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The city of El Mirage named Assistant Fire Chief Chris Richardson as Interim Fire Chief following the departure of Chris DeChant. more
Municipal fire departments around the valley have been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic since late February and the call volume has decreased inside some organizations, officials contend. more
The state of Arizona has already made technological changes to the medical marijuana program in the years since its been implemented. more
If there’s going to be an initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, it may as well have 420,000 signatures to get it on the ballot. more
The doctors and medical staff at Banner Baywood Medical Center in Mesa on June 3 celebrated the release of a COVID-19 patient who spent close to 50 days in the hospital. Edward Cipres … more
The medical staff at Banner Baywood Medical Center recently celebrated a miraculous milestone with one of their COVID-19 patients. Franklin Charley of Kayenta, Arizona, was discharged from the … more
Hospital emergency rooms across the Valley are open, and doctors want the public to know that delaying emergency treatment can result in additional health complications, especially in the case of heart attack and stroke. more
As part of National Volunteer Week, physicians and staff at Banner Ironwood and Banner Goldfield medical centers recently recognized volunteers in a unique and safe way. Last month, volunteers at … more
Mountain Vista Medical Center, a Steward Family hospital, recently announced the launch of its “Shine on Health Care Heroes” campaign, an effort to enlist patients, residents and local … more
Valleywise Health is one of the first health care systems in Arizona to acquire a new advanced Cepheid GeneXpert testing system that can detect COVID-19 in about 45 minutes or less, according to a news release. more
Area residents and a business have donated personal protective equipment  to first responders at the Superstition Fire and Medical District. "SFMD would like to thank the following citizens … more
The Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department is mourning the loss of Firefighter Tommy Arriaga, 36, who died Friday morning following his battle with colorectal cancer. more
Like the rest of the West Valley, Banner’s hospitals seem to be growing by leaps and bounds, with high-rise construction cranes and other heavy equipment churning the earth at locations in Sun … more
When you throw away leftover crayons, odds are you’re not the only one — whether in your city, state or country. Helping curb the disposal of crayons to landfills with a unique idea is The Crayon Initiative. more
Decades of advancements building upon each other — both in oncology and operating room technology — are providing surgeons the ability to treat kidney cancer with minimally invasive cuts … more
PHOENIX — Saying he doesn’t trust the industry, a top Senate Republican wants an outright ban on the use of certain chemicals in the marijuana that Arizonans smoke, eat or drink. more
PHOENIX — Arizonans who want to use marijuana recreationally would get a lot of places to buy it under a plan unveiled Wednesday that sponsors hope voters will approve. The legislation … more
PHOENIX — Arizona’s medical marijuana program is going high tech. Sort of. Beginning Dec. 1, the state will stop issuing actual cards to those who are authorized to buy the drug, … more
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