The CDC reports that rates of diabetes-related kidney failure among Native Americans dropped more than 54 percent between 1996 and 2013. Experts attribute these successes, in part, to improved access, care coordination and community support.
Gov. Doug Ducey promised to make education a top priority in his third State of the State address. He asked Arizona legislators to work together to expand all-day kindergarten, pay teachers more and streamline teacher certification.
Assistant Attorney General Rusty Crandell told the 9th U.S. Apellate court that while DACA allows undocumented students to work and apply for a driver’s license, it should not extend to in-state tuition status.
Two middle-aged men and a young woman are sitting around a small, round table. It’s the first time they’ve ever met, but it only takes a few minutes for the conversation to flow easily. They all vividly recall the night they realized Donald Trump would be their next president.
The head of Medicare and Medicaid says Arizona’s making big strides under Obamacare and signups this year prove it. The acting Administrator Andy Slavitt was in Phoenix on Tuesday as the enrollment season draws to a close.
The Morrison Institute estimates there are more than 92,000 youth between 16 and 24 years old who are not in school or working in the Phoenix area. The non-profit Aspen Institute awarded a $150,000 grant that aims to help a local group find jobs for these disconnected youth.
Monday’s State of the State address included Governor Doug Ducey touching on drug abuse and addiction. To learn more about the current state of opioid addiction, we spoke with Peggy Chase, CEO of Terros Health.