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‘Baby-Friendly’ hospitals tackle health disparities by encouraging Native mothers to breastfeed

A hospital on the Fort Apache Reservation in eastern Arizona is one of several overseen by the Indian Health Service that aims to encourage more Native American women to breastfeed.


High school, high score: AIA kicks off first ever esports season

PHOENIX – The Arizona Interscholastic Association has officially launched the state's first high school esports league


Middle-age suicides on rise, new CDC report says

High suicide rates have largely been associated with younger populations, but middle age suicides are beginning to rise throughout the country, a new report says.


Promoters to launch Ace Comic Con in Glendale as comic book industry experiences revival

Experts said the comic book industry has seen a resurgence in popularity thanks to the internet, movie adaptations and conventions. A new convention will hit Glendale next month.


Her son gone, mother reaches out to prevent student suicides

PHOENIX – “I love how you treat me,” was one of the last things 18-year-old Mitchell Warnock said to his mother before committing suicide a year ago.


Arizona faith leaders call on McCain, Flake to fight repeal of Clean Power Plan

PHOENIX — Rabbi Bonnie Sharfman described the scene of a beautiful sunset — caused by pollution leading to ugly results like asthma.

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Phoenix, health advocates launch plan to curb spread of HIV and AIDS in Arizona by 2030

PHOENIX — Joshua Olson received the news no one wants to hear — he had contracted HIV from someone he dated.

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Cancer survivor says Trump plan sabotages health insurance coverage

PHOENIX — Teary-eyed and frustrated, two-time cancer survivor Toni Bannister said Tuesday that Trump administration moves to dismantle the Affordable Care Act leave people vulnerable.


Las Vegas mass shooting: ‘I know people that died and can’t really get the images out of my head’

PHOENIX – As Arizona joined the rest of the nation in grief and horror over a deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas where at least 59 people were killed and more than 500 wounded, Arizona residents scrambled to see whether loved ones and family who had attended the concert were safe.

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Academy offers free college tuition to recruit future teachers who stay in Arizona

TOLLESON – Jose Valadez thought he’d never be able to have “the really nice things,” like a college education.

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Volunteers give back in day of service honoring Sept. 11 victims

PHOENIX – Dozens of volunteers dig trenches in a half-empty lot on the anniversary of Sept. 11, surrounded by the scent of dirt and sweat as the skeleton of a house looms over them.

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Arizona agencies send help to Hurricane Harvey victims

PHOENIX – Hundreds of Arizona residents are sending help to Texans displaced by Hurricane Harvey by donating money, food, supplies and other aid to Arizona relief organizations, sports groups, grocery stores and other businesses.

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