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J.J. Watt Arizona Cardinals announcement
Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt says he had his heart shocked into rhythm after going into atrial fibrillation this week. He still played Sunday in a 26-16 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Oct. 3, 2022
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Putting a loved one in long-term care can be a tough decision. Going through the process of admitting them can be even tougher.
Oct. 1, 2022
Pap smears used to be performed on an annual basis, often as part of an annual well-woman exam. Pap smears can detect things like cervical cancer, which is mostly caused by the HPV virus.
Oct. 1, 2022
Doctor's Office
During the pandemic, many people stopped going to the doctor. While some took advantage of telemedicine, there are certain exams that have to be done in person. But waiting rooms are once again busy.
Sep. 30, 2022
The number of dengue cases registered in Sonora this year has skyrocketed amid an outbreak in the southern part of the state.
Sep. 30, 2022
two condoms on a counter
Older adults have sex and when they lose their spouse, they may start dating again. But just like anyone who is sexually active, there’s a risk for sexually transmitted infections or STI’s.
Sep. 30, 2022
Medical bills
It’s election season, and there are more than just people to consider on the ballot. Arizonans will vote on several propositions including what is advertised as the Predatory Debt Collection Protection Act. Here's a breakdown of the pros and cons of Proposition 209.
More Arizona politics news
Sep. 29, 2022
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With the reinstatement of a territorial-era ban that dates back to the 1860s, Arizona women are no longer able to seek abortion care in most cases. But even if this latest legal decision is put on hold or the state’s constitution is eventually amended to reflect what most Arizonans say they want, which is some access to abortion care, women will still need or want abortions — even into their second or third trimester.
Sep. 28, 2022
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The physical and mental health of nursing home residents worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to a new U.S. Government Accountability Office report.
Sep. 26, 2022
Medical worker burned out
In May, KJZZ’s Arizona Science Desk described the emotional distress wearing down health care workers and hindering efforts to bounce back after COVID-19. New research gives a glimpse of how those workers are faring.
Sep. 22, 2022
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The Phoenix City Council unanimously approved a contract worth $931,000 for churches to provide shelters for people experiencing homelessness. Funding will come from Phoenix’s allocation of the federal American Rescue Plan Act and will go to Lutheran Social Services.
More Arizona business news
Sep. 21, 2022
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Over the last couple of years, masks have been political symbols, but also social ones. To learn about that aspect of masking, The Show spoke with Markus Kemmelmeier, a professor of social psychology and sociology at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Sep. 21, 2022
Flu shot
A new COVID-19 booster is available. At the same time, flu season is approaching. To learn about both vaccines and best practices, The Show spoke with Dr. Nick Staab.
Sep. 21, 2022
President Joe Biden
The groups claim that recent legislation is not enough to reach the Biden administration's goal of reducing pollution by 50% by 2030.
Sep. 20, 2022
More than 2,000 Arizonans died last year due to opioid overdoses; fentanyl was a leading cause. Those are among the findings in the state health department’s latest Opioid Overdoses Surveillance Report.
Sep. 20, 2022
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Taking a daily multivitamin could slow cognitive decline among adults 65 and older. That’s according to a three year study of more than 2,000 people.
Sep. 19, 2022
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A retired police lieutenant hopes to expand a nonprofit she started while working in Phoenix.
Sep. 19, 2022
Thanks to a tight labor market, Mesa is bringing back lifetime medical benefits for eligible employees.
Sep. 13, 2022
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Arizona saw a record number of opioid deaths last year, according to the latest data from the state health department.
Sep. 13, 2022
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Phoenix City Manager Jeff Barton has announced the city’s first public health adviser. Nicole Dupuis-Witt will address public health priorities and needs across the city.
Sep. 13, 2022


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