Health and Medicine

UnitedHealth says wide swath of patient files may have been taken in Change cyberattack

Apr 23, 2024 UnitedHealth says files with personal information that could cover a "substantial portion of people in America" may have been taken in the cyberattack on its Change Healthcare business.

‘Combating this epidemic’: Native Americans gather to address suicide prevention

Apr 21, 2024 In 2019, suicide was the second leading cause of death for Native Americans and Alaska Natives between the ages of 10 and 34.

Black people have the highest opioid fatality rate among all other races and ethnicities in Arizona

Apr 13, 2024 Nonfatal overdoses also occur at a higher rate for Black Arizonans than for other groups, at a rate of 67.7 per 100,000 people.

Days after abortion ruling: Vice President Harris visits AZ to discuss access

Apr 12, 2024 She says the Arizona Supreme Court ruling on abortion puts women in the state under one of the most "extreme" abortion bans in the U.S.

There is hope for the homeless at Sister Josè Women's Center.

Apr 11, 2024 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The holistic housing approach of "I Am You 360"; and 10-Minute Dramas returns with "It's Saturday".

Hours after near-total ban upheld: Providers in AZ abortion clinic fear for patients' lives

Apr 10, 2024 On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court upheld a Civil War-era law that bans nearly all abortions, except to save the life of a pregnant person.

Low-income hearing health care expanded to all three Arizona universities

Apr 7, 2024 The project offers and covers the cost of a hearing test, hearing aids, hearing aid fittings, batteries, wax traps, ear molds, and aural rehabilitation.

The Buzz: What happens with Arizona's opioid settlement money?

Apr 5, 2024 The state will receive more than $1.1 billion in the coming years. Where will it go?

Post renovation, The Marroney Theatre offers more than ever.

Apr 4, 2024 Also on Arizona Spotlight: "All In for Autism 2024" is about sharing resources and building community; Chris Dashiell reviews the documentary "Body Parts"; and a 5th grader's emotional song for her mother.

Grijalva diagnosed with cancer

Apr 2, 2024 The longtime Congressman released the information this morning.

Mayes urges SCOTUS: protect emergency abortion care amid Idaho ban

Mar 30, 2024 The amicus brief comes weeks before the United States Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments for the case.

NAMIWALKS invites the community to show support for mental wellness.

Mar 29, 2024 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The sounds of a world gone by are being celebrated by a band called Piffaro; and a celebrating of creative writing returns to Cochise College.

AZ House Committee rejects sober living homes regulation bill despite Senate support

Mar 22, 2024 The bill passed the Arizona Senate unanimously.

4 years later, COVID-19 conspiracy still thrives in the Arizona Senate

Mar 15, 2024 A far-right, unofficial committee presented anti-vaccine testimony and defended dubious treatments.

Arizona legislation to better regulate rehab programs targeted by Medicaid scams is moving forward

Mar 15, 2024 Hathalie said she anticipates a vote by the full House could come as soon as Thursday.

Judge mulls third contempt case against Arizona for failing to improve prison health care

Mar 15, 2024 Previous contempt fines totaling $2.5 million have failed to motivate authorities to improve care.

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