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Phoenix dermatologist offers free skin cancer checkups

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The free screening takes place at Shapiro Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Skin Klinic at 5410 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale and is offered from Tuesday through Friday this week. More>>

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Court: Arizona must pay for incontinence briefs

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A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling requiring Arizona's Medicaid program to provide broader coverage for incontinence briefs for disabled people. More>>

Brewer signs bill letting optometrists prescribe Video included

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill that would allow optometrists to prescribe certain drugs. More>>

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Traveler with measles may have exposed others in Valley Video included

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It's believed the person visited multiple public locations in the Phoenix area and likely infected others, the Maricopa County Department of Public Health said. More>>

Stay granted for new AZ abortion drug rules

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In the latest in a series of court fights over Arizona abortion laws, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted Planned Parenthood Arizona's motion Wednesday. More>>

New AZ rules would limits abortion drug use

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The rules require that the most common abortion-inducing drug be administered only at the FDA-approved dosage no later than seven weeks into a pregnancy. More>>

Sebelius: ObamaCare rollout delayed again Video included

Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius
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The delay will essentially allow insurers to keep offering individual health plans for the next two years that don't meet Obamacare's minimum coverage requirements. More>>

FAQ: What is Obamacare?

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Several major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, are taking effect in the coming months. Here are some details on what's happening, how it will work, and what it means for you. More>>

AZ faces shortage of O-negative blood, donors needed

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As of Monday morning, only 16 units were available to the state's 58 hospitals, or 93 percent below desired levels. More>>

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Affordable Care Act: What to know if you are uninsured

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We continue our weeklong look into the Affordable Care Act and how it affects the uninsured. More>>

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Affordable Care Act: Delays bite consumers during rollout

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Much of the nation experienced problems with healthcare.gov on day one of the rollout, and Arizona was no exception. More>>

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Affordable Care Act: Tips for Medicare and AHCCCS beneficiaries Video included

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The new healthcare law will definitely impact people who are uninsured, but what about people on Medicare and AHCCCS? More>>

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Affordable Care Act: Determining eligibility for subsidies Video included

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If you sign up for health insurance starting Oct. 1, there is a very good chance you will be eligible for a subsidy to reduce your monthly premium payment. More>>

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Affordable Care Act: The marketplace and coverage levels Video included

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One of the most important concepts to understand is the "marketplace." More>>

Feds release premiums for Arizona health plans

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Arizonans looking to buy health insurance on federally run marketplaces opening Oct. 1 now have an idea what a policy will cost. More>>

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  • Judge tosses Wisconsin senator's health care suit

    Judge tosses Wisconsin senator's health care suit

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:11:31 GMT
    A federal judge on Monday dismissed a U.S. senator's lawsuit challenging a requirement that congressional members and their staffs to obtain government-subsidized health insurance through small business...More >>
    A federal judge on Monday dismissed a U.S. senator's lawsuit challenging a requirement that congressional members and their staffs to obtain government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges,...More >>
  • NY's Medicaid covering post-birth contraceptives

    NY's Medicaid covering post-birth contraceptives

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:53:30 GMT
    Emboldened and incensed by the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision limiting certain contraceptive coverage in the private sector, New York health officials moved forward Thursday with a plan to provide...More >>
    Emboldened and incensed by the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision limiting certain contraceptive coverage in the private sector, New York health officials moved forward Thursday with a plan to provide contraceptive...More >>
  • UnitedHealth's 2Q profit slips 2 percent

    UnitedHealth's 2Q profit slips 2 percent

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:27:15 GMT
    By The Associated Press UnitedHealth Group says its second-quarter earnings slipped 2 percent on a rise in taxes and other expenses, but the nation's largest health insurer still trumped...More >>
    By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer UnitedHealth Group's second-quarter earnings slipped 2 percent on a rise in taxes and other expenses, but the nation's largest health insurer still trumped analyst...More >>
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