November is both Alzheimer’s disease Awareness Month, as well as National Family Caregivers Month. With one in eight Americans projected to contract Alzheimer’s by 2020, Arizona is expected to have 172,000 cases by that year. And this will affect the nearly 15 million family members and friends who unwittingly are transformed into unpaid caregivers.
Flu season officially arrived in Arizona last week, when the state’s first case of locally acquired influenza was diagnosed in Pima County. But health departments investigate flu cases year round to help get a better sense of the infectious virus.
There are no apparent plans at the Arizona Corporation Commission to force APS to disclose its 'dark money' spending this year. It is, however, pondering whether to eliminate some aspects of the state's energy efficiency standards that APS and other utilities have to follow.
Members of the state legislature received an update Monday on how the new Department of Child Safety is performing. DCS officials say their staff is on track to reduce a 13,000 case backlog by January.
The Transportation and Security Administration's pre-check location in the Phoenix airport is popular. Since the service at Sky Harbor airport opened last month, 1,300 people have qualified for expedited airport security.
The Arizona Cardinals’ starting quarterback Carson Palmer is out for the rest of the season, a few days after signing a three-year contract extension. Palmer suffered a serious knee injury in Sunday’s win against St. Louis.
We hear from Meryl Streep who's nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in the film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods," and J.K. Simmons who's nominated for his performance in the film "Whiplash."