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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…
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…
Federal appeals court blocks Arizona abortion-drug law

Federal appeals court blocks Arizona abortion-drug law

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

June 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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.

June 03, 2014 11:04 amLoading…

Judges question Arizona's restrictions of abortion pills

Federal appellate judges this morning questioned the legal justification of Arizona lawmakers in restricting — if not banning outright — the ability of women to terminate a pregnancy using medication instead of surgery.

May 13, 2014 11:30 amLoading…
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.

May 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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.

April 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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.

April 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Proposed state funding not enough to start UA veterinary program, officials say

PHOENIX — Plans to create a veterinary school at the University of Arizona have hit a roadblock as state lawmakers approved just enough money to tease the idea but not enough to actually make it happen.

March 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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.

March 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Newly relocated bighorn found dead in Catalina Mountains

One of the bighorn sheep released into the wild in the Santa Catalina Mountains has been found dead.

November 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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.

October 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
C-Path’s tool for medical trials gets global market

C-Path’s tool for medical trials gets global market

Eight years after its founding, the Tucson-based Critical Path Institute is going global in a big way.

August 13, 2013 5:00 amLoading…

Surgical robots may not be worth the money

At least seven Tucson area hospitals have expensive da Vinci robots for surgery, but a new study released Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association says the robots may not be worth the money.

February 20, 2013 6:30 amLoading…
Testimony describes fatal butt-enhancement surgery at Pa. hotel

Testimony describes fatal butt-enhancement surgery at Pa. hotel

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia woman known as “the Black Madam” performed deadly cosmetic surgery on a London dancer in an airport hotel room, then used Krazy Glue to close the wounds and fled when the client went into respiratory distress, a witness testified Wednesday.

October 10, 2012 4:21 pmLoading…

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