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Arizona health director wants challenge to abortion law tossed out

Arizona health director wants challenge to abortion law tossed out

State health director said no doctor has been disciplined for breaking law.

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Tucson's RBar a winner in state tech challenge

Tucson's RBar a winner in state tech challenge

Plus other news briefs, including new chairman named for United Way campaign.

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Tucson diagnostics startup wins Euro mark

Tucson diagnostics startup wins Euro mark

Accelerate Diagnostics also says it has started enrollment in a preclinical study 

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To Your Good Health: Exercising after blood clot may be helpful

To Your Good Health: Exercising after blood clot may be helpful

Practical information on infectious diseases, public health, sports medicine and other topics.

June 07, 2015 7:40 pmLoading…
The tree tobacco is a toxic weed for some, others enjoy its flowers

The tree tobacco is a toxic weed for some, others enjoy its flowers

Like it or not, we already eat insects.

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It’s time to understand the science behind BPA

It’s time to understand the science behind BPA

The truth about the chemical bisphenol-A may help glass make a comeback.

March 29, 2015 7:15 pmLoading…
Ways to limit toxic arsenic in your food

Ways to limit toxic arsenic in your food

At high levels, arsenic raises your risk for many health-related problems.

March 22, 2015 7:56 pmLoading…
Marijuana munchies; cancer biopsy safety

Marijuana munchies; cancer biopsy safety

Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz answer readers' questions weekly.

March 22, 2015 7:35 pmLoading…
Arizona court: Patients can sue pharmaceuticals for fraud

Arizona court: Patients can sue pharmaceuticals for fraud

Consumer lawsuits against drug companies had not previously been allowed in Arizona.

January 29, 2015 1:24 pmLoading…
Burning belly fat; don't fall for the ‘hypo’ hype

Burning belly fat; don't fall for the ‘hypo’ hype

Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz answer readers' questions weekly.

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Helpful tips to avoid hidden trans fats

Helpful tips to avoid hidden trans fats

The FDA is considering declaring trans fat no longer "generally recognized as safe."

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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.

April 09, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

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