PHOENIX – What is maternal mortality, and what’s being done to reduce it? Here are five facts about the issue and what steps Congress and the states have taken to address it.
WINDOW ROCK – Death due to complications from pregnancy and childbirth should be preventable with the right intervention and care. Recent investigations have put a national spotlight on the issue, but Native Americans are often left out of the conversation. Now, they’re changing that narrative.
PHOENIX – A new initiative encourages Arizona health care providers to “prescribe” park time for patients. It’s part of a larger effort to get people out and about to help battle mental and physical problems.
WASHINGTON - The acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services insisted to a House panel that there are no new plans to end "medical deferred action," but Democrats called the administration "cruel" for considering the notion in the first place.
PHOENIX – Amid a growing push for “menstrual equity,” dozens of activists from across Arizona convened for the first National Period Day protest to call for an end to taxation of menstrual products and more widespread availability of items to help those who can’t afford them.
PHOENIX – Trump administration changes to the so-called public charge rule affecting immigrants have been delayed but nevertheless are stirring widespread confusion and fear in immigrant communities. An expert answers questions.
PHOENIX – A new study finds that children with an incarcerated parent are more prone to mental health struggles as kids and adults.
PHOENIX – Sports fans around the world are at risk of serious injury every time they enter a stadium, arena or golf course. Teams and leagues are taking further steps to keep fans safer.
FLAGSTAFF – The Museum Fire burning one mile north of Flagstaff is now more than 1,800 acres, but rains Tuesday helped firefighters slow the blaze. With more rain in the forecast, though, the threat of flooding is real.
FLAGSTAFF – The Museum Fire burning a mile north of Flagstaff has residents in the area on high alert as crews battle the 1,800 acre blaze.
FLAGSTAFF - Elite endurance runners are racing to be part of Flagstaff, Arizona community
WASHINGTON - Former Arizona State Forester Vicki Christiansen will draw on her years of experience as she takes on her new role as chief of the U.S. Forest Service, which faces problems of funds, growing wildfires and a lingering culture of harassment at the agency.