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Now that recreational marijuana is poised to become legal in Arizona, Valley cities will begin amending their ordinances to become compliant with the new law. And Peoria is among the first to begin regulating how the new industry will look within the city. more
Site preparation for The Orchard at Rancho La Loma on the grounds of the former Paul W. Litchfield estate is coming soon. more
As schools across the Valley continue to reopen campuses to in-person instruction, only a careful, consistent intervention can help prevent a new spike in COVID-19 cases. more
Banner Boswell Medical Center’s new emergency department opened for patients on Oct. 6. It's part of a $106 million expansion of the Sun City facility. more
A team of Scottsdale physicians and health professionals are working to curb the rate of amputations due to low-blood flow — a common, and deadly, disease impacting millions of people yearly. … more
When Charles Vanmarter, 77, went home Friday, Aug. 14 after two stays at Banner Estrella Medical Center over the past three weeks, he became the 900th COVID-19 patient discharged from the medical center. more
National Community Health Center Week celebrates the availability of integrated care to treat physical and behavioral health conditions for people in Arizona and throughout the country regardless of their ability to pay. more
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
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