Image: www.freewilliamsburg.comNext time you need a procedure at a Catholic-affiliated hospital, watch out for the Bishop's snitches If you've been following the news today, you already know that the Catholic Church stripped St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix of its religious affilation be ... More >>
commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PSM_V11_D543_Salmon.jpg Salmon Get your speed-dial ready, folks.Tomorrow, September 16th is a National Day of Action in Washington, D.C. sponsored by Food and Water Watch. You can add your voice to those opposed to allowing this fish into our food supply. Ot ... More >>
Joe Sauceda GallegosThe man charged in the 2008 beating death of two Phoenix boys was found incompetent to stand trial today and will be sent to a mental health facilityJoe Sauceda Gallegos, 38, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder after he allegedly beat two young boys to death wit ... More >>
The long arm of the law gave the drug company Pfizer Inc. a couple of pretty firm slaps Wednesday, one of which will bring close to $1 million to Arizona.As part of a settlement for a multi-state federal lawsuit, the company has agreed to pay $33 million to 41 different states as punishment f ... More >>
Arizona Treasurer Dean Martin says he considers it a "miracle" he was able to hold and get to know his newborn son for three days before the boy died. Martin's wife, Kerry, died on Monday a few hours after giving birth. In his statement today, Martin thanks the staff at Phoenix Children's Hospital ... More >>
Images: Crawford's MySpace pageLegendary supermodel Cindy Crawford will be at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa next week to help celebrate a $10 million donation to a children's hospital. The donation was made by local real estate company CEO Will Cardon, and will help su ... More >>
The Maricopa Medical Center and Banner Hospitals are among the health care facilities restricting visitors for the duration of the swine flu outbreak. It's nothing dramatic -- just an extension of seasonal flu guidelines put in place each year. They include: *No hospital visits at all by kids und ... More >>
Camilla Strongin, spokeswoman for Covance, took issue with our Tuesday post about a planned march of beagles this Sunday in protest of the medical testing company in Chandler: Maybe you should do a little research on Jan McClellan before providing her cause such ligitamcy. I have included a stor ... More >>
Animal rights activists plan to march at a Chandler medical-testing lab plan on Sunday behind a procession of beagles. A group organized by Citizens Against Covance will walk about a half-mile on Gilbert Road just north of Germann Road to a spot near the Covance facility. As a stateme ... More >>
The blarney-lovin' buzzard's craw is full o' scuttlebutt from Covance's monkeyshines, trigger-happy Tasers, and Jello Biafra's Stinkweeds wig-out
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THE STATE'S MEDICAL SYSTEM FOR THE POOR DOESN'T KNOW WHETHER ITS CLIENTS ARE DEAD OR ALIVE. AND THAT'S HARDLY THE WORST OF THE PROBLEMS AT THE ARIZONA HEALTH CARE COST CONTAINMENT SYSTEM.
INSURER'S HONCHOS HATED LAST WEEK'S NEW TIMES COVER STORY, AND SOMEONE THREW BUNDLES OF THAT ISSUE AWAY
NEGLIGENCE BY ARIZONA'S BIGGEST HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANY NEARLY KILLED JIM SELL'S WIFE. THEN CIGNA AND A MAJOR HOSPITAL WENT AFTER THEIR POCKETBOOK.
THE SURGERY WAS SUPPOSED TO GIVE THE FORMER MARCH OF DIMES POSTER CHILD A LIFE. BUT A SERIES OF ERRORS INSTEAD LED TO HER DEATH.