Health

Franks leads Republicans joining latest legal attack on Obamacare

WASHINGTON - Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, led 45 other House Republicans Wednesday who filed a legal brief in support of the latest challenge to Obamacare, which the lawmakers claim is unconstitutional.


Blood supply dips during holiday season

Blood banks suffer during the holiday season when many people are too busy to donate.

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New $17.5 million rehabilitation center opens in Surprise

SURPRISE – For two years, the city of Surprise has worked with Dallas-based Cobalt Medical Development and Abrazo Community Health Network to open a destination rehabilitation center.

Rehab center

World AIDS Day helps spread awareness about the disease

Tuesday is World AIDS Day, an opportunity to show support for people living with HIV/AIDS and remember those who have died.

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Small businesses use subscription health care plan to comply with Obamacare mandate

A Phoenix company that specializes in subscription healthcare options has found a new way for small businesses to comply with Obamacare.


Noisy toys could be harming children’s long term hearing

The noise levels on toys bought for children could be harmful for them in the long term.


New homeopathic laxative has some concerned for teens

Editor's note: This story has been updated with new information and a Storify tracking discussion on the topic.


Arizona has high youth drug deaths, few policies to curb them

WASHINGTON - Arizona had among the highest rates of teen and young adult overdose deaths, and ranked poorly for programs and policies to curb drug use and encourage healthy living among those age groups, a new report says.


Uber, Passport Health partner to provide flu shots to Phoenix users on demand

TEMPE – To help fight off the sniffs and sniffles of the flu, rideshare company Uber and medical-care company Passport Health teamed up to deliver on-demand shots and health bags for a one-day event on Thursday.


Amy Van Dyken is ‘rocking and rolling’ in her continued recovery

SCOTTSDALE - Six-time Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken said she’s “rocking and rolling” in her recovery as she learns to walk again, more than a year after injuring her spine in an ATV accident.


Dignity Health promotes less smartphone usage, more conversation

What's the first thing you do in the morning?


One Tempe clothing company is helping those with special needs design and exhibit their creative artwork

The T-shirt designed by 13-year-old Kamryn Albers moves from one printing station to another as its artist follows each step with nothing short of elation.