Power soccer is an adaptive sport played by athletes who use power wheelchairs. The chairs are fitted with specially designed metal guards on the front that allow them to move a 13-inch soccer ball around a court.
Every four years in the summer, millions of soccer fans come out of the woodwork to watch the World Cup. But the other three years and 10 months, there is a small number of dedicated fans that support local teams in the United States.
A University of Arizona professor said she has been fired because of her research on medical marijuana. But U of A has already received a million dollar grant to study the effects of the drug on combat veterans.
The Arizona Supreme Court says hospitals can be sued under a state law that protects vulnerable or incapacitated adults from neglect, abuse and exploitation. Monday’s ruling says patients have the right to sue for some legal expenses not covered under medical malpractice laws.
The state of New Mexico paid at least one Arizona company tens of thousands of dollars for salaries, travel and legal fees months before it and others were brought in to replace 15 nonprofits that provided behavioral health services to needy New Mexicans, according to documents obtained by The New Mexican.