Arizona’s chief health officer is proposing to make it more difficult to add new conditions to the list for which doctors can recommend the drug.Read More »
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More people die in Arizona each year by suicide than from motor vehicle accidents.
The state spends more than $8,500 per person per year to assist the seriously mentally ill — more than to educate children in the public school system.
A state Health Services Department citation issued to a Planned Parenthood clinic in suburban Phoenix has been cleared after the abortion provider made several small policy changes prompted by a surprise inspection this year.Read More »
An administrative law judge told Arizona Department of Health Services Director Will Humble today that Arizonans suffering from post-traumatic stress should be able to legally use medical marijuana to treat their symptoms.Read More »
Planned Parenthood and a Tucson clinic owner have gone to Maricopa County Superior Court to challenge a state rule requiring doctors to use federal standards in administering abortion medication.Read More »
The state has been revamping its behavioral health services in Maricopa County but now is turning its attention to the rest of the state.Read More »
Magellan Health Services' attempt to settle its dispute over a lost $3 billion contract in the state budget fell short, but an ally in the Legislature may try again before the session is over.Read More »
New rules that would block many women in Arizona from having pill-induced abortions are getting a closer look by a federal judge who will decide whether to put the restrictions on hold as a legal challenge plays out in the courts.Read More »
Arizona’s first State Health Assessment listed Ajo among communities with the highest health risk outside of the Phoenix and Tucson metro areas.Read More »
One by one they took to the podium to voice their concerns with the bill. The Arizona departments of Public Safety, Health Services, Environmental Quality and Economic Security all rose to speak. The list went on.Read More »