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Court: Arizona hospitals not excluded from elder abuse claims

The justices rejected arguments that the law was always intended to cover things like nursing homes.

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Arizona puts data on hospital costs, procedures online

PHOENIX — Pregnant and want to avoid a cesarean section if at all possible? Having treatment done at a hospital and want to know the costs? The state Department of Health Services may be able to help.

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County: More patients using Arizona Medical Center's South Campus

Patient and surgical volumes at the University of Arizona Medical Center’s South Campus have gone up more than 100 percent in the last eight years, according to a county memorandum.

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Health briefs

New VETS Center opens near university 

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Oro Valley Hospital ER gets pediatric certification

Oro Valley Hospital recently became a pediatric prepared emergency care certified hospital by the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Green Valley Hospital to open in 2015

The Green Valley Hospital is moving forward and is slated to open in early 2015, according to a new website the hospital has created.

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Police: Chandler woman put fecal matter in husband's IV

Police: Chandler woman put fecal matter in husband's IV

CHANDLER — A Sun Lakes woman is accused of trying to kill her hospitalized husband by injecting fecal matter into his IV line, police in suburban Phoenix said Friday.

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5 things you didn't know about Northwest Medical Center's new surgical wing

5 things you didn't know about Northwest Medical Center's new surgical wing

On Monday, Northwest Medical Center opened a $50 million surgical wing that promises to greatly expand the hospital’s capabilities.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Photos: Boy swallowed by sand dune released from rehab

Photos: Boy swallowed by sand dune released from rehab

A 6-year-old Illinois boy who survived several hours buried under a sand dune in Indiana has been released from rehabilitative care at a children's hospital in Chicago. La Rabida Children's Hospital says Nathan Woessner (WAYZ'-ner) of Sterling was discharged Friday morning. He went to the …

July 26, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Geraldo Rivera

Geraldo Rivera

Sen. Edward M. "Teddy" Kennedy Jr., presents a $12,000 check to Douglas K. Kinsey, vice president for public affairs on Sunday, June 12, 1977 at Children's Hospital Medical Center making the formal dedication of one of the center's clean air rooms to young Kennedy in Boston. Teddy received t…

July 25, 2013 3:26 pm

Decontaminating patients cuts hospital infections

CHICAGO — Infections in U.S. hospitals kill tens of thousands of people each year, and many institutions fight back by screening new patients to see if they carry a dangerous germ, and isolating those who do. But a big study suggests a far more effective approach: Decontaminating every patie…

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Ex-state rep takes Obama health-overhaul post

Former state Rep. Matt Heinz is headed to Washington, D.C., to help the Obama administration roll out the Affordable Care Act.

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Prominent UA physician V. Fulginiti dies

Prominent UA physician V. Fulginiti dies

Pioneering Tucson pediatrician and internationally recognized scientist Dr. Vincent A. Fulginiti died of cancer March 19. He was 81.

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Prominent UA physician V. Fulginiti dies

Prominent UA physician V. Fulginiti dies

Vincent A. Fulginiti

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15 inmates injured in Tucson prison fight out of hospitals

Fifteen of 17 inmates injured in a fight at a Tucson prison have been released from hospitals and returned to prison.

March 04, 2013 10:25 am

Sierra Vista health center partners for new 100-bed hospital

The Sierra Vista Regional Health Center (SVRHC) has signed a letter of intent to partner with a Tennessee-based company to build a new 100-bed hospital at its current site.

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Supervisors give okay to planned Green Valley hospital

While there are still hurdles to the project, plans for a hospital in the Green Valley area moved forward today with a thumbs-up from county supervisors.

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Carondelet to open clinic in Sahuarita

The Carondelet Health Network is planning to build a multimillion-dollar primary care clinic in Sahuarita.

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Sick girl who left Phoenix hospital appears safe

PHOENIX — An 11-year-old leukemia patient whose whereabouts have been unclear since her mother unexpectedly took her from a Phoenix hospital last month appeared to be safe and cared for, according to an interview broadcast Wednesday.

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Pima's 1st flu case of season reported

A case of flu on Thanksgiving Day that involved a young patient could be Pima County's first influenza case in what looks to be a busy season.

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