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The Other Pandemic: Loneliness Widespread With Loss of Social Connections

Clinicians fear prolonged isolation and anxiety amidst pandemic could elevate youth suicide risk. The pandemic has affected different people in different ways, causing financial stress due to job loss, sliding grades, relationship pressures, and worries that vulnerable loved ones could contract COVID-19. But one factor that has affected Americans across the country is the loss...

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As Arizona’s Public Agencies See COVID-19 Outbreaks, How Do We Keep Workers Safe?

Three-quarters of American workers cannot work from home during the pandemic, putting them at increased risk of exposure to COVID-19. As the number of cases and deaths continue to rise in Arizona, public agencies across the state are seeing COVID-19 outbreaks within their ranks, from police departments to county health departments. Pima County announced last...

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LIVE BLOG: Tracking Coronavirus in Arizona

The number of new cases and deaths are up. Here's the latest on what's happening with COVID-19 in Arizona.

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Inside the ‘Freezer Farms’ Where COVID-19 Vaccines Will Be Stored at the University of Arizona

The university’s freezers can hold an average of 140,000 doses or approximately 1.6 million doses in total. The first COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Arizona earlier this month and began to be distributed across the state on Thursday, signaling a new phase in the fight against the virus.  Approximately 58,500 doses were initially distributed to Maricopa...

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Please Just Stay Home This Christmas

Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays… More than 3 million people passed through US airport checkpoints over the weekend ahead of the Christmas holiday even as the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to surge. According to the Transportation Security Administration, upwards of a million people nationwide moved through TSA checkpoints on...

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For Trans Patients, Medical Care Is a Battle Against Discrimination, Mistreatment

One in three transgender patients have reported having a negative experience with healthcare providers.

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The COVID-19 Vaccine is Here and Some Arizonans Could Get It This Week

The vaccine likely won’t be released to the general public until March or April. The first batch of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Arizona Monday morning just days after it was granted an emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration. A critical care nurse in New York was among the first in the...