Health

Syphilis is on the rise across Arizona, particularly in women and babies

PHOENIX – More cases of syphilis have been reported in the state of Arizona. Specifics groups impacted are women and babies.


Partnership unveils program to identify, head off youth sports injuries

WASHINGTON - A Mayo Clinic official was in Washington recently to join other youth sports leaders launching a national collaborative project aimed at preventing youth sports injuries through greater awareness, better data collection and tools like a quick field test for concussions.


Alzheimer’s research funding reaches $1.9 billion, but experts say it’s still not enough

PHOENIX – Federal research funds that could lead to the prevention, cure or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease has reached $1.9 billion annually but still lags far behind research money for cancer and HIV/AIDS, experts said.


ACA open enrollment begins with lower prices, more choices in Arizona

WASHINGTON - Open enrollment began Thursday for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, with most Arizonans seeing more choices and better prices, a sharp change from recent years when the state was the poster child for Obamacare problems. Open enrollment runs through Dec. 15.