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Autism rates rise in U.S., along with awareness in communities of color

The CDC surveyed communities in 11 states, including Arizona, California and Utah, in 2018 and again in 2020 to detect what had changed or remained the same for 8-year-olds and 4-year-olds.

Arizona springtime brings concern about disease-carrying ticks

Experts are creating the state's first database for the parasitic pest.

Future doctors meet their match

UA medical students learn where they will go for their next training.

Dementia’s dangerous rise leads legislators to ask up to $500,000 for Alzheimer’s

State legislators are pushing a bill to build a state dementia plan.

Robotic surgery comes to Cochise County.

Canyon Vista Medical Center gets help for surgeons.

Experts say change of seasons leads to less sleep

The start of spring could create some restless nights.

"Above all else, believe us"

Advocates say doctors can show biased behavior toward autistic adults

Planned Parenthood Arizona expands services to include vasectomies

The procedure will now be offered in the Southern Arizona Regional Health Center.

Obstetrician appeals decision over Arizona abortion law

The suit seeks to reverse an Arizona Court of Appeals ruling that said doctors couldn’t be charged for performing abortions in the first 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Poison control, dispensaries on alert as kids who accidentally eat marijuana edibles rises

Parents are advised to treat edibles like household cleansers or weapons – locked away from their children.

COVID detectives still dogged by disinformation

Researchers continue confirming the source of the coronavirus at a Chinese wet market

Biofilm Discoveries

A retired professor at the University of Arizona has transformed a biofilm derived from lung tissue into multiple inventions that could solve everything from foodborne illness to the water crisis.

NFL will offer free CPR training during Super Bowl week

The NFL and American Heart Association will provide free CPR education throughout the week as part the NFL Experience at the Phoenix Convention Center.

UA swimmer dies of bacterial infection

No connection to COVID or vaccine in ME's statement.

Record breaking Affordable Care Act health insurance sign ups

Average Arizona families will save over $4,700 in yearly premiums.

Three years on, COVID-19 no longer grabs headlines, still poses a threat

It hits the elderly hardest, it spikes in summer and winter, it killed men in Arizona at sharply higher rates t

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