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University of Arizona researchers to study cross-border childhood asthma

The UA study will follow 500 pregnant women of Mexican descent in both cities and their newborns for the next five years

Delta variant of COVID-19 in Pima County

Dozens of cases of the highly transmissible virus have been identified in Arizona.

Tohono O'odham Nation advocates in Congress for properly funded federal services

Tribal leaders call out government's failure to fulfill promises to fund hospitals, school and detention centers in tribal lands.

Ducey blocks ASU policy requiring masks for unvaccinated students

Executive order would apply to all of the state's public universities and community colleges

House bill introduced to ensure access to health data for tribes

If passed, tribal health authorities wouldn't have to 'negotiate' for information to inform health policy.

Arizona passes 6 million in administered vaccine doses

ore than 3.3 million people statewide have received at least the first dose with around 2.9 million fully vaccinated

San Carlos Apache Tribe nearly halts spread of coronavirus

Average number of positive COVID-19 cases is down to less than 1% a week

PACC trap-neuter-return program hoping to expand

Expansion would allow PACC to spay and neuter more outdoor and feral cats, and increase cat health.

Local tribes update current COVID-19 health policies

The Tohono O'odham Nation reaffirmed its masking requirements, while the Pascua Yaqui Tribe approved a resolution to lift its stay-at-home order.

Slow summer of adjustment expected for COVID-aware citizens

The Memorial Day weekend is the first test for many who are ditching their masks.

Arizona legalizes clean needle exchange sites

People who inject drugs can exchange their used needles for clean ones at the sites. Clean, sharp needles reduced the risk of illnesses like HIV.

Campaign to discuss COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy launching in Tucson

A group of community organizers will soon be reaching out to Tucsonans to answer questions or help register people for the vaccine.

Arizona's budget, teen mental health support and school sports

In this week's episode of Arizona 360, the team also discusses COVID-19 updates.

Realities of masking and vaccination changes for Arizona

The head of the Arizona Department of Health Services discusses what she's advising people to do in this leg of the pandemic.

School IDs to sport hotline for struggling teens

Soon students will know who to call when they have suicidal thoughts just by looking at the back of their ID cards.

Arizona leads the nation in rural COVID-19 vaccinations

The CDC says Arizona is tops in some categories and low in others.

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