Stories tagged: "health"


Joan Steede, a home health care worker from Phoenix, pushing for action on the Build Back Better plan. (Photo by Diannie Chavez/Cronkite News)
An Arizona Home Care Worker Speaks on the Dark Side of the Profession 

Low wages among healthcare workers are proving to not just be demoralizing—they’re destroying the industry’s workforce.

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Una pastora a favor del aborto explica por qué luchar por el derecho al aborto es fundamental para su fe

Hablamos con la reverenda Katy Zeh para averiguar cómo llegó a apoyar el derecho al aborto, por qué luchar por el derecho al aborto es fundamental para su fe y cómo se siente ser un pastor a favor del derecho a decidir.

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Opinion: Arizona’s Senators Must Preserve Healthcare Subsidies 

Healthcare advocate and cancer survivor Ana Valenzuela says Arizona's senators need to ensure health insurance subsidies are protected for good.

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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.

The northeast corner of Van Buren and 24th streets, where the AHCCCS transitional housing and behavioral health facilities will be located, as pictured on May 11, 2022. (Photo by Camaron Stevenson)
Arizona’s Medicaid Agency to Build 70-Bed Housing Facility

Arizona’s Medicaid agency is building a 70-bed transitional housing facility for people who are experiencing homelessnesss and are diagnosed with serious mental illness. 

A Republican Plan to Raise Taxes on Arizonans and Potentially End Social Security and Medicare is Massively Unpopular, Poll Shows

Arizona Republicans recently gave the state’s wealthiest a major tax cut. Now, their national counterparts want to raise taxes for everyone else.

Brittney Griner, left, who plays for Russia’s UMMC Ekaterinburg, is in “good condition,” a State Department official said. Griner is awaiting trial after Russian officials accused her of allegedly trying to enter the country with vape cartridges containing hashish oil. (File photo by Ryan Wright/Cronkite News)
US State Department: Mercury’s Brittney Griner in ‘Good Condition’ in Russian Prison

Griner has been detained in Russia for five weeks, and her detention has been extended until May 19.