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Severe hospitalizations for COVID-19 complications have plateaued in recent weeks, but local health experts say that’s likely a short-lived phenomenon. more
Cigna Medical Group recently celebrated the grand opening of its new health care center in Scottsdale.  Located in SkySong at the southeast corner of McDowell Road and Scottsdale Road, the … more
Over the course of the past 18 months, Arizona has amassed one of the highest COVID-19 fatality rates in the country. more
The state of Arizona is stepping in to help hospitals suffering with severe staffing shortages amid a third wave of COVID-19. more
Walgreens and VillageMD announced they will continue their expansion throughout the Valley including Peoria, where a new location is expected to open in November. more
A new innovation that holds promise to fight lung cancer – the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide – is now in use at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. more
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, hospitals across the U.S. and in Arizona reported a shortage of protective equipment, such as masks, gloves and basic necessities such as bleach and sanitizer that hospitals need even when they aren’t embroiled in a global health crisis. more
Banner Health and Mesa Community College have collaborated on a new certification program to fill a much-needed hidden gap in the health care industry. more
The city of Tempe is taking a data-driven approach to vaccinate its hardest hit and hardest to reach ZIP code in order to achieve the elusive goal of herd immunity. more
Phoenix hospitals are being hammered by a third surge of COVID-19 as they continue to work amid severe staffing shortages. But medical professionals and experts worry those long-running shortages may only be further hampered by hospitals’ vaccine mandates, which require employees to get vaccinated against the virus as a condition of employment. more
As schools return for in-person learning and the delta variant of the coronavirus continues to spread its reach, Valley health experts are increasingly concerned about the effect COVID-19 will have on children, many of whom are not yet eligible for the vaccine. more
Arizona State University and the Mayo Clinic are doing their part in pushing Valley-based medical research forward in the hopes of impacting the community. more
One by one, Valley health care systems are requiring the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment at hospitals as the Delta variant and low vaccination numbers propels the U.S. into a third surge of the virus. more
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