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  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

    (AP) – Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: April 17 Boston Herald on bombs detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon: The words have now been spoken _ and by the president _ lest there be any doubt that this attack on Marathon Day could have been […]
  • Trial begins over baby food lead warning

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A trial began on Monday in a lawsuit filed by an environmental group against the nation’s largest baby food makers aimed at forcing the companies to alert consumers that some products contains low amounts of lead. The trial will help determine if the products must carry warning labels in California. Gerber […]
  • Creating a heritage of good health

    Shannon and Erin, a mother and daughter, share their experience with instilling healthy habits into family life.
  • Gov. Brewer signs bill supporting military healthcare training

    A bill allowing military medical professionals to cut through red tape to get needed real world training by Scottsdale Healthcare that they need for combat and beyond was signed into law Wednesday by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer.
  • This is what happens to your body when you drink soda

    It's no news flash that soda is bad for you. Even those who indulge in a can-a-day habit can rattle off at least a few negatives. But when it comes to the long-term, total-body effects of drinking soda, the picture is downright scary.
  • Healthy You with Pamela Hughes: What’s your body burden?

    Body burden tests allow you to find out the amount of environmental contaminates that accumulate inside your body. While these toxins are everywhere and bad for your health, Pamela Hughes explains there are ways you can lower your body burden count. Get an idea of what your body burden is here.
  • Distorted text message may signal stroke

    A new report has indicated that garbled text messages may be a sign of a stroke.
  • Philippine top court halts contraceptives law

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) – The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily halted the implementation of a law that provides state funding for contraceptives, legislation opposed by the dominant Roman Catholic Church but supported by reproductive health activists. The Responsible Parenthood Law was passed by lawmakers late last year despite the church’s opposition but petitioners questioned […]
  • Judge overturns Mo. law on birth control coverage

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A federal judge has struck down a Missouri health insurance law because it conflicts with a federal mandate for insurers to cover birth control at no additional cost to women. U.S. District Judge Audrey Fleissig cited a provision in the U.S. Constitution declaring that federal laws take precedence over contradictory […]
  • Scottsdale Healthcare screening LPGA players for malaria

    Scottsdale Healthcare provided blood draws Wednesday morning for players, caddies and family members wishing to be screened for malaria symptoms following Natalie Gulbis' withdrawal from the RR Donnelly LPGA Founders Cup.