Las minorías pueden enfrentar menos opciones de tratamiento para la adicción a los opioides
LOS ÁNGELES — La metadona y la buprenorfina son los dos principales tratamientos para la adicción a los opioides. El acceso a los dos medicamentos puede diferir según la raza y las ventajas económicas.
Minority groups may face fewer opioid addiction treatment options
LOS ANGELES – Methadone and buprenorphine are the two leading treatments for opioid addiction. Access to the two can differ based on race and economic advantages.
Fighting hate: Approaches range from expanding hate crime definitions to gathering data
LOS ANGELES – The system for reporting hate in America is broken. The FBI’s database has limited scope, and people often don’t – or sometimes can’t – report hate crimes to authorities. But federal, state and local entities are tackling hate in a variety of ways – from expanding definitions and launching hotlines to capturing data.
Kiowa actor ‘stood a little straighter’ after landing role as a chief of his tribe
After nearly 30 years of playing indigenous characters, Kiowa tribal member Gary Tsoodle finally played a Kiowa.
Kiowa elder bonds with 10-year-old actress on ‘News of the World’ movie set
On the New Mexico set of the Tom Hanks film “News of the World,” a Kiowa elder bonded with a 10-year-old German actress over tribal language and customs.
Advocates worry ‘food insecurity’ gains could be upended by COVID-19
WASHINGTON - Advocates fear that years of steady improvements in the level of "food insecurity" among Arizona children could be reversed this year by the economic toll of COVID-19, a shift that could have long-lasting effects.
Hooligans With Heart: Phoenix Rising’s Red Fury reaches out to refugees
PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising FC supporters group the Red Fury raises funds for refugees at the North Phoenix Christian Soccer Club.
As pandemic rages, farmworkers say employers are ‘prioritizing production over … lives’
The spread of COVID-19 has forced scores of agricultural workers throughout the Southwest to make a choice between their health and their incomes.
‘It strengthened us’: Texas group boosts mental health of Latinas by bringing moms and daughters together
AUSTIN, Texas – Among teens, Latinas face high rates of attempted suicide. One Texas group is helping them build resilience by strengthening the bond between mothers and daughters.
Veterans with PTSD turn to sports, physical activity as alternative method of treatment
PHOENIX – Study finds that participating in intense sports and other outdoor activities is an effective alternative treatment for PTSD.
Supreme Court rejects Brnovich attempt to fast-track opioids lawsuit
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Arizona's attempt to fast-track a case against the owners of Purdue Pharma in an effort to protect assets of the company for victims of the opioid crisis.
Arizona to get $20 million of $1.8 billion fed fund to fight opioids
WASHINGTON - Arizona will get more than $20 million in State Opioid Response grant funds from the federal government, part of $1.8 billion in grants the Trump administration said it was releasing to states Wednesday.