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The Show spoke with Dana Marie Kennedy, state director of AARP Arizona, about what the Biden administration's recent Medicare decision could mean for Arizona seniors.
Aug. 30, 2023
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Arizona Republic investigative reporter Caitlin McGlade joined The Show to talk more about a new investigation that found problems in assisted living facilities in Arizona.
Aug. 29, 2023
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The Show spoke with Dr. David Engelthaler, head of the infection diseases department at the Translational Genomics Research Institute, or T-Gen, more about the rising COVID-19 numbers.
Aug. 29, 2023
"Congress just needs to reauthorize the program and get it off of autopilot," said Arizona Public Health Association’s Will Humble. "And it’s just been on autopilot for 13 years and counties tell me it’s about to crash. But it hasn't happened yet, it’s just the warning lights are blinking."
Aug. 28, 2023
maricopa county medical examiner's office
Maricopa County has seen a huge uptick in heat related deaths compared to last year. For the people who investigate those deaths, it means working longer hours and more shifts.
Aug. 28, 2023
Phantom Ranch
Grand Canyon National Park officials are warning that E. coli bacteria has been detected in the water supply near Phantom Ranch – the only lodging at the bottom of the canyon.
Aug. 28, 2023
Sarah Everts The Joy of Sweat book
The Show spoke with science journalist Sarah Everts about how sweating is actually essential to survival.
Aug. 28, 2023
Rochelle Garcia Seed to Plate, Soil to Sky
Lois Ellen Frank's latest cookbook, “Seed to Plate, Soil to Sky: Modern Plant-Based Recipes using Native American Ingredients,” is a love letter to the foods and flavors from the Southwest — but most of all, the Indigenous producers who cultivate and cherish them.
Aug. 27, 2023
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Emergency dispatchers in Arizona will now receive paid counseling for trauma experienced at work after Gov. Katie Hobbs signed a bipartisan bill.
Aug. 24, 2023
A jar of tea sits in the sun in Tempe on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023.
Through KJZZ's Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked: Is it safe to make and drink your own sun tea in Arizona? While Arizona's weather makes it the perfect place for making sun tea, the brewing method actually poses some health risks.
Aug. 24, 2023
maricopa county medical examiner's office
The Maricopa County Medical Examiner says he is certain the number of heat-related deaths this summer will surpass last year’s record.
Aug. 23, 2023
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Abortion is currently legal until 15 weeks gestation in Arizona. But a near-total ban on abortions dating back to the Civil War era has never been repealed in the state.
Aug. 23, 2023
David Hondula
David Hondula, director of Phoenix's Office of Heat Response and Mitigation, joined The Show to talk more about the high numbers of heat-related deaths so far this year.
Aug. 23, 2023
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The Show spoke with Dr. Nick Staab, assistant medical director with the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, about what's happening now with COVID-19 and what to expect through the fall.
Aug. 22, 2023
University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine Julie Funk
Three years ago, the University of Arizona founded the College of Veterinary Medicine, the first public veterinary school in the state. Now, the college’s first class of students is set to graduate.
Aug. 19, 2023
Planned parenthood
The Show spoke with Adrienne Mansanares, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, who says they’ve seen an influx of patients needing abortion care, including many from Arizona.
Aug. 18, 2023
Federal officials are concerned it’s too hard for Arizonans to get help enrolling in Medicaid coverage. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says Arizona is one of 16 states where phones aren’t being answered quickly enough.
Aug. 17, 2023
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Maricopa County health officials have confirmed 30 more heat-related deaths since last week, bringing the total to 89 so far this year. A county official says these numbers continue the grim pattern that 2023 will surpass last year’s heat-related death record.
Aug. 17, 2023
Plastic production has swelled from 1.5 million tons in 1950 to 390 million tons in 2021. Today, microplastics are found on land, sea and air, and humans take them in through food, breathing and body cavities. But what about fully enclosed organs, like the heart?
Aug. 16, 2023
Jen Piatt and Dr. DeShawn Taylor
The abortion landscape in our county and in Arizona has been upended in the last year. What was once a constitutional right was gone overnight — and providers, experts and advocates on both sides have been navigating a new reality ever since.
Aug. 16, 2023


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