As part of the Cronkite News investigation about prescription opioid use, we'd like to learn more about drug rehabilitation centers.
PHOENIX – Shared syringes can lead to shared diseases among opioid users, according to a Phoenix organization determined to improve safety.
WASHINGTON - A south Phoenix congressional district posted one of the nation's largest decreases in people without health insurance since the start of the Affordable Care Act, according to a recently released analysis of Census Bureau data.
TUCSON – Pima County's Medical Examiner reported 17 fentanyl-related deaths last year, up from seven in 2014 – a deadly trend involving one of the most potent synthetic opioids in the world.
PHOENIX – For someone like Marsha Burton, who is diabetic, has high blood pressure and relies on food banks to help her put food on the table, affording certain types of foods that help her manage her medical condition can be difficult.
PHOENIX - RimaAnn Nelson is the right choice to take over the Phoenix VA Health Care System, according to Department of Veterans Affairs undersecretary David Shulkin, despite objections from Arizona's congressional delegation and her record of managing a facility that failed to meet sanitation standards that potentially put thousands of veterans at risk of being exposed to HIV.
WASHINGTON - Two years after problems with health care were first uncovered at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital, an inspector general's report released Tuesday said patients there "continued to encounter delays in obtaining" care.
WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers are expressing concern over the "questionable record" the newly appointed director of the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System racked up in her previous VA positions.
WASHINGTON - Arizona communities need to do more to combat and treat drug addictions or face potentially devastating long-term consequences, Coconino County's chief health officer said during a national conference call this week.
PHOENIX - A 368-mile round-trip car ride awaits Bruce Clark-Frye each week to get treatment at Phoenix Children’s Hospital – the place his parents say is their best hope for their child to one day be cancer-free.
PHOENIX - Grand Canyon University has invested millions of dollars in transitioning its athletic programs to NCAA Division I.
PHOENIX – Doctors are recommending new detection and treatment guidelines for Valley Fever, a deadly and debilitating infection that mimics the flu.