Tobacco might have finally found the image upgrade it’s been looking for, as scientists hope to use the plant to produce a safe and cheap Zika vaccine. If successful in humans, the plant-based approach could provide an effective solution for countries affected by the disease.
The opioid crisis is gripping the country. In Arizona, overdoses are killing at least two people a day. Gov. Doug Ducey recently declared a public health emergency. Arizona isn't the only state to take this step. But what does it mean?
A faulty freezer compressor has cost United Food Bank more than 21,000 pounds of food. The compressor went out on Sunday and an alarm meant to alert staff to problems did not activate. The lost food was mostly frozen fruits, vegetables and cheese.
There’s lots of research in this region on valley fever, both on humans and dogs. And there’s a new project, which aims to apply an approach researchers often use on people to dogs — by tracking them over time.
The original GI Bill was passed in 1944 and is one of the most impactful pieces of legislation Congress has ever approved. It gave veterans greater opportunities to attend college and buy homes. Earlier this summer, the House unanimously passed the Forever GI Bill, an expansion of a post-9/11 GI Bill.
Sean Spicer was the target of a brutal impersonation by Melissa McCarthy on "Saturday Night Live" before leaving the job of White House Press secretary. Anthony Scaramucci lasted less than a week as communications director — and part of that time was spent giving an expletive-filled interview to The New Yorker.
Arizona may be the best testing ground in the country for the heart and soul of the Republican Party. We’re looking toward a re-election campaign for Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, whose new book condemns Trump’s hold on the GOP, and voters here are not as concerned about the economy as those in the Rust Belt.
What do Adam Levine, lead singer of the pop group Maroon 5, and Tempe’s tech scene have in common? The answer is a company called Varsity Tutors, a startup that offers live, online tutoring. Levine happens to be one of their financial backers.
For years the state has failed to comply with performance measures from a settlement between the state and the inmates. The main reason for the failures is staffing and Judge David Duncan said economic currents are to blame.
Glen Campbell passed away Tuesday, at the age of 81, from Alzheimer’s disease. He was best known for songs like “Rhinestone Cowboy,” and of course, here, “By the Time I Get to Phoenix.” With me to talk about his impact on music, and the Valley’s music scene is Niki D’Andrea, executive editor for Times Media Group.
This year, the National Cancer Institute and World Health Organization concluded that a big price increase is one of the most effective tools for decreasing tobacco use. But there are certain communities where relatively cheap cigarettes are still easy to get.