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Arizonans enroll in All of Us program to increase diversity in medical research
PHOENIX – More than 50,000 people in Arizona are part of a national effort to build a new kind of medical database. The All of Us research program is an initiative of the National Institutes of Health, and its goal is ambitious: to build the largest and most diverse database of its kind.
COVID vaccines benefit pregnant people and their infants, studies show
PHOENIX - More studies are revealing the dangers pregnant people can face if they contract COVID-19 – as well as the protection that vaccines offer them and their infants.
Bill to ban drive-up voting, curbside drop boxes could harm voters with disabilities, advocates say
PHOENIX – Advocates for people with disabilities are concerned about a bill in the state Senate that would prohibit drive-up voting and curbside drop-off boxes for ballots, saying more options – not fewer – are vital for helping people exercise their right to vote.
Q&A: How PRJKT RUBY gets contraceptives to women in need in the U.S. and developing countries
Inspired by his daughters, Arizonan Peter Ax created a discreet and easy way to get birth control to women in need in the U.S. and donate money toward improving reproductive care in the developing world.
Count the Kicks campaign to combat stillbirths expands to Arizona
PHOENIX – Shawn Soumilas lost her second child in a stillbirth 12 years ago. Today, the Prescott mother is part of an effort expanding to Arizona this month to teach expectant mothers about fetal movement and tracking the health of their unborn babies.