Monthly Archives: December 2015

Arizona Governor Asks for Federal Support in the War on Drugs

The war on drugs in the United States has been a long battle, especially in states surrounding the Mexican border. Now, the state of Arizona‚Äôs Governor, Doug Ducey, is asking for federal funding and resources to help combat the drug and human trafficking problem of the state. The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona supports a public health approach, including investment in drug treatment, education, and regulation of drug availability…. Read Article →

Phoenix vet sues VA for $50 million due to misdiagnosed deadly prostate cancer

A Phoenix war veteran is suing the VA Medical Center for $50 million in damages, claiming he received a late diagnosis of terminal prostate cancer. His lawsuit comes after years and years of complaints from other patients about the Phoenix VA facility and the quality of its urology care.   According to a civil complaint filed in the U.S. District Court, Steven Cooper, age 44, served in the U.S. Army… Read Article →