WASHINGTON - When his family moved from Phoenix to London so he could get treatment for a potentially deadly form of cancer, Brophy College Preparatory student Diego Morris said they were "not looking for guarantees - just hope."
Modern medicine is constantly evolving – but sometimes, it develops too fast. Experts said state laws have hindered telemedicine, a technology that could be utilized to provide health care throughout Arizona.
The proposed bill HB2640 asks Arizona to grant 1 million dollars this fiscal year to the Department of Health Services to aid in the research, treatment and diagnosis of the autoimmune disorder, PANS and PANDAS.
A bill that would restore health insurance for thousands of Arizona children is moving forward in the legislature. Nancy Robles is a part-time secretary and single mother who does not have health insurance for her 10-year old son and hopes the bill will pass.
WASHINGTON - Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald told lawmakers Wednesday that his agency is having trouble filling vacancies at VA medical centers around the country, which has led to "critical staffing problems" at the facilities.