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2 face drug charges in Pinal County

2 face drug charges in Pinal County

Pinal County authorities have arrested two accused drug dealers in separate incidents in Florence.

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Upcoming arthritis lecture focuses on joint replacement

Upcoming arthritis lecture focuses on joint replacement

A free lecture about joint replacement surgery is scheduled Sept. 3.

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Lawsuit challenges state limits on pot use for PTSD

Lawsuit challenges state limits on pot use for PTSD

Groups wants limits on how often PTSD patients can use the drug removed.

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Carondelet Health Network to pay $35M in false claims probe

Carondelet Health Network to pay $35M in false claims probe

Feds: Tucson hospitals submitted false claims to Medicare, other programs.

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Innovative Ebola treatment has ASU roots

Innovative Ebola treatment has ASU roots

ASU's Charles Arntzen pioneered the plant biotechnology that led to an Ebola treatment.

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Health briefs

Health briefs

The Southern Arizona Psychological Association is hosting an event on Friday, Aug. 15 focusing on medical marijuana

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The hardest type of parenting on the planet

The hardest type of parenting on the planet

What is “Reverse parenting”? This upside-down family configuration occurs when an adult child must assume care for a parent because the parent can no longer care for himself or herself. To my way of thinking, this is the hardest type of parenting on the planet.

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Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Minors must now have a prescription to purchase most OTC remedies.

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Ousted UA surgery chief’s hearing to be public

Ousted UA surgery chief’s hearing to be public

Dr. Rainer Gruessner will argue against his termination at an Aug. 5 hearing.

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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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UA doctor helped set hand, face organ donation rules

UA doctor helped set hand, face organ donation rules

Dr. Warren C. Breidenbach III  of Tucson helped develop new national transplant policies.

July 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Franks, ‘Duck Dynasty’ family raise cleft palate awareness

Franks, ‘Duck Dynasty’ family raise cleft palate awareness

Arizona congressman praises 10-year-old girl's courage.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Steller: Tucson doctors push baseless migrant-disease hysteria

Steller: Tucson doctors push baseless migrant-disease hysteria

Two physicians are stretching common sense to the breaking point.

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Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Study was for working-age population from 2006 to 2010.

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News and notes

News and notes

News from Northwest Medical Center and Raytheon Missile Systems. 

July 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Court: Hospitals can be sued for elder abuse

Court: Hospitals can be sued for elder abuse

Vulnerable adults are at risk everywhere, Arizona Supreme Court rules.

June 30, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

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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Study examines effects of arguing on couples' health

UA grad student looks at how arguing affects long-term health.

June 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Iggy and Isa need a home

Iggy and Isa need a home

 Isa and Iggy are two of the cutest pups you'll ever meet — maybe a mix of pug/boxer or some-such.

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Nogales port agents seize meth hidden inside accordion

Nogales port agents seize meth hidden inside accordion

Drugs have street value of nearly $14,000.

June 26, 2014 11:46 am Photos

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