Programa Nosotros ayuda a identificar enfermedades hepáticas con exámenes gratuitos
TUCSON - El programa de salud pública Nosotros Comprometidos a Su Salud ayuda a la comunidad hispana del sur de Arizona a identificar y combatir problemas de salud, incluyendo fibroscans gratuitos que identifican los niveles de enfermedades hepáticas.
Nosotros program helps identify liver disease with free fibroscans
TUCSON – The Nosotros Comprometidos a Su Salud public health program helps the Hispanic community in southern Arizona identify and combat health issues, including through free fibroscans that identify levels of liver disease.
More than a hotline: 988 meant to ease access to mental health services
PHOENIX – The 988 mental health hotline goes live July 16, providing an easy-to-remember and faster way to get help during a crisis. But some advocates worry the hotline needs more funding and staff.
‘We are ready to receive you’: Blue states prepare for influx of patients seeking abortion care
PHOENIX – Health care clinics in California, New Mexico, Colorado, Washington and other states are preparing to become “safe havens” for pregnant people living in states where abortion is restricted or banned, like Arizona.
Supreme Court rejects Arizona’s attempt to defend ‘public charge’ rule
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed Arizona's attempt to defend a Trump-era "public charge" that would have made it harder for immigrants to gain permanent residency, after the Biden administration refused to defend the policy.
Throwers launch ASU women to first place after Day 2 of NCAA track and field championship
EUGENE, Ore. – The Arizona State women are sitting in first place after day 2 of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field. Jorinde van Klinken got second in shot put. Beatrice Llano got third, and Shelby Moran fifth in hammer throw.
ASU’s Turner Washington second in shot put; Dayton Carlson advances to 800-meter final at NCAA track and field championship
EUGENE – Arizona State’s Turner Washington took second in the shot put finals, and Dayton Carlson continued his dominance on the track during day one of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field.
Sun Devils send 11 to NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
TEMPE – Arizona State University is sending 11 athletes to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which run Wednesday through Saturday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
COVID-related Medicaid coverage extended – for now – for 500,000 Arizonans
WASHINGTON - Federal officials threw a lifeline this week to as many as 500,000 Arizonans, just days before they were in danger of losing the Medicaid coverage they got under a COVID-19 public health emergency, which was extended Tuesday for another 90 days.
Webb telescope will use UArizona sensor to observe first galaxies
On Dec. 18, an international partnership will launch the James Webb Space Telescope, a cluster of infrared instruments that will peer back to just after the Big Bang. Astronomers from UArizona are involved.
Tribal leaders welcome return of White House meetings after four years
WASHINGTON - Tribal leaders said the just-ended White House summit on tribal affairs "shows promise" for the federal commitment to solving problems in Indian Country and to giving Native Americans a voice in the process.
Initial response strong to special Affordable Care Act open enrollment
WASHINGTON - A special open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act coverage drew 528,005 new enrollees nationwide in its first six weeks, with 9,569 of those consumers in Arizona, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.