According to recent data from the World Health Organization, non-adherence is defined as not following directions or filling prescriptions — and they account for 50 percent of treatment failures, 125,000 deaths and 25 percent of hospitalizations each year in the United States.
For centuries, experts thought recovery from spinal injury paralysis could never surpass progress made during the first six months following injury. Now, the latest of three recent studies might prove them wrong.
Mexico’s capitol is dedicating its main celebrations for Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, to fallen migrants. Meanwhile, the Mexican government is struggling to help and regulate other migrants, including those from a Central American caravan.
A former archaeologist for the State Parks Department has expressed concerns that the agency wasn’t careful when it came to working on a number of cabins and trails. And he believes that has caused considerable damage — including damage to one site that is 12,000 years old.
Arizona Public Service has spent more than $30 million on the campaign to defeat Prop 127, which would increase the state’s renewable energy standard. But that ballot measure isn’t the only place APS is spending political money.
Most of Arizona’s 3.7 million voters elect to receive their ballot by mail. An empty ballot is sent to each voter, and the voter fills it out and drops it back in their mailbox. Simple. But the envelope doesn’t immediately get dropped into a ballot box, it has to be validated first.
Phoenix has light rail as well as bus service to get people around town. But the way this city has been built and designed the automobile dominates how we move from Point A to Point B. But could all of that change when autonomous cars take over the roads?
Downtown Phoenix is much different now than it was three decades ago, and it continues to change, as new development projects continue to come online. The Arizona Republic has been looking into those changes, both good and less good, and how they happened, in a new series.