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    • Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic

      Posted Friday, February 17, 2017 5:20:02 PM

      By Dennis Thompson, tucson.com

      Originally posted February 15, 2017

      You may be more likely to wind up a long-term user of opioid painkillers if you're treated by a doctor who frequently prescribes those drugs, a new study reports.

      Emergency room patients are at greater … Read Full Article

    • Friday, February 17, 2017 5:16:09 PM

    • Medicaid: A vital lifeline for mental health care

      Posted Friday, February 17, 2017 5:16:09 PM

      By Mary Gilberti, JD, Opinion Contributor, The Hill

      Originally posted February 14, 2017  

      In December 2016, Congress enacted landmark legislation to improve care for Americans with mental illness. These provisions reflected strong, bipartisan consensus that fixing the … Read Full Article

    • Friday, February 17, 2017 5:13:10 PM

    • Arizona lawmakers to decide who amputates toes

      Posted Friday, February 17, 2017 5:13:10 PM

      By Ken Alltucker, The Republic, azcentral.com

      Originally posted February 11, 2017

      Podiatrists are on the verge of expanding their scope of practice in Arizona, with a bill under consideration by state lawmakers granting them new authority to amputate toes and parts of … Read Full Article

    • Friday, February 17, 2017 5:11:17 PM

    • When Does Medicine Leave Women Behind?

      Posted Friday, February 17, 2017 5:11:17 PM

      Paula Johnson, TED Talk

      Originally posted February 10, 2017

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      About Paula Johnson's TED Talk

      Men and women experience some diseases differently. Doctor Paula Johnson says this is alarming — because most treatments were designed for men, not women.

      About … Read Full Article

    • Friday, February 17, 2017 5:03:46 PM

    • UA doctors hold talks focusing on medical advancements

      Posted Friday, February 17, 2017 5:03:46 PM

      By David Pujol, The Daily Wildcat

      Originally Posted February 6, 2017

      The future of medicine begins with a series of lectures that will be presented by Banner University Medical Center and the UA. Doc Talks will consist of four physicians talking about the future of … Read Full Article

    • Friday, February 17, 2017 4:59:42 PM

    • Arizona and Texas hope Trump will approve waivers Obama rejected

      Posted Friday, February 17, 2017 4:59:42 PM

      By Virgil Dickson, Modern Healthcare

      Originally posted February 6, 2017

      Arizona and Texas officials hope the Trump administration will be more receptive to Medicaid waivers that would fund care for the uninsured, impose work requirements and place a life cap on enrollment. … Read Full Article