The number of abortions in Arizona is dropping much more slowly than the national average despite a host of new state laws designed to make it more difficult for women to access abortion services, according to an Associated Press survey.Read More »
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A group of doctors and Planned Parenthood Arizona filed suit today to challenge a law requiring doctors to tell women medication abortions can be reversed.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey has named a new director to lead the state's Department of Health Services.Read More »
Many kindergarten classrooms in Arizona are vulnerable to the spread of measles because so few students have been vaccinated.Read More »
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff wants to ensure that the fluffy dog sitting next to you in a restaurant is really a service animal, and not just someone’s pet.Read More »
Arizona’s more than 63,000 medical marijuana patients ate, drank or smoked more than 10 tons of the drug last year.
That’s the equivalent of about seven Volkswagen Beetles, more than 2,300 gallons of milk - or, if you prefer, in excess of 40,000 eight-ounce bags of Cheetos.
The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that doctors who certify a patient could benefit from using medical marijuana can't be criminally charged if they fail to review a year's worth of the patient's records.Read More »
State officials are setting up a site in Tucson to serve as a disaster recovery location for the Department of Health Services.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Health Services is reviewing the state's vital records law now that same-sex marriage is legal under a federal court ruling.Read More »
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 »