After spending a year studying 156 penises in Uganda, researchers say male circumcision reduces bacteria on the penis, and perhaps is the reason why circumcision can protect men from contracting HIV.Scientists have been studying the relationship between circumcision and rates of HIV for more than tw ... More >>
The old saw that he who represents himself in court has a fool for a client carries weight with us, having seen the usually sorry outcomes of such endeavors. But an Arizona Court of Appeals decision filed last week gives a local woman hope that her self-composed lawsuit against a bo ... More >>
Even Jan Brewer thinks it's nuts to make a candidate provide a description of his penis to run for president in Arizona.It pains us, but big props must go out to Governor Jan Brewer, who today vetoed one of the most ridiculous, conspiracy-based, purely symbolic pieces of legislative garbage to pa ... More >>
The problem of sewer water leaking on surgical patients at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix began as early as April of 2009, a newly obtained report shows. Until we received the report today, we'd been under the impression that two incidents of water leaking into the ... More >>
Wikimedia Commons Gabrielle Giffords, following her 2010 election victory. In the aftermath of the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on Saturday, many people are wondering about her chances of recovery. They're the best they can be, given advances in brain surgery, according ... More >>
The Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix has finally confirmed what an anonymous source told us back in October: Backed-up toilet water really did drip into the open surgical wound of a veteran on an operating table. Still, we're not terribly impressed with the records received from ... More >>
Image: www.phoenix.va.gov Backed-up toilet water on the fifth floor of the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix dripped into rooms where surgery was occurring this summer -- twice.The dirty secret was revealed in an anonymous letter we received yesterday that outlined less-than-admirab ... More >>
www.nba.com/sunsChanning Frye: 20 huge points off the bench.Game Five belonged to the bench. Channing Frye scored 20 points and his fellow reserves scored 35 points Monday night as the Phoenix Suns' super-subs wrested control of their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers. ... More >>
Jeer an underdog at US Airways
This year, all peepers should be on Amare
Old-timey prog-rockers Yes have canceled the rest of their "In The Present Tour," including the show scheduled for Wednesday at Dodge Theatre. Bassist Chris Squire, the only member of the band to appear on every album, underwent surgery on his leg on February 11, and says his doctor told him to take ... More >>
Repossession is nine-tenths of the law in fiendish rock opera
Senatorial differences: John McCain opposes giving bailout funds to the guy who stomped him in the presidential election. But Jon Kyl, who holds no such bias, says it's "too risky" to hold back on the funds. Another shocking case of child abuse: Police say a Valley couple forced their 9-year-o ... More >>
Two local doctors will be named in the Guiness Book of World Records for the biggest uterus removal ever. The November 30, 2007 procedure at Tempe St. Luke's is a big deal in the world of minimally invasive surgical techniques, which are far easier on patients than surgeries that involve large i ... More >>
Hey, its not brain surgery. Well, okay, it kinda is.
Act it out at the Sandbar
Dont hang the DJ at this pre-post-mod blowout
Say it loud! You're intact and you're proud!
Make your naughty bits nice
The national press takes note as a major lawsuit is filed in the "Rent-a-Patient" scam
Phoenix Children's Hospital
No Johnny D, but plenty of ChaseOne
Arizona's organ donations are in trouble for a reason.
Letters from the week of October 3, 2002
Dr. Michael Teodori holds the hearts of many Valley children - often literally - in his hands
The David Leibowitz Show
Instead of removing Michael Cooley's brain tumor, a surgeon cut out healthy tissue. Fifteen years later, Cooley's settled malpractice cases against his doctor and his lawyer. The tumor still must be removed.
Seraphim-themed City of Angels is a glossy cloud-pleaser
Surgeon genital's warning: A penis-enlargement operation can leave you scarred, lumpy and--yikes!--smaller
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.
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