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‘I instantly knew he was dead’: Drug overdoses surge during pandemic, piling tragedy upon tragedy

TUCSON – While stay-at-home orders kept people safe from contracting COVID-19, home is where isolation and limited access to treatment fueled substance use disorders and led to a spike in overdose deaths.


‘She’s got a part of us with her’: Donor family confident son’s heart is in the right place

PHOENIX - ASU freshman Olivia Eisenhauer waited two years for a heart transplant after suffering two cardiac arrest episodes. With a new lease on life thanks to the heart of a 22-year old accident victim, Eisenhauer has no plans to stop from pursuing her dream as a sports broadcaster


Digitized health records, safety apps could be game-changer for athletes at every level

PHOENIX – PRIVIT, a leader in the protected health-information field, feeds off a year of uncertainty and aims to impact the way organizations prioritize health care history.


Election updates: Voters defy COVID, misgivings to make their voices heard

Millions of Arizona residents have already voted in this swing state but people are showing up in person at polls around Arizona to vote for President Trump or Joe Biden for president, for or against Proposition 207 to legalize recreational marijuana and Prop 208 to fund education.


Trailblazing Pac-12 shows the way on diversity among head coaches

NCAA Division I Football is deficient when it comes to Black head coaches.


Next Generation: Grappling with loss of life and connection, Native youth transform into the leaders of tomorrow

PHOENIX – With COVID-19 disproportionately affecting tribal nations, Native youth are stepping up to help others, preserve their culture and start the healing process.


Arizona advocates fear fallout from Supreme Court’s contraception care ruling

PHOENIX - Arizona health care advocates said they are bracing for a flood of people seeking contraceptive care after the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that employers can deny the coverage on religious or moral grounds.


NABI cancellation means much more to Native American community than just loss of basketball

PHOENIX – The biggest Native American basketball tournament in the country was canceled. It has greater impact than just the lack of basketball.


Vaccinations give migrants hope and health as they wait to enter the U.S.

SAN LUIS RÍO COLORADO, Mexico – With U.S. officials rejecting requests to vaccinate those held in border facilities, some organizations are working to get migrants the health care they need – on the Mexican side of the border – before they request asylum in the states.


Speak Up, Stand Up: Arizona students gather to address suicide, bullying, addiction

PHOENIX – Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life held its fourth annual conference to promote suicide and bullying prevention among Arizona students, with largest attendance yet.


Farmers switch irrigation to save water, keep the Colorado River from growing saltier

PAONIA, Colorado – Microsprinklers are replacing flood irrigation along some parts of Colorado’s Western Slope, which is saving farmers water and reducing the amount of salt and selenium flowing each year into the Colorado River.


Mark of the conquistadors: Mexico grapples with the polarizing legacy of Spain

MEXICO CITY – Five hundred years after the Spanish arrived in Mexico, the nation still is coming to terms with the conquistadors, who slaughtered millions as they brought benefits to the New World.