Stories tagged: "health"


A supporter of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) stands in front of the Supreme Court of the United States as the Court begins hearing arguments from California v. Texas about the legality of the ACA on November 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. Today is the first time that the Court is hearing a case with all three of President Donald Trump's appointments; Associate Justices Neil Gorsuch, Bret Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett. California v. Texas is the Republican's latest effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act after repeated efforts to repeal the Act through the legislative process. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Need Health Insurance? Here’s How to Enroll in the Affordable Care Act for 2023

There are a number of changes coming to ACA coverage in 2023. Here’s a breakdown of what enrollees need to know, and how to apply.

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Arizona Abortions Will Continue Until at Least Mid-November

Abortions in Arizona will continue until at least mid-November, although still limited in scope due to a ban on the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy, passed by the Republican-led state Legislature.

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‘There Is More to It:’ Shelter Worker on Phoenix’s Growing Tent City

More than 600 people stay in downtown Phoenix's homeless shelter every night—and hundreds more sleep in tents on the streets surrounding the shelter.

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Democrats Renew Push for Biden to Decriminalize Weed, an Idea Arizonans Overwhelmingly Support.

Decriminalizing and legalizing marijuana is overwhelmingly popular with Arizonans of all political affiliations, as 70% of voters in the state support legalization.

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Lo que significan los resultados de las primarias de Arizona para el derecho al aborto.

Se esperan más batallas judiciales en cuanto a la vigencia de una antigua prohibición más completa del aborto en Arizona, y si una ley estatal menos estricta puede entrar en vigencia en septiembre.

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What Arizona’s Primary Results Mean for Abortion Rights

Medical clinics have halted abortion services in Arizona over uncertainties surrounding state laws surrounding women's health.

FILE - People try to keep cool at the Justa Center, a resource center catering to the older homeless population, as temperatures hit 110-degrees, July 19, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
From Heat Deaths to Worsening Allergies, Climate Change Harms Health

From 2030 to 2050, according to the WHO, 250,000 additional deaths are expected each year worldwide because of climate-driven health problems.