Emergency rooms across the nation are busy. Many visits are for non-life-threatening conditions and can be costly. A program in Yuma County wants to prevent unnecessary ER visits by bringing back an old idea — house calls made by the local fire department.
This year, more than 1 million Americans will seek some kind of medical treatment abroad. The medical-tourism industry is booming. And one tech startup with local roots is trying to become the main platform for it.
The Human Rights Campaign recently released its annual Municipal Equality Index, which rates cities based on policies, services and laws. But how do the policies cities enact impact how people are treated?
A four-year project led by Northern Arizona University will examine how political boundaries can create ecological differences. Researchers will look at the edges between national parks and nearby land… from space.
Despite a recent spike in sightings in Arizona, Amy Burnett of the Arizona Game and Fish Department believes there is no indication that the bear population is on the rise around the state, only a rise in human population that may be unfamiliar with their presence.
Whether it’s Microsoft buying LinkedIn, Bass Pro Shops looking to take over Cabela’s or Google eyeing Twitter, mergers and acquisitions involving U.S. companies are on pace for the second biggest year since before the recession. One of the billion-dollar deals involves Arizona’s highest ranking company on the Fortune 500.