A fan cheers as Steven Souza Jr. of the Arizona Diamondbacks stands at bat in the fourth inning of the MLB game against the Atlanta Braves at Chase Field on September 6, 2018 in Phoenix./Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images Arizona Diamondbacks president and CEO Derrick Hall told a Phoenix radio show Thursday […]

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Like presidential hopefuls, Arizona Dems split on ‘Medicare for All’

Posted by   /  August 30, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

 A sign at a Medicare for All rally in Los Angeles in February 2017. /Photo by Molly Adams / Flickr/CC BY 2.0 By Katie O’Connor | Arizona Mirror A chasm is growing within the Democratic party over the most appropriate route to address the country’s struggling health care system.  Some want moderate policies that build […]

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Hospital group to challenge proposed ballot measure for pay hike

Posted by   /  August 28, 2019  /  Health Care  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times AHCCCS expansion on the ropes after federal matching funds decision The state’s hospital industry is gearing up to fight a ballot measure that would require its members give virtually all their employees a 20 percent pay hike over four years. Greg Ensell, spokesman for […]

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Arizona initiative drive would raise hospital workers’ pay, make other changes

Posted by   /  August 24, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Health Care  /  No Comments

Shutterstock By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star  A California union is funding a bid to convince Arizona voters to force hospitals here to pay their workers more. An initiative drive being launched Monday, Aug. 26 would mandate that everyone working at a hospital get an immediate 5 percent pay increase […]

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Barrow Concussion Survey: Fewer parents let kids play contact sports

Posted by   /  August 23, 2019  /  Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

“Football has long caused the most concern among parents of high school student-athletes, but it is clear that concussion fears are rising for other contact sports.” (Editor’s note: News releases are published as submitted unless there are errors of fact.) Amid growing concussion concerns, only 65 percent of Arizona parents say they will allow their […]

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Mexico judge approves recreational use of cocaine

Posted by   /  August 21, 2019  /  Featured News, Health Care  /  No Comments

A Colombian drug dealer prepares cocaine for street sale in Bogota, on September 20, 2013./Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Landmark ruling cites drug’s ability to provide ‘spirtual experiences By Ewan Palmer | Newsweek A judge in Mexico has approved two people to use cocaine recreationally in what has been described as a historic step toward ending the country’s […]

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Study: Arizona among the worst in vaccination rates

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

By Jim Small | Arizona Mirror Steve Benson By Jim Small | AZ Mirror An analysis of public health data finds that Arizona has been acutely affected by the rise of the anti-vaccination movement, and ranks No. 4 in the nation in granting the most exemptions to school children. Health care company e7 Health analyzed […]

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