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Trump Administration Looks To Fix Drug Prices
This year, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a new rule that would get rid of one of the least transparent parts of drug pricing: Giving rebates to middlemen known as pharmacy benefit managers.
May. 15, 2019
Suicide Prevention Trainer: Direct Conversation Is Key
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new law that will require all school staff to be trained in suicide prevention training. But what does that training look like?
May. 15, 2019
APS Forest Thinning Plan Could Reduce Wildfire Risk
A wet winter in Arizona was cause for a lot of optimism, particularly that the state's seemingly endless drought would be alleviated. But the precipitation also led to more plant and grass growth and more potential fuels for wildfires.
May. 15, 2019
Expert: Iran Tensions Signal
As tensions ramp up with Iran, The Show takes a look at how foreign policy strategy has changed in the Middle East since Trump took office.
May. 15, 2019
World Neighbors: Globalization Isn
The world seems more distressing every day, but groups like World Neighbors — which has been around for nearly 70 years — are working to change that perception.
May. 15, 2019
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A plan to use synthetic trees to remove CO2 from the air is a step closer to reality. An Ireland-based firm is partnering with Arizona State University to deploy the technology.
May. 15, 2019
Phoenix Suns Get 6th Pick In NBA Draft Lottery
Luck wasn’t on the Suns’ side for this year’s draft lottery.
May. 15, 2019
Arizona Meadery Wins Small Business Award
Arizona has become a hot spot for craft beer and wine. But the alcohol producers in Arizona that were awarded Small Business People of the Year by the nation’s Small Business Associations aren’t beer makers or wine makers.
May. 15, 2019
Are Hallucinogenics The Future Of Mental Health Treatment?
Psychedelic drugs tend to fit into a very clear niche in American culture. But, recently, scientists have been doing a lot more research into whether use of the drugs can help people dealing with mental illness or physical ailments.
May. 15, 2019
Mesa Voters To Decide On Public School Budget Increase
“This allows our local voters to support their schools by providing just a little bit more, 15 percent of our budget, so we can do the programs and provide the quality teachers we’ve been providing for years,” said Scott Thompson, a Mesa Public Schools assistant superintendent.
May. 15, 2019
Insys May Seek Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Opioid-maker Insys Therapeutics is warning it may file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The announcement may mark an end to the drugmaker.
May. 15, 2019
Dementia Training For Phoenix First Responders Comes To Life
A year ago, Hospice of the Valley invited a group of 15 people to participate in a fellowship program in which they came up with ideas that could improve care for people living with dementia. When a Phoenix Fire Department captain was selected to participate in the fellowship, his goal was pretty straight forward: educate Phoenix firefighter paramedics about dementia.
Phoenix First Responders Learning To Work With 2 Unique Populations
May. 15, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Creating Space For Joy In Your Life
What is joy? You might understand the concept of joy, but when it comes to the psychology of joy, the more know, the better equipped you are to experience more joy in your daily life.
May. 15, 2019
The Takeaway: Where Do U.S.-Russia Relations Stand Following Pompeo
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Sochi, Russia on Tuesday, While the visit was framed as an opportunity to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Russia, Pompeo said their discussions covered a range of issues, including relations with Venezuela and Iran.
May. 15, 2019
Arizona Storytellers: H.D. Hunter
KJZZ partners with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers series. H.D. Hunter is from Atlanta, but a few years ago he was living in New Haven, Connecticut, and trying to write a book.
May. 15, 2019
Tribes Across U.S. Push For Better Internet Access
The Federal Communications Commission estimates that about one-third of the people living on tribal lands don't have access to high-speed internet, but others say the figure is twice as high. That's partly because homes on remote reservations are spread far apart.
May. 15, 2019
Legislature Poised To Advance Primary Date
The Arizona Legislature is poised to move Arizona's late-August primary date forward by three weeks to the first Tuesday of the month.
May. 15, 2019
After Agreement Ends, Mexican Tomato Growers Sue U.S.
Mexican tomato growers are hoping the U.S. Court of International Trade court blocks a recently restarted anti-dumping investigation and the collection of steep duties.
May. 14, 2019
900 Migrants Flee From Mexican Detention Center
Hundreds of migrants have fled from detention in southern Mexico over the past month, as advocates say migrants are being held in overcrowded facilities with limited access to food and medical care.
May. 14, 2019
Federal Budget Could Mean More Help For Homeless Veterans
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs budget presented to Congress earlier this year includes nearly $2 billion for homeless veterans programs. About 200 homeless vets live on the streets in Tucson, according to the latest homeless census.
May. 14, 2019

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