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The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Board of Directors has selected Joe Garagiola as the recipient of the 2014 John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to an individual for extraordinary efforts to enhance baseball’s positive impact on society.
Reaffirming the right of voters to make their own laws, the Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday ruled state lawmakers acted illegally in refusing to adjust state aid to public schools for inflation.
A dog-themed brewery with space and food for the whole family has taken over the old El Paso BBQ location at Ray Road and 48th Street.
First it was bars, restaurants and office buildings. Now the front lines of the “No Smoking” battle have moved outdoors.
They huddle outside office buildings and they can’t satisfy their nicotine cravings by lighting up on planes and trains, but now smokers could be getting a break from an unlikely source.
The fight to expand Medicaid in Arizona continues as Gov. Brewer pushes the Legislature to pursue legislation to expand coverage to include folks up to 133 percent of poverty guidelines.
When Arizona voters approved the use of medical marijuana in 2010, Steve Cottrell saw a way to combine his laboratory background and his interest in the plant he’d been studying since his 11-year-old son died of cancer more than a decade before.
Starting next semester, students who smoke will have to find other places to light up between classes. All Arizona State University campuses and buildings will become tobacco-free beginning Aug. 1.
Boy, do I feel sorry for smokers these days. Smoking used to be so fashionable and hip in the James Dean and Steve McQueen days.
Time magazine arrived with front page headlines, “The Gunfighters,” … ironic title for a national movement to prevent gun fighting. It did catch my attention.
Fearing new federal laws and regulations, a state legislator wants to provide legal cover for Arizonans who do not want to obey them -- and penalties for federal officials who try to enforce them.
So you have made a New Year’s resolution (again?) to get fit this year. How do you begin?
The ASHLine, a tool in providing free quit smoking support and NRT (nicotine replacement therapy) items such as the patch, gum lozenge or medication at free or reduced costs, is helping open a new Phoenix gym.
The organization that funded Arizona's 2010 medical marijuana initiative says lawmakers who now want voters to scrap the program are missing the point of a study on teen use.
Effective Aug. 2, 2013, Arizona State University will join more than 800 universities nationwide in becoming 100 percent tobacco free.
Insulin resistance, Type 2 diabetes and obesity (diabesity) are global epidemics that continue to rise and come with major health consequences. Type 2 diabetes is commonly associated with poor diet and inactivity. However, there is now evidence of autoimmunity in Type 2 diabetes.
Arizona State University will become a tobacco-free campus beginning next summer, but in protest and to raise awareness of the ban, a student-led group passed out cigarettes to students on the Tempe campus Wednesday.
Over the past several years, you might have heard about socially responsible investing, sometimes known as “sustainable investing” or “ethical investing.” Probably the most common way to take part in this type of investing is through socially responsible mutual funds — but are these funds suitable for your overall financial goals?
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, the annual event which will be hosted Thursday, Nov. 15, challenges smokers to start the quit process by joining thousands of other Americans in quitting for the day.
Don Benjamin never thought he would start a charity effort during his retirement, or ever for that matter.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Village Planning Committee denied a recommendation to revise the zoning ordinance and limit where smoke shops could be located within the city on Monday night.
Life insurance isn’t something that’s on the forefront of many people’s minds, but it’s never too early to start planning. September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, which serves as a good reminder time to consider this coverage.
Despite implementing a state policy change allowing better treatment options for women with breast and cervical cancer, Arizona still falls short on combatting cancer, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). How Do You Measure up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality evaluates each state’s activity on seven issues crucial to winning the fight against cancer.
Arizona is not doing well by its children, according to an annual report released last week by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.