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Children see unusual rise in respiratory virus

Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is seeing higher rates of cases in Arizona.

Yoga for addiction recovery and mental health expands among care providers

It has made its way into the mental and behavioral health field as a supporting tool in addiction recovery.

21% increase in hotline calls for domestic violence center, most in history

The Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse has received over 8,000 calls just this year.

Fact Check Arizona: Ep. 4 Abortion and statewide races

Abortion misconceptions and changing stances are frequent in Arizona campaigns

Ketamine Therapy

Combined with psychotherapy, some studies show its success in treating a wide range of anxiety disorders.

‘Fresh food, fresh start’: Tucson cafe doubles as training program for people with mental illness

Located in downtown Tucson, Café 54 serves as an employment training program for people with mental health conditions or developmental disabilities.

Sierra Vista gets new fire station

The Department of Defense helped pay for the facility.

Pima County passes national number in bivalent booster administration

Pima County currently has 9% of eligible people who are 12 and up vaccinated with the new shot.

Bivalent boosters approved for ages 5 to 11

The FDA and CDC approved the usage of the drug on Oct. 12.

Phoenix City Council passes abortion resolution modeled after Tucson’s

The resolution states the support for abortion access and deprioritzes law enforcement of current abortion restrictions.

ASU study finds that 1 in 4 Arizona suicides involved intimate partner problems

Data was collected over five years through law enforcement reports, medical examiner reports and death certificates.

Fighting Foodborne Illness

Sadhana Ravishankar has spent her career keeping agricultural products in Arizona safe, and was recently awarded Inventor of the Year by Tech Launch Arizona for developing natural antimicrobial washes.

A new Pima County overdose prevention campaign begins

The first installment of $1.5 million from a legal settlement with pharmaceutical companies and distributors is funding the new campaign.

Protests begin after abortion ban is reinstated

Friday evening, protesters took to the Pima County Superior Court following its decision to reinstate a century old abortion ban.

The Buzz: How Arizona's lack of school mental health staff affects students

Arizona has some of the worst student-to-mental-health-professional ratios in the US.

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