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Cigna Medical Group offices across the Valley are currently providing walk-in flu shot clinics to better equip the community on warding off the respiratory disease.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rates the relative quality of the private plans that are offered to Medicare beneficiaries through the Medicare Advantage program. CMS rates Medicare Advantage plans on a one- to five-star scale, the highest quality being five stars. This star rating provides an overall measure of the plan’s quality and is an indication of the quality of care, access to care, responsiveness, and beneficiary satisfaction provided by the Medicare Advantage plan. This means that the higher the star rating a plan receives, the more likely you are to receive the care you need, when and where you need it - and most of all, you are more likely to be satisfied with your plan.
A marijuana advocacy group is challenging limits imposed by state Health Director Will Humble on how and when patients with post-traumatic stress disorder can legally use the drug.
Come Jan. 1, thousands of Arizona veterans and others suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder will soon be able to obtain marijuana legally.
State Health Director Will Humble acted illegally in denying access to medical marijuana to people — many of them former soldiers — suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, an administrative law judge has ruled.
A free seminar devoted to gluten and celiac disease is scheduled for April 29 in Chandler.
The Alport Syndrome Foundation will host the Arizona 5K for Healthy Kidneys at Kiwanis Community Park on March 30.
Using extracts to make medical marijuana sodas, candies and lollipops is legal, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge has decided.
BOW, N.H. — Combine Twister, paint-by-numbers and the ancient Hindu practice of breath control, meditation and poses, and you get Yoga by Numbers.
A University of Arizona doctor has been given approval from a key government agency to conduct some studies which could put the school at the forefront of medical marijuana research.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the No. 1 cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. CVD is one of the most misdiagnosed and mistreated conditions in medicine. The top risk factors for CVD include hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes and obesity, a.k.a. diobesity, and smoking, which are poorly treated and often with toxic pharmaceutical drugs. Many physicians fail to measure or are completely unaware of the other risk factors and, therefore, do not treat them.
Arizona's more than 43,000 medical marijuana patients smoked, ate or otherwise consumed close to three tons of the weed last year.
It’s estimated that 30 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. Half of those are silent sufferers who go undiagnosed. If you’re a woman over 35, your odds of a thyroid disorder are high, more than 30 percent by some estimates.
PHOENIX – Just 25 doctors are responsible for allowing more than 25,000 Arizonans to legally obtain marijuana, according to a new report Friday.
The return to standard time for most of the country won't come for a few more weeks, leaving many looking forward to the Nov. 3 "fall back" that rewards us the option of an extra hour's sleep.
There are three killer insults on the body: oxidation, autoimmunity and inflammation. We need some level of inflammation to stay healthy so tissue and wounds heal from infections and injuries, however, when the inflammatory response becomes chronic problems occur. Chronic inflammation is unseen by the eye and a silent killer that accelerates aging, prevents fat loss and increases risk of disease.
Paulette Compton’s husband had an MBA and was trained in the military to fly planes, helicopters and blimps. But faced with doctor’s recommendation to get a chest X-ray to determine the cause of a persistent cough, he refused.
As children are preparing to go back to school, parents and their kids are getting ready mentally and physically.
If you are a senior who still browses through bookstores, you may be in for an unpleasant experience if you hit on a particular self-help section.
Take Care Clinics at Valley Walgreens are expanding services and offering assessment, treatment and management for chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, asthma and others, as well as additional preventive health services, according to a release.
In what would be a precedent-setting case, the state's high court was asked Friday to decide, in essence, whether someone who smokes marijuana -- even legally -- can ever drive in this state.
Power Road Dialysis, a joint dialysis treatment facility between DaVita Inc. and Southwest Kidney Institute, will officially open its doors for an open house Tuesday.
Republicans should get out front for once and lead the movement to legalize marijuana. It makes sense any way you look at it.
Chris Christie got laughs on the Letterman show last week when he showed up with a doughnut. I get what he was trying to do. People keep goofing on his girth, and a former White House doctor had just told CNN that if Christie were elected president, “I’m worried about this man dying in office.” So he figures that the best way to defuse the issue is to make light of his weight.