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A possible breach of protected health information may affect 2,500 Arizona moms and their babies.
May. 29, 2017
Over the next 12 months, one in three Arizonans over the age of 65 will have a fall that results in injury, according to the Arizona Department of Health. The risk of falling is not unusual as we age, but younger people are also at risk.
May. 26, 2017
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The debate over building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has largely centered around immigration policy, migrants rights and finding the funding to build it. But, what about the Sonoran Pronghorn?
May. 26, 2017
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As the weather heats up across Arizona, wild animals are heading to where the lawns are watered, the swimming pools are plentiful – and the garbage cans are filled with tasty treats.
May. 26, 2017
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President Donald Trump’s “America first” budget cuts about one-third or 31 percent of the funding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) receives, even though Defense Secretary James Mattis believes climate change is a national security threat.
May. 26, 2017
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The U.S. Senate is still looking at the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which was approved by the House almost a month ago.
May. 26, 2017
The repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act has moved on to the U.S. Senate, and the debate is heating up in red states like Arizona. More than half a million people got coverage under the law, yet it’s also often held up as the poster child for the law's failures.
May. 26, 2017
Death rates from Alzheimer’s disease increased by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
May. 25, 2017
The technology to allow filmmakers and others in the entertainment world to use actors who are not actually on set is improving quickly — but with that comes a number of ethical questions.
May. 25, 2017
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When a flu epidemic started spreading at the Only Human office, they decided to do what's right: trace it back to patient zero.
May. 25, 2017
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NASA’s mission to 16 Psyche, the solar system’s only known iron-nickel asteroid, will launch in the summer of 2022, one year earlier than originally planned.
May. 25, 2017
A program to prepare university students in Arizona and across the country for science and tech careers would be eliminated under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget.
May. 24, 2017
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People with respiratory issues should stay clear of the Globe-Miami area Wednesday.
May. 24, 2017
An employee of Banner Health is suing the hospital system for refusing to cover a form of treatment for autism.
May. 23, 2017
Thousands of Arizonans who have insurance through Health Net are no longer covered at one of the Valley’s large hospital chains.
May. 23, 2017
Officials say almost 500 overdose reversals have already been carried out with naloxone in Arizona this year.
May. 23, 2017
Biochar is an additive used along with fertilizer to manage waste and store carbon in soil. Advocates say its use can slow climate change. But, a recent study casts doubt on its efficacy -- at least in certain climates.
May. 23, 2017
Galtronics facility in Tempe
Smart cars, the internet of things, 5G — they are the exciting technology of the future. But before these technologies can become widespread, companies need to build and deploy a network of camouflaged antennas and cables in cities everywhere.
May. 23, 2017
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Researchers at University of Arizona recently looked at why children growing up on the Mexican side of the border in southern Arizona, and children growing up just a few miles away on the U.S. side may have different chances of becoming asthmatic.
May. 22, 2017
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Climate scientist Ben Horton came from England to work in the United States because of the strength of the science here. Now, he's leaving.
May. 22, 2017

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