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Botox bar gives 'shots' a new meaning

Botox bar gives 'shots' a new meaning

Skinjectables Anti-Aging Bar opens at St. Philip's Plaza.

September 24, 2014 11:15 am Photos

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Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona abortion case likely going to Supreme Court

Arizona has denied the use of a drug combination for medical abortions.

September 02, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Ebola treatment pioneered at ASU

Ebola treatment pioneered at ASU

Researchers at ASU's Biodesign Institute pioneered the use of tobacco plants to produce antibodies.

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Horne: E-cigs can't be treated like regular smokes

Horne: E-cigs can't be treated like regular smokes

Nothing in Arizona law precludes using an electronic cigarette where real cigarettes are banned.

July 31, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Tucson's SynCardia wins key FDA approval

Tucson's SynCardia wins key FDA approval

A small portable driver for its temporary artificial heart is OK'ed.

July 16, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Tucson-based SynCardia wins key FDA approval

Tucson-based SynCardia wins key FDA approval

After years of regulatory wrangling, Tucson-based SynCardia Systems Inc. has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a small portable driver for its temporary artificial heart.

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Court ruling: Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

Court ruling: Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

PHOENIX — Calling the measure likely illegal, a federal appeals court this morning blocked the state from telling doctors how they can and cannot use certain drugs for abortions.

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Hearing on new Arizona abortion restrictions set

Hearing on new Arizona abortion restrictions set

PHOENIX — Arizona heads back to court today in a bid to finally enforce its new restrictions on the use of certain drugs to terminate pregnancies.

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Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

PHOENIX — Citing everything from protecting women’s health to God’s opposition to the procedure, state senators gave final approval Wednesday to allowing unannounced warrantless inspection of abortion clinics.

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Appeals court grants temporary halt to new Ariz. abortion rules

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court on Wednesday put Arizona’s new abortion law on hold, at least for the time being.

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Judge rejects bid to delay new abortion rules in Arizona

PHOENIX — New restrictions on drug-induced abortions will take effect this morning as had been scheduled.

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Federal judge in Tucson is asked to block abortion-drug restrictions

A state law regulating the use of drugs prescribed in medical abortions would put unfair obstacles in the paths of women seeking abortions, opponents of the law argued in federal court in Tucson on Wednesday.

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Funding option for University of Arizona pot study suddenly gone

PHOENIX — A Phoenix Republican lawmaker is using her power to singlehandedly kill a House-passed bill that could provide the necessary funds to have a study of possible beneficial effects of medical marijuana.

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Abortion curb should take effect as scheduled April 1, state argues

PHOENIX — An attorney for the state is asking a judge to rebuff a bid by abortion providers to prevent a new restriction  from taking effect as scheduled less than two weeks form now.

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Overuse of common medicine often contributes to drug poisonings

Drug poisoning now exceeds car accidents as the No. 1 cause of unintentional death in Arizona.

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Planned Parenthood fights impending limits on RU-486

Planned Parenthood fights impending limits on RU-486

PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will sharply restrict the ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.

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SynCardia raises $14M to develop heart

Tucson-based SynCardia Systems Inc. has raised another $14 million to bankroll development of its artificial heart and related products.

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Wichner: SynCardia's Ford tackles turnaround of heart-pump maker

Wichner: SynCardia's Ford tackles turnaround of heart-pump maker

Local entrepreneur and investor Rodger Ford joined artificial-heart maker SynCardia Systems in 2005 and helped the Tucson-based company raise money to develop key components and reach profitability.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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E-cigarette popularity outpaces regulation

E-cigarette popularity outpaces regulation

Arizona’s recent ban on e-cigarette sales to minors may sound sensible, but some lawmakers and health experts believe it’s actually a step in the wrong direction.

November 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Heart of 'bionic man' came from Tucson

Heart of 'bionic man' came from Tucson

A “bionic man” showcased in a Smithsonian Channel documentary and exhibit was designed as an artificial human, though it lacks several working organs.

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