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'Kilt' girl with liver cancer gets help with bills

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The Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery where Courtney Brewster works in Paradise Valley has raised $3,000 through staff donations, a silent auction and customers coming to her aid. More>>

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Phoenix dermatologist offers free skin cancer checkups Video included

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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>>

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

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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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  • Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:52:41 GMT
    Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.More >
    Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.More >
  • Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:09:01 GMT
    Officials tell The Associated Press that a nonpartisan investigative report concludes that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer problems that paralyzed the HealthCare.gov...More >
    Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.More >
  • Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

    Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:00:47 GMT
    In the latest effort to sidetrack Obamacare, a federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it created the Affordable...More >
    Rejecting the latest effort to sidetrack "Obamacare," a federal appeals court turned away a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it created the Affordable Care Act.More >
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