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The Arizona Board of Nursing says Arizona ranks among the top five states with the most severe health-care staffing shortages.
Feb. 19, 2024
Thousands of people attended the International Franchise Association’s annual convention in downtown Phoenix.
Feb. 19, 2024
Phoenix police record fentanyl bust in Avondale
On a party-line vote, state senators have advanced a bill that would reduce the amount of fentanyl needed for criminal prosecution from 9 grams to one pill.
Feb. 19, 2024
Woman alone crying domestic violence
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Yet, female high school students in Arizona experience more sexual violence compared to their male peers. That’s according to the latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
Feb. 17, 2024
arizona state hospital
A bill to establish a new governing board to oversee the Arizona State Hospital received bipartisan support at the state Legislature, but similar bills have stalled out at the Capitol over the past few years.
Feb. 16, 2024
Quang Nguyen headshot
Long-term care advocates and families are hoping that some bills moving through the Arizona legislature will eventually become law.
Feb. 16, 2024
COVID-19 vaccine
Dr. Frank LoVecchio, an emergency medicine physician with Valleywise Health, says there could be drawbacks from some people to proposed revisions in the COVID-19 guidelines from the CDC.
Feb. 16, 2024
Valley fever coccidioides fungus
Dr. Dave Engelthaler, a TGen researcher, joined The Show to talk about new findings that may make scientists rethink what they know about Valley fever.
Feb. 16, 2024
banner health sign
This month Banner Health is raising awareness for diseases, conditions and syndromes that disproportionately impact Black Americans. Alzheimer’s is one of them.
Feb. 16, 2024
a person holding a pill case
A bill that would establish a certification process for memory care services, and set training standards for staff who work at facilities that offer those services, is moving through the Arizona Legislature.
Feb. 15, 2024
Vending machine with Naloxone
Valle del Sol health clinic in south Phoenix recently unveiled a new way for community members to access naloxone, a medication designed to rapidly reverse overdose from opioids: a free vending machine.
Feb. 15, 2024
child getting vaccinated
The Show spoke with Dr. Nick Staab, assistant medical director for the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, to talk more about low vaccination rates in Arizona and how a potential measles case and new strains of COVID-19 could affect unvaccinated people.
Feb. 15, 2024
Man with virtual reality glasses
Virtual reality has been used in health care for several years, and the release of Apple's Vision Pro headset has renewed interest in the field, challenging health care professionals to innovate new ways to treat and talk with patients.
Feb. 14, 2024
Measles Virus
An international visitor to the Valley recently tested positive for measles. The Maricopa County Department of Public Health has identified two public places where people might have been exposed in late January.
Feb. 14, 2024
psilocybin psychedelic mushroom
Sen. T.J. Shope said his SB 1570 legislation is a way of providing treatment in a clinical setting for those who are struggling with things like post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health issues.
Feb. 13, 2024
Measles Virus
The Maricopa County Department of Public Health confirmed a measles case Saturday from an international visitor as cases of the highly infectious disease rise across the U.S. and overseas. Officials became notified of the matter through routine lab reporting.
Feb. 10, 2024
hospital bed
A nursing assistant is accused of raping, and impregnating, a resident at a skilled nursing facility in Goodyear. The story is reminiscent of when an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth at the Hacienda HealthCare intermediate care facility in Phoenix more than five years ago.
Feb. 9, 2024
Nurse
The nursing shortage particularly impacts critical access hospitals, which are rural community hospitals designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and tribal health care facilities that provide care to Native American communities in rural areas.
Feb. 9, 2024
Stethoscope in a doctor's office.
Midwestern University in Glendale is hosting a youth medical summit Saturday, Feb. 10. The event called Black Men in White Coats focuses on students in 6th through 12th grades and their parents.
Feb. 9, 2024
For the last few years, lawmakers and kinship foster families have been pushing to increase the amount of money they receive each month to help raise the kids in their care. Yet another bill to do just that is moving through the Arizona Legislature.
Feb. 9, 2024

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