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Arizona taking steps to combat maternal mortality, one doula at a time
TEMPE – A new doula advisory committee in Arizona is developing certification procedures for the nonmedical labor professionals. It will bring the state one step closer to increasing access to doulas – who, research shows, can help prevent pregnancy-associated deaths.
Judges grill both sides in effort to untangle state’s jumbled abortion laws
WASHINGTON - Arizona Court of Appeals judges quizzed attorneys Wednesday as they tried to figure out how, or if, they can square competing abortion laws that could restrict or outright criminalize abortions in the state.
Combating hate and blame: LGBTQ activists fight stigma around monkeypox
PHOENIX – LGBTQ activists in Arizona are stepping up efforts to fight stigma and intolerance amid a global outbreak of monkeypox – even as they work to get more people vaccinated against the viral disease.
Mexicans and Guatemalans work together along shared border
TAPACHULA, Mexico – People on both sides of the Suchiate River, which separates Mexico and Guatemala, work side-by-side every day, trying to make a living. Comparisons can be made to cities along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Migrants endure wretched living conditions in Tapachula, Mexico
TAPACHULA, Mexico – Migrants throughout Tapachula are living in crowded conditions. There is little access to food and clean water.