PHOENIX – Arizona bars reopened after the state health department released a report showing moderate community spread of COVID-19 in most counties. Three bars had liquor licenses yanked.
For decades, researchers have looked to human genetics for linkages to mental illness. Patterns of inheritance are murky, but it is clear that “stuff runs in families,” says Dr. Douglas Gray, a psychiatrist and researcher at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
New initiatives to protect the homeless from COVID-19 are the pandemic’s silver lining, providing a roadmap for better medical care, addiction treatment and housing.
Homeless people in rural areas are vulnerable to COVID-19 because of health disparities and lack of access to medical care. And with schools closed, homeless students struggle with food security and internet access.
Many homeless people work low-wage essential jobs while living in unsanitary conditions, putting them at higher risk of catching and possibly transmitting the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
PHOENIX – Homeless people are extremely vulnerable to COVID-19, but its impact on them is largely a mystery as data collection is sparse and, minus any coordinated federal response, local governments must figure out how to protect their homeless during the pandemic.
WASHINGTON - It was the Democratic National Convention, but some Republicans - including some from Arizona - had featured roles, outlining their dislike of President Donald Trump for a national audience or admiration for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
PHOENIX - Tucson Democrat Hope Busto-Keyes has been to political conventions before, but never to one like the Democratic National Convention that kicked off Monday - faced with the threat of COVID-19, the convention has shifted almost entirely online.
PHOENIX - The USL Championship league has its newest rivalry as Phoenix Rising FC and New Mexico United already have bad blood brewing.
PHOENIX - As President Donald Trump was hailing the pace of border wall construction Tuesday, Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr. was bemoaning a project he says continues "to destroy … sacred sites.” Norris was one of five tribal leaders talking about the threats to sacred sites.
SURPRISE – The relationship between pitchers and catchers in baseball is important, and it can define a game, a season even a legend.
TEMPE - When Tucson Mayor Regina Romero ordered nonessential businesses to close Saturday to halt COVID-19, she could only ask barbershops and salons to go along, after Gov. Doug Ducey declared them "essential services" - a designation that remains in his statewide "stay-home" directive.