healthcare

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to be Chosen Tuesday

Aug 6, 2012

State health officials will award the first certificates Tuesday to sell medical marijuana.

Sierra Eckert

As students head back to school, yellow buses are going to become a common sight again. But this fall, buses won’t be ferrying just students.

North Country Healthcare has just launched a new mobile clinic in a bus.

The clinic will bring primary healthcare to elementary schools in Flagstaff. 

Arizona Public Radio’s Sierra Eckert has this story…

A bright orange Frelightner bus sits outside Killip Elementary school in Flagstaff.

But, it’s not full of backpacks and lunchboxes.

It’s a mobile health clinic.

Planned Parenthood Sues to Stop New Funding Law

Jul 17, 2012
S. MiRK

Planned Parenthood filed suit Monday to block a new abortion law scheduled to take effect next month.

Arizona’s U-S House lawmakers voted along party lines in another Republican attempt to repeal the nation’s health care law.  The Democrats accuse the G-O-P of breaking their promise to replace the law, not merely repeal it.

Hours after the Supreme Court upheld the health law Republicans were preparing for the repeal vote. By some counts it’s the thirty first time the House has voted to repeal all or part of the law. Arizona Democrat Raul Grijalva says the G-O-P is just trying to score political points while avoiding any attempt to reform the system.

The U-S Supreme Court Thursday upheld the Affordable Care Act championed by President Barack Obama. But how could the ruling affect the health care industry and the state of Arizona.

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