Arizona has denied the use of a drug combination for medical abortions.
Researchers at ASU's Biodesign Institute pioneered the use of tobacco plants to produce antibodies.
Nothing in Arizona law precludes using an electronic cigarette where real cigarettes are banned.
A small portable driver for its temporary artificial heart is OK'ed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court on Wednesday put Arizona’s new abortion law on hold, at least for the time being.
PHOENIX — New restrictions on drug-induced abortions will take effect this morning as had been scheduled.
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.
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.
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.
Drug poisoning now exceeds car accidents as the No. 1 cause of unintentional death in Arizona.
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.
Tucson-based SynCardia Systems Inc. has raised another $14 million to bankroll development of its artificial heart and related products.
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.
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.
A “bionic man” showcased in a Smithsonian Channel documentary and exhibit was designed as an artificial human, though it lacks several working organs.
The Food Network said Friday it's dumping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted the first of two videotaped apologies online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having used racial slurs in the past.
The 66-year-old Savannah kitchen cel…