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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day: A growing concern for the community

The number of new HIV infection cases is growing in the Hispanic community at a rate three times higher than in whites and health experts and HIV/AID advocates are pushing for more testing to combat the virus.


Some Valley pet-store owners not worried about potential PetSmart and Petco merger

SCOTTSDALE – Customers can browse organic food, peruse designer-quality clothing and enjoy the aroma of high-end shampoo wafting around the space at this luxury boutique in Scottsdale.


Health expert: Innovations mean no excuses for not getting flu vaccine

During his long career in public health, including six years heading the Arizona Department of Health Services, Will Humble has seen plenty of reasons why people pass on a flu vaccination.


Yelp, ProPublica partnership gives consumers access to hospital ratings

Until recently, using the crowdsourced information on Yelp to decide which hospital to go to meant navigating star ratings and seemingly countless consumer reviews.

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Arizona among states with ‘super lice,’ more resistant to treatments

Head lice is a health issue few people want to admit to dealing with. The truth is that it’s all too common for kids to find themselves in the chair due to head lice.

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No hike for Fed: Interest rates remain steady, some Arizonans breathe sigh of relief

After months of anticipation, the Federal Reserve opted not to hike its key interest rate Thursday. The lack of action makes this the longest period in the nation's current economic history not to do so.

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Experts: Poor contact lens care exposes many to eye infections

An eye ailment sent Audrie Pirkl to the hospital.


Phoenix man’s nightmare inspires Bloodhound, an app to locate missing people

William Scot Grey spent about 36 hours in panic nearly a year ago. His father, Ray, had not returned home from walking his dog. Minutes turned into hours, which turned into more than a day.


New deals app aimed at millenials launches in Tempe, aims to help build small businesses

TEMPE – Gil Schmitt said he has long struggled to get a steady flow of Arizona State University students into his ice cream and sweet shop on Mill Avenue.

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Court orders new hearing in asset seizures from human-smuggling probe

Editors Note: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported the outcome of the two plaintiffs' efforts to get back the money that was seized by the state of Arizona. Lia Rivadeneyra eventually got her money back but Javier Torres never did, their attorney says. The story below has been revised to reflect the correct information. Clients who used this story are asked to run the correction that can be found here.


Glendale City Council votes to void deal with Coyotes

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story named an individual who was the reason for the council vote. City officials said late Thursday they had not revealed a specific individual. The story has been changed to reflect the new information.

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OSHA unveils new hot app – no, really, it’s an app warning of hot weather

Editors Note: A previous version of this story misspelled the name of one of the sources. The source, the safety director for Phoenix-based construction company Kitchell, is Josh Welp. The story below has been revised to reflect the correct information. Clients who used this story are asked to run the correction that can be found here.

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