PHOENIX – The Speech and Hearing Clinic at ASU, in partnership with the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing, has launched a program to provide free hearing care to low-income Arizonans.
PHOENIX – A survey of 1,000 adults by OH Predictive Insights in early July found the percentage of Arizonans concerned about COVID-19 is less than those slightly or not at all concerned – even as the delta variant of the coronavirus spreads in the state.
PHOENIX - Abdi Abdirahman, 44, has not let age nor injuries deter him from competing in his fifth Olympics. He is the oldest U.S. runner ever to qualify for the Games.
PHOENIX – Cases of the delta variant are rising in the U.S., but the tribe’s president and officials with the Navajo Department of Health express confidence about reopening the reservation at 50%.
PHOENIX – A year since its founding, a water access campaign on the Navajo reservation has delivered more than 250,000 gallons of water to those in need. Founder Zoel Zohnnie talks about how he has kept the effort going and lessons learned.
For the first time since 2003, the Federal Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive brain disorder. But with limited clinical trials and a hefty price tag, officials are skeptical about Aduhelm.
PHOENIX – For many families, school nurses are the first line of defense for children’s health care. But when schools transitioned to remote learning during COVID-19, nurses had to adapt to meet the needs of their students. One New Mexico district did just that.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board approved a pilot program which restricts access to hiking trails from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on days when an excessive heat watch is in place.
PHOENIX – Arizonans are at a particular risk for skin damage by the sun, wearing sunscreen prevents exposure to harmful UV rays and sunburns.
PHOENIX – Health experts speaking on behalf of the Committee to Protect Health Care have expressed concern regarding Arizona’s decision to ban mandatory mask-wearing and COVID-19 testing in public schools.
PHOENIX – Pregnancy-related deaths have been rising in the U.S., especially among Black and Indigenous women. In Arizona, a new effort aims to address that by providing hospitals with standards of care to help spot complications before it’s too late.
PHOENIX – Dry conditions across Arizona have prompted officials to urge residents to educate themselves on firework safety and attend a professional display this Fourth of July weekend.