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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.

Thousands of protesters march around the Arizona Capitol after the Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision Friday, June 24, 2022, in Phoenix.  The Supreme Court on Friday stripped away women’s constitutional protections for abortion, a fundamental and deeply personal change for Americans' lives after nearly a half-century under Roe v. Wade. The court’s overturning of the landmark court ruling is likely to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
The Fight For Reproductive Rights in Arizona is Far From Over

A reproductive rights organization is pushing for a constitutional amendment to the Arizona Constitution that would ensure protections for reproductive care services.

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. 

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Free N95 Masks Will Be Available For Arizonans, Biden Administration Announces

N95 masks—which filter out 95% of all airborne particles—offer higher levels of protection against infection than surgical or cloth masks.

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EXPLAINER: What We Know and Don’t Know About Omicron Variant

Scientists don't know if omicron is more transmissible or dangerous than previous variants. So far, there is no indication it causes more severe disease.