Stories tagged: "healthcare"


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Children 12 and Older in Arizona Can Now Get Vaccinated. Here’s What to Know.

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to anyone 12 and older at a number of pharmacies and at any of Arizona's state-run vaccination sites.

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Gov. Ducey Signs Far-Reaching Anti-Abortion Bill in Huge Blow to Women

Lawmakers, healthcare providers, and community members have pushed back against the bill for weeks. Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday signed a controversial bill that will make it a felony to perform abortions based on genetic abnormalities—meaning potential jail time for providers who perform the abortions and fines for those who don’t report them. Senate Bill...

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Ducey Leads Arizona Into Global COVID Hotspot For Second Time

Arizona has the worst coronavirus diagnosis rate in the country, and health experts believe the state's infection rate is higher than what's reported.

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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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63% of Latinos Say They Will Get the Coronavirus Vaccine. That Number Needs to Be Higher.

Two separate surveys show that the Latino and Black community are cautious about getting the coronavirus vaccine.

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‘Disruptive and Cruel’: Native Americans Worry as Supreme Court Weighs Repeal of Health Care Act

Officials say "millions" of Native Americans throughout the country could lose healthcare if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

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Meet the Two Latino Doctors on Biden’s COVID-19 Task Force

The COVID-19 team includes a Latina doctor born in Brazil and a Latino doctor from Texas.