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Fecal treatment leads to improved lives for children with autism

GILBERT – ASU researcher James Adams said microbiota transfer therapy has been useful in treating children with autism and their gastrointestinal issues. Ben Bonaroti participated in the treatment in 2014 and his quality of life improved.

Vaquita’s last stand: The struggle to save the world’s rarest marine animal

SAN FELIPE, Baja California – The vaquita porpoise is a victim of the Sinaloa drug cartel who fish for a species in the same waters and sell on the Chinese black market. Part 1 of this series examines the dangers the totoaba trade presents to the vaquita and the efforts to fight back against illegal fishing.

Arizona has had at least eight cases of mysterious, polio-like disease

WASHINGTON - Arizona health officials have confirmed at least eight cases of acute flaccid myelitis since 2014, an extremely rare polio-like "mystery disease" that leaves its mostly young victims with weakness and paralysis in limbs or other muscles. They are among 386 confirmed cases nationwide.