More than four out of five infants in the U.S. begin life breastfeeding, but by six months that number drops to less than three in five, only a quarter of which breastfeed exclusively, as American Academy of Pediatrics recommends.
Supporters and opponents of the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative will be in court starting Monday for what’s expected to be a five-day case. At issue is whether voters will be able to weigh in on the measure, which would require half the state’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2030.
Fewer Arizona parents are willing to let their kids play football, and fewer kids are choosing to play sports like football and soccer, over concerns about concussions. Those are among the findings of a new study by Barrow Neurological Institute.
Strong men. Caring women. Could those descriptors be switched around — caring men, strong women? Of course they could, but a new study from the Pew Research Center shows that the words we associate with men and women may not be as fluid as we think.
A new study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences offers the best evidence yet for water ice on the surface of the moon.
While temperatures above 110 raise eyebrows, the highs in Phoenix haven’t changed that much in the last 70 years. However, the nighttime temperatures have increased significantly.
In 1996, the Arizona Water Banking Authority was created as a way to save water for when we might need it. According to Tony Davis, the environmental reporter for the Arizona Daily Star, no infrastructure currently exists to pump this water out.
The seeds can even germinate while in a snake’s colon. Then, the slithery creatures travel miles and miles before the seeds pass through their digestive system.
A growing number of Arizona parents and teens are walking away from football and other sports. Nearly eight in 10 teens who have had concussions admit they’re afraid of the long-term impact of suffering hits to the head.
Weather news in Arizona in recent weeks has included a phrase we don’t hear all that often here in the desert: Tropical cyclones.
As fires burn across the West, especially in California, people are turning to Twitter to share photos, updates and family details. And this data can be harvested for research purposes.
The most destructive wildfire in California history continues to burn. And as the wildfire season gets longer and longer, it’s not only trees and land that are affected. The health of the ecosystem, and that of the humans and animals who live nearby, is also impacted.
Residents Warn Of Threat To Santa Cruz River If Sewer Pipe Ruptures Again
Residents in Santa Cruz county are warning that the same pipeline carrying raw sewage from Mexico into the United States could rupture again, as it did last year during the monsoon.
A vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and the U.S. Southwest for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks as soon as the end of 2019, officials said Wednesday.
A study led by University of Arizona may help scientists settle the contested timing of one of the largest volcanic eruptions of the last 4,000 years.
Many women who have worked in professional settings know that there can be a double bind in the workplace. You speak up, and you might face backlash from peers and supervisors. Stay on the sidelines, and you may get passed over for opportunities for advancement.
An investigation by the Associated Press found several Google services on smartphones store location data even when users have turned their “location history” settings off.
It’s been a rapid-fire monsoon season, and one of the reasons for the back-to-back storms is high wind.
Two Guys On Your Head: Why It Can Be Hard To Change Behavior Even When We Know Better
Say a store you love changes hands and you aren't too fond of the new place. Why do you continue to go back when you know it's not the same? Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about belief revision, exploitation versus exploration and switching costs.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is putting $10 million toward addressing opioid misuse and reducing overdose-related deaths. Officials from the insurance company announced the Mobilize AZ program on Tuesday alongside Gov. Doug Ducey.
UbiQD, Inc. will work to make more precise lighting arrangements that grow the plants in an environment that mimics what astronauts could use to grow food.