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 »
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 »