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PHOENIX – A final rule is expected soon that would make hearing aids available over the counter for those with mild to moderate hearing loss. Proponents say the change will spur competition, lower costs and increase availability, especially for those who can’t afford the devices.
PHOENIX – Nonprofits like one in Texas and Arizona’s Prescott Valley are helping the formerly incarcerated start again. One primary goal: Ensure they have access to the health care they need, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
PHOENIX – Telehealth has been a widely used resource during the pandemic, but some experts continue to weigh the pros and cons of treating certain conditions from a distance – specifically mental illness and substance use.
PHOENIX – Amid what the American Red Cross is calling the worst blood shortage in more than a decade, blood providers are urgently calling for donors. Vitalant, an Arizona nonprofit that collects blood, says thousands of blood drives have been canceled over the past 18 months.