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Bills seek to limit puberty blockers, other medical treatment for transgender youth
TUCSON – Legislation cropping up nationwide aims to restrict medical treatment to transgender youth and potentially criminalize doctors who provide it. Advocates call the proposals an unprecedented attack.
Tribe aims to improve dental health by bringing smiles to the dental visit
SAN CARLOS - Fear of the dentist was just one of the problems facing the San Carlos Apache tribe, where tooth decay among kindergarteners exceeded both state and national levels, but tribal health officials are working to improve the situation a number of ways, including demystifying a dental visit.
Pageant winner steps up to help her tribe and winds up shipping masks across North America
PHOENIX – When Stormie Perdash was asked to help make face masks for those living on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, she had no idea how big a project it would become. Perdash, who serves as Miss Shoshone-Bannock, is shipping masks across the U.S.
Arizona poll: Republicans, Democrats far apart on immigration, gun control, climate
PHOENIX - A Morrison Institute for Public Policy poll shows Republicans’ and Democrats’ have “separate thoughts” on immigration, climate change, affordable housing and gun control, among other issues. The poll may also reveal the growing political power of independents in Arizona.
New Fry’s grocery store ends food desert for downtown Phoenix
PHOENIX - A new Fry’s Food and Drug will open in downtown Phoenix on Wednesday, the first grocery store in an urban area dotted with new businesses and housing.