Health and Medicine

33,000 Arizonans Applied So Far for Fed Health Exchange

Nov 13, 2013 US Dep. of Health says between Oct. 1, Nov. 2 about 17,000 people applied for plan, also sought coverage for families, totaling to 33,000 residents.

Obamacare Issues Affect AZ Medicaid Enrollment

Nov 5, 2013 Arizona expanded its Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS, under the Affordable Care Act.

Health Centers Enroll 8,000 in First Month of Medicaid Expansion

Nov 4, 2013 Arizona officials estimate 300,000 people are eligible for the state’s Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS.

UAMC to Launch Electronic Health Records System

Oct 29, 2013 Starting Nov. 1 the hospital will begin storing its medical records online; such method has been used in the U.S. since the 1960s.

Obamacare Site Defects Push People to Other Enrollment Options

Oct 29, 2013 Local patient navigator turns to helping uninsured residents fill out paper applications to weigh on their eligibility for insurance plans.

Health Secretary, in Phoenix, Promises Care Act Fixes

Oct 25, 2013 Sebelius says 700K applications have been submitted for coverage through online exchange, despite flaws.

Voices for the Cure: Norma and Tim York

Oct 24, 2013 With courage and resolve, this fitness competitor and mother of three faced breast cancer with her husband right by her side

Controversial Treatment Eases Trauma, Raises Questions

Oct 22, 2013 Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) uses the senses to resolve trauma, but researchers remain uncertain about how it works.

New Seminar Series Addresses Health Disparities

Oct 20, 2013 UA's College of Medicine launches series with talk about LGBT health issues; aims to foster inclusion in health care.

Secret to Happiness Not So Simple, Scientists Say

Oct 15, 2013 University of Arizona researchers tap temperature, technology to uncover the roots of feeling happy.

Voices for the Cure: Rowan Frost and Tory Middlebrooks

Oct 10, 2013 How does a single mom talk to her son about breast cancer? Now they look back on how they helped each other through difficult times with laughter and love.

Popularity of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Grows

Oct 8, 2013 TMC Wound Care Center has several single-person hyperbaric chambers to treat wounds related to diabetes radiation therapy.

Voices for the Cure: Remembering Brenda Loomis

Oct 4, 2013 Two friends pay tribute to a woman who inspired them even as she fought cancer

Psychological Treatment Could Help Breast Cancer Survivors

Oct 1, 2013 Emotional, social aspects of healing provide physicians with powerful ally; AZ Cancer Center incorporating methods.

Health Exchange to Open; AZ Rates Below National Average

Sep 26, 2013 Affordable Care Act rollout starts with federally run insurance exchange, including eight insurers.

Voices for the Cure: Joanna Frueh

Sep 26, 2013 Author, artist, scholar, teacher, performer...and in 2012 she also became a breast cancer survivor

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