Stories tagged: "children"


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Care and Comfort: From Horses to Micro-Mini Cows, Animals Can Help with Human Ailments

Animal-assisted therapy is a growing form of therapy that can help people of all ages both mentally and physically by relying on the unique bond between animals and humans.

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Yuma Mother Documents 4-Year-old’s Struggle With Rare Moebius Syndrome

Researchers estimate that the syndrome affects as few as 1 in 500,000 newborns, according to The National Library of Medicine.

Photo courtesy Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department​
Your Guide to Free and Low-Cost Summer Camps in the Valley

Make sure to bookmark this page! Additional activities from all across the Valley for kids of all ages will be added throughout the summer.

Photo courtesy Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department​
Your Guide to Free and Low-Cost Summer Camps in the Valley

Make sure to bookmark this page! Additional activities from all across the Valley for kids of all ages will be added throughout the summer.

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Opinion: Arizona Families Need Congress to Make Child Tax Credit Expansion Permanent

Arizona families desperately need a permanent expanded child tax credit in our continued fight against COVID-19.

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Hungry Holidays: Break From School Means Break From Meals for Some Kids

Advocates for child nutrition programs have found potential solutions in an unlikely place—the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Expanded Child Tax Credit Benefited Almost 1.4 Million Arizona Children

Arizona families this week may have seen their last payment —for now—under the expanded child tax credit program.