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The transition into nursing homes, assisted living: Share your experience

Transitioning from your own home to a nursing home or assisted living can be difficult enough, even before the stress of tackling cost, health care and insurance plans. If you or your loved ones have had experience with this process, Cronkite News would like to hear about it.

New flu-tracking app uses Maricopa County as beta site

SCOTTSDALE – A California-based health diagnostics company has chosen Maricopa County as the pilot testing site for Communidy, a free web app that allows users to see the age and county of people who currently have the flu.

Opioid addiction in AZ: A community discussion

Following up on HookedRx, a documentary and series of stories about prescription opioid addiction, Cronkite News wants to continue the discussion about prescription opioid use in Arizona.

Arizona: What are your health care questions?

Cronkite News is launching a podcast about health care in Arizona, and we want to hear from you. What questions do you have when it comes to your health? Is there a topic you’d like to know more about? What issues should we explore?

Franks, other lawmakers renew call to defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON – Pro-life lawmakers renewed demands Thursday to strip funding from Planned Parenthood, pointing to new charges from a pro-life group that said the health organization does not provide the prenatal care its defenders claim.