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  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Russell Pearce Shakes Down Scores of Lobbyists, Legally

    Pearce's big money-grab, and it's all legalTo cop a line from the Notorious B.I.G., "Gimme the loot! Gimme the loot!"That's what Republican state Senate President-elect Russell Pearce might as well be saying with a recent e-mail announcing a fundraiser on January 7, 2011, just three days before Ariz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Arty Girl: Alzheimer's Art Program at SMoCA

    By jimmiehomeschoolmom on flickr Creative Commons‚ÄčI usually snark it up on this blog but if I were to make wise cracks about this very serious disease, you could classify me as pure evil.Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, along with Banner Health, is hosting "Arts Engagement", a series of work ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Banner Hospitals Halt Rapid Testing for Swine Flu Virus; Half of Findings Were False Negatives

    ​ The medical staff at Banner Health's 10 Valley hospitals have quit using a rapid test for the H1N1 swine flu virus because of too many false-negative results. About 50 percent of people who came up negative on the rapid test were later found to have swine flu. According to a news release t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Hot Links: Lincoln Letter, Pounds of Pot, and Shocking Monkeys

    A 22 year-old Tuscon woman has been charged in the death of a Tuscon police officer. The woman, Lluvia Alejandra Dominguez, was cited for failure to yield after hitting officer Peter Mannino while he was on his way home from a shift...Scottsdale resident Lawrence Cutler has donated a letter written ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Cindy Crawford Helps Christen New Banner Children's Hospital in Mesa

    Jonathan McNamara Super Model Cindy Crawford helps reveal the name of the new Banner Health Children's Facility.A group of brave kids stepped up to the conference room platform to reveal the new name of the children's hospital at Banner Health Desert Medical Center by flipping over cards with ... More >>

  • News

    July 26, 2007

    Immigrant Song

    Blame the illegal alien? It's never that simple . . .

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    Critical Connection

    Language isn't the only thing getting lost in the translation as Hispanic patients struggle to communicate with English-speaking ER doctors