Arizona Expansion On The Horizon For Autism Research Center

by on May 29, 2019 0

By the year 2030, the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC) is expected to expand its programs and vision to the entire state. Included in the expansion beyond Maricopa County will be at least 10 resource centers located throughout the state anchored by the community school, SARRC’s most effective early intervention program. Along...

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New Voting Laws Impacting Arizona Primaries

by on May 28, 2019 0

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation last week that would allow Arizona voters to vote in the primary sooner. Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday in August. That’s three weeks sooner than the current measure. Those against the bill say it would give too much campaign time for the general election, and that...

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Startup To Commercialize Blood Test For Most Major Cancers

by on May 28, 2019 0

When testing for such as lung cancer disease, doctors know that tissue biopsies are necessary and potentially life-saving, though the procedures used to gather tissue can lead to dangerous complications, from bleeding to lung collapse. To lower the need for invasive procedures, researchers at the University of Arizona developed a new blood test that...

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New Device Can Detect Drugs In Seconds

by on May 21, 2019 0

Phoenix law enforcement have new drug-recognition technology. The new technology is saving lives, saving taxpayer dollars, and making officers and prosecutors more efficient. The technology is the TruNarc Handheld Narcotics Analyzer. Phoenix City Council recently approved a $533,000 contract with the manufacturer‍, Thermo Scientific. While the device looks like an iPad, it costs quite...

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Film Making Complex May Come to Arizona

by on May 21, 2019 0

A consulting firm from the Valley wants the TV and movie industry to consider Arizona when filming. They’re planning a massive development for just that purpose. On Wednesday, Ruben Arizpe, from the Scottsdale Consulting Group, revealed plans for a movie and TV campus just outside Peoria. It would have room for 24 stages and...

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New Report Reveals The Safest Arizona Hospitals

by on May 21, 2019 0

According to a hospital safety report card issued by the Leapfrog Group, Arizona ranks No. 34 in the nation. Released May 15, the ranking follows Leapfrog’s findings of 161,000 avoidable deaths that occur in hospitals nationwide each year. The report doesn’t break out the number of avoidable hospital deaths by state, said Erica Mobley,...

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