A month after Puerto Rico revised its death toll from Hurricane Maria to nearly 3,000, experts are still investigating what made the 2017 North Atlantic hurricane season so active. Now, a new study offers some answers.
Scientists found over the past century, national parks saw their average temperatures rise two times higher than the rate of increase for the rest of the country. Rainfall also decreased more in national parks than elsewhere in the United States.
Each year, 2 million people in the U.S. develop an antibiotic-resistant infection, and 23,000 die from one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, the current crisis is inspiring some researchers to revisit old ideas.
Can you remember what it was like for you to learn your native language? Probably not, but why is that? As humans, we begin learning to speak during the earliest stages of our lives, in infancy. Most people don’t have many accessible memories from this period of development. How do we do that?
The study released Tuesday by West Health Institute asked for voter concerns state by state regarding six national topics: business or trade, environment, national security, immigration, jobs and the economy, and health care costs.
A new survey released by Banner Alzheimer’s Institute found that a majority of adults worry they’ll develop the disease. But, at the same time, most of the people surveyed also believe a cure for the disease will be developed in their lifetime.
On Monday, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas went before the Arizona State Board of Education to propose new standards developed by Hillsdale College, a private Christian college in Michigan. But not everyone’s on board with the proposed standards.
Health experts warn dry winter weather brings flu season with it. Even though winters are milder and arrive later in the Southwest, they warn that the flu vaccinations need a two week head start to let the body build up its immunity.
Water is a rising concern for many companies. Intel, which has about 10,000 employees in Arizona, announced a water restoration goal last year: to restore 100 percent of its direct global water use by 2025. The company said it already restores about 80 percent, and it’s funding projects to make up for that final 20 percent.
Ninety-one percent of the $2,344,672,606 spent by the The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment system in fiscal year 2017 went to programs connected to Medicaid and KidsCare, the state’s health insurance program for low-income children.