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McCain: VA Care Problems Are National

Veterans hospital in Phoenix has been under a magnifying glass over reports of more than 40 deaths due to delayed medical appointments.

Group of GOP AZ Legislators Want New Abortion Rules Unblocked

In April, Court of Appeals issued an injunction for a temp block on restrictions on use of abortion-inducing drugs.

CPS Reform Work Begins at AZ Capitol

Lawmakers are meeting with staff to draft legislation to create a new child welfare agency.

Nonprofits Get $355K to Address Childhood Poverty, End of Life Care

Community Foundation for Southern Arizona awards grants to 25 local organizations; Casa de los Niños and Community Food Bank among them.

3 PHX VA Executives Put on Administrative Leave

Director among those suspended amid investigation into allegations of corruption, neglect possibly leading to death of up to 40 veteran.

ASU Among Schools Investigated Over Handling of Sexual Abuse

Total of 55 colleges, universities in investigation for how they handle complaints; doesn't mean they've violated any laws.

120K Arizonans Enrolled in Health Insurance on Exchange

Feds not releasing how many have paid for plans; Obama Administration announced today more than 5 million people signed up for coverage.

Former CPS Director Knew About Ignored Cases, Employees Say

Arizona child welfare agency workers testify that Clarence Carter was informed about thousands child abuse, neglect reports that went without investigation as far back as 2011.

Child Welfare Awards Recognize Abuse Prevention

Local agency honors those whose work improves children's lives; honorees include founder of an agency helping children who have difficulty eating.

Preliminary Review Finds No Evidence of Wrongdoing in PHX VA

Nothing to support recent allegations of corruption and unnecessary deaths at the agency's hospital, Phoenix VA head says.

UA Program Participates in Free Eye Screenings

Thanks to the Sight Savers, medical students are able to provide those who are under-insured or don't have health insurance with care.

3 AZ Congressmen Call PHX VA Head to Step Down

In the past weeks there have been revelations about patient care lapses; up to 40 veterans may have died due to delayed care.

UA First of AZ Universities to Cover Transgender Surgeries

Program helps pay for student gender transition surgeries, hormone therapy, behavioral health treatments.

New Alert System for Seniors Gone Missing

Friday's signing of SB 1097 creates a "Silver Alert" system modeled after Amber Alerts; OKs use of DPS emergency alert system.

We sit down with Nicole Avena, Ph.D. from the New York Obesity Research Center, to talk about sugar and what it does to our bodies.

Dangers of a Sweet Tooth

Sugar is seemingly everywhere and, research shows, it can be addictive; author discusses why, talks new book "Why Diets Fail."

UPDATED: Senate Vet Affairs Comm OKs Hearing on PHX VA

Committee will look into recent allegations that about 40 Arizona veterans died while awaiting medical appointments.

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