Stories tagged: "health care"


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Arizona’s Black and Latino Neighborhoods Have 13-Hour Lines for COVID Testing

While people nationwide complain about waiting hours to be seen, getting a test can be even harder in America’s poorer, Hispanic and Black neighborhoods.

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The GOP Wants to Repeal the ACA During a Pandemic. Democrats Are Trying to Expand Coverage.

If the Affordable Care Act is struck down, tens of millions of Americans would lose coverage and protections for pre-existing conditions.

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‘We Didn’t Know How Long This Was Going to Last’: Nurses in Flagstaff COVID Ward Speak Out

Nurses and doctors on the front lines have had to restructure every action and routine of both their work and personal lives because of the virus.

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Immigrants Need Help During The Pandemic. They’re Having Trouble Finding It.

Many immigrants have been excluded from pandemic-related benefits — leaving local advocacy groups to step in to provide support.

Veterans to McSally: COVID-19 is Killing Us — Do Something

Veterans have expressed frustration that GOP leaders are putting their health at risk by promoting an untested drug as a potential coronavirus medication.

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Nearly 600 Tuba City Families Fed From Record-Setting Food Donation

St. Mary’s Food Bank delivered 125,000 pounds of food in a record-setting donation delivery to the Navajo Nation in Tuba City — one of the hardest hit populations in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Study: Arizona Latinos Need More Life-Saving CPR Training and Resources

Bystander CPR is less common in primarily Latino communities, and chances of surviving a cardiac arrest in those neighborhoods are low.