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WASHINGTON — For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective steps they can take. New research suggests some may benefit most from having the operation as young as 35.
NEW YORK — Traditionally, the American male was measured against the stoic hero who shook off all doubts, vanquished all foes and offered women a muscular shoulder to cry on.
State lawmakers hope to use fees paid by medical marijuana users and dispensaries to convince everyone else not to inhale.
WASHINGTON — Using videos that claim to teach toddlers, or flash cards for tots, may not be the best idea. Simply talking to babies is key to building crucial language and vocabulary skills — but sooner is better, and long sentences are good.
Gilbert Mayor John Lewis, as well as several town staff members and residents, outlined what Gilbert accomplished in 2013 during the second Digital State of the Town address on Feb. 13.
CHICAGO — Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn't budge much over a decade, although soda use declined and energy drinks became an increasingly common source, a government analysis finds.
ATLANTA — Health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.
In what could be one of his final addresses to Mesa, Mayor Scott Smith looked back at the accomplishments the city has made and provided a hint of optimism for the future during his annual State of the City speech on Feb. 4 at the Mesa Convention Center.
This a cappella doo wop group, who opens for Jay Leno in Las Vegas, is known for their tight harmonies and universal humor.
A Mexican firm cannot claim the North American Free Trade Agreement excuses it from having to provide workers' compensation coverage for its employees doing business in Arizona, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.
Medical students know the importance of research. It can bring new perspectives, knowledge and experiences to their studies. Third-year University of Arizona College of Medicine — Phoenix student Wala Awad has taken his love for research to the next level by deciding to become a physician-scientist. Wala will not only help others using his medical knowledge but will also continue to conduct scientific research that can help patients across the globe.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center will offer a free seminar to provide cancer-prevention tips on Jan. 8.
Everyone has done a list of the Top 10 events of the past year.
From education to economic development, the Town of Gilbert ended 2013 with solid economic prospects, a sterling reputation for safety and a couple of issues that irked several of its residence. But the year might be best known for how it contributed to the foundation of what the town can be in the near future.
NEW YORK — Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them.
A free-market advocacy group claims that the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.
GLENDALE – Norris Vaughan was engulfed into the sea of black.
NEW YORK — Was a losing team bullied? Is your angry spouse a bully? How about that co-worker who's always criticizing you? Or the politicians who forced a government shutdown?
East Valley resident, business-owner dives into new career
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.
Sandy, a Mesa resident, is one of over one million Americans living with the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. Her husband had hemophilia and was infected with HIV during a blood transfusion. A few months after his death in 1994, Sandy decided to get tested. The result: positive.
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.
Few neighborhoods in the East Valley are as quiet as the ones Barbara and Rick Tucker live in right now. The again, it makes sense given they happen to be the only people who currently reside in the Eastmark community in Mesa, although that situation will change in the very near future.
One person was killed Friday and 11 others injured when a car crashed through the windows of a business where an instructor was teaching a massage therapy class, police said.
Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa has added two new doctors who specialize in neuroscience to its staff.