Rita Stuckey
Some doctors are operating on hands in a new way: with the patient wide awake. It eliminates the risks and side effects of general anesthesia.
March 23, 2017

KJZZ News

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Maricopa County is No. 1 — in terms of annual population growth. The U.S. Census Bureau says Maricopa added the most people between July 2015 and July of last year — more than 81,000 people, or 222 people each day.
March 23, 2017
A federal Appeals Court says health-care providers may not pursue lawsuits against health insurers over reimbursement disputes under ERISA, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The ruling says lawsuits against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and a unit of Anthem were in line with at least four other federal appeals courts that have ruled on the issue.
March 23, 2017
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Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is looking at a way to quantify head traumas, like concussions.
March 23, 2017
Flagstaff Airport
If you plan to purchase airline tickets to or from Flagstaff this summer, double check your dates.
March 23, 2017
A group of Tohono O’odham tribal members will voice their opposition to President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall outside Senator John McCain’s Tucson office Thursday.
March 23, 2017

NPR News

The conflict has created chronic mental pain in a country with few mental health specialists. Dr. Hassum Jefee-Bahloul, a Syrian psychiatrist who now lives in the U.S., has a plan to help.
March 23, 2017
Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul writes poems to capture his longing for his troubled homeland.
March 23, 2017
Participants in the British show Eden spent a year in the remote Scottish highlands, living off their will and wits with cameras rolling. The only problem? No episodes have aired since August.
March 23, 2017
The former president celebrated the seventh anniversary of his signing of the Affordable Care Act on the day Republicans had planned to start the process of gutting it in celebration.
March 23, 2017
The U.S. considers deploying hundreds more American troops to Syria in the final phase of the war against ISIS — one that could reshape borders and relationships in the Middle East.
March 23, 2017