It might not be surprising, but county health departments in Arizona ranked obesity the top public-health priority, according to a survey in the state's first-ever comprehensive health assessment.In the last 20 years, Arizona's had a 19 percent increase in the amount of people who are obese or overw ... More >>
A group of Republicans are throwing their support behind Richard Carmona, a lifelong Independent who registered as a Democrat to run for the U.S. Senate. It's not surprising given that Carmona was tapped by President George W. Bush to serve as the nation's 17th U.S. Surgeon General and courted over ... More >>
callandresponse.comThe U.S. Census Bureau released Arizona's detailed population totals Thursday, revealing a 46.3-percent increase in the Hispanic population over the past decade. According to the Census Bureau press release (conveniently written in Spanish), nearly 600,000 more people id ... More >>
Image: www.smallbusinesssurvivalguide.com As New Times and other news media reported on Monday, the latest proposed medical pot guidelines restrict the number of dispensaries to arbitrary boundaries known by their cute acronym: CHAAs. Each of the 124 state-licensed dispens ... More >>
Greenlee County's population of about 8,500 supports only one pharmacy. Yet a plan devised by the state Department of Health Services could mean the rural area of eastern Arizona will be home to a marijuana dispensary. It seems unlikely that anyone would decide voluntarily ... More >>
Compromise? Apparently not, if Glassman gets his way...Fearing an acrimonious showdown this Saturday when Dems are scheduled to meet at the Wyndham Hotel downtown to pick a new Democratic Party chair, former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard and Congressman Raul Grijalva are calling for a compr ... More >>
Someone is shooting endangered Mexican gray wolves. The government's flawed reintroduction program helped put them in the crosshairs.
Ranching takes a blow in the courts, an uppercut to the bottom line and a jab in the marketplace
His daughter is a gubernatorial confidante. His appointment raised questions of cronyism. But it was Judge Ramon Alvarez's strange behavior in the courtroom that made him a target of misconduct allegations.