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EPA Proposes Ban On Drain Disposal Of Pharmaceutical Waste

Rule would apply to chemotherapy drugs, blood thinners, nicotine and certain nutritional supplements.

Sunset at Yavapai Point, along the Grand Canyon's South Rim.

Dated Technology Hinders Grand Canyon Search And Rescue Efforts

Increased visitors, inconsistent radio communication put strain on first responders

Thumbnail size image of CODAC Behavioral Health Services logo.

First Responders Get Training on Sexual Assault Trauma

Aim is to improve cooperation in multidisciplinary teams including police, attorneys, doctors

Arizona Medicaid Fee Is Constitutional, Judge Rules

Ruling is a blow to Republican lawmakers who opposed the hospital assessment that paid for extended services

New Emergency Room Coming to Douglas

Three weeks after losing a hospital, the Douglas community gets some good news

Dr. David Armstrong

Surgeon Tackles ‘Medjacking’ - Hacking of Medical Devices

UA's Armstrong helps lead national efforts to protect pacemakers, IV pumps, more.

VA in Tucson.

VA to Host Mental Health Summit in Tucson

Public gathering Tuesday shows services available to veterans and their families.

AZ WEEK: Diversifying the Health-Care Workforce

University of Arizona programs works to spark interest among minorities starting in high school.

Ducey Seeks Medicaid Revamp to Lower State's Costs

Plan requires increased co-pays, savings from one-quarter of Medicaid recipients.

Douglas' Only Hospital Closing Friday, Won't Reopen

'Closed for good,' says lawyer representing Cochise Regional Hospital's parent company.

A map of rural hospitals in Arizona, including the Cochise Regional Hospital.

Hospital in Douglas May Shut Its Doors Friday

Facility loses Medicare payments; it's among hundreds of rural health operations imperiled in US.

Rural health care providers in Southeast Arizona may be facing some new challenges. Governor Jan Brewers budget relies on obtaining an exemption from federal rules so she can reduce the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, the state's Medicaid alternative, and save the state $1.5 billion over the next two years.

Is Arizona Medicaid Funding Mechanism a 'Tax' or a 'Fee'?

Judge to decide if assessment on hospitals violates state Constitution's two-thirds vote provision.

UA Doctors Join Forces to Fight Heart Disease in India

Program launched in southern Indian city Bangalore to speed, better inform response to heart attacks

Banner-UMC Ranked Third-Best Hospital in Arizona

Ranks in top 50 nationally in three areas including elderly, respiratory tract and kidney care

Gov. Doug Ducey addresses a joint session of the Arizona Legislature, Jan. 12, 2015.

Ducey Orders Review after Planned Parenthood Abortion Issue

Health department to study state laws to ensure they match federal laws.

Arizona Spotlight for July 10, 2015

A community finds common ground in a local park; Sun Sounds of Arizona reads print media for those who can't; author Janni Lee Simner talks about creating fantasy fiction; unusual style of yoga offers "Authentic Movement".

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