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The top House Democrat fired the first salvo Tuesday at a ballot measure designed to stop lawmakers from limiting the health care choices of Arizonans.
Dr. Patricia Lindholm thought it was a great idea this year when Medicare announced it would cover free annual wellness visits for older people.
Take Care Clinics at Valley Walgreens are expanding services and offering assessment, treatment and management for chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, asthma and others, as well as additional preventive health services, according to a release.
Falling is one of the top causes of serious injury among those aged 65 and older. And for nearly 16,000 people in the U.S. in 2005, falls proved fatal, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
On Oct. 7 following the sixth and seventh murders of two small children who'd been on "the radar" of local police and Arizona Child Protective Services, Gov. Jan Brewer ordered the establishment of the Arizona Child Safety Task Force to examine the state's current policies and practices when it comes to protecting children.
A third of the deaths of children in Arizona last year were preventable, according to a new study issued Tuesday.
Joyce Gatson lost her only child to suicide.
NEW YORK - You may not be able to keep hackers or dishonest employees out of your credit card processors' office, but you can keep thieves from filching your credit card information from the garbage.
Knowing all the while that it’s impossible to prevent child abuse and neglect, hundreds of the state’s top child welfare experts have spent the better part of four months trying.
The routine is depressingly familiar. A child is murdered by a parent or caregiver. The community is shocked. A reporter begins nosing around. And behold — red flags had been flapping in the breeze for an inexcusably long time.
If we can set aside the political wrangling and focus on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), what becomes obvious is its critically important impact on women’s health.
Northwest Valley seniors may lose their primary-care doctors or be unable to find new ones if Congress doesn’t act to fix a Medicare reimbursement program. Arizona AARP officials outlined that potential scenario this week during a meeting with editors at the Daily News-Sun.
WASHINGTON - Sustained person-to-person spread of the bird flu or any other super-influenza strain anywhere in the world could prompt the United States to implement travel restrictions or other steps to block a brewing pandemic, say federal plans released Wednesday.
Experienced boat owners know that a fishing trip can be ruined long before their boat hits the water if precautions aren’t taken to prepare the towing rig for the trip.
You feel sick, go to the doctor, find out what’s wrong and get treated.
March 19, 2005
Working parents will lose help paying for child care, children may lose health insurance, the state risks violating a court order to improve juvenile jails, and abused kids could remain in danger under the $8.2 billion budget Arizona legislators approved Friday.
Home security used to be just about keeping bad guys out. Today the term encompasses an expanding list of services designed to protect homeowners from fire, accidental flooding and even themselves. Jennifer Geisler likes the security system she and her husband had added to their Gilbert home because it adds a level of comfort.
MINNEAPOLIS - The Diamondbacks realigned their bullpen a bit Friday, activating Mike Koplove from the disabled list, designating Scott Service for assignment and temporarily moving John Patterson to relief.
CareMore Health Plan, a Medicare Advantage plan for seniors, has opened a full-service, one-stop neighborhood senior health care facility in Mesa, and is generating new jobs.
WASHINGTON - The Dave Matthews Band is urging fans to push Congress to do more to ensure that U.S. troops coming home traumatized by combat get the help they need.
On the premise that trial lawyers’ behavior is wrecking their professional lives, a few doctors have refused to treat them and sometimes members of their families for nonemergency ills.
Facing a threatened $7.8 billion loss in federal funds, state lawmakers Thursday agreed to restore the health care they had previously cut for about 350,000 Arizonans.
When Rebecca Bryant, a coding specialist for Scottsdale Healthcare, was scheduled for knee replacement surgery last December she asked her employer if she could telecommute during her recovery.