An employee who contracts Covid on the job is entitled to benefits under the state's workers' compensation, the state Court of Appeals has ruled. And his survivor is entitled to benefit if the disease kills him.
Federal officials Tuesday approved an updated Covid vaccine for use by anyone age 6 months or older, and health officials are urging people to get the shot amid a fall surge in cases.
A GOP bill that would ban photo radar and red-light cameras from ticketing Arizona drivers passed the House of Representatives and is on its way to the governor’s desk.
The Covid Public Health Emergency declaration ended May 11. However, it is important to note that although the emergency had ended, Covid has not gone away.
Arizona has made veterinary school extremely affordable through a new loan repayment program.
Text messages updating rural residents about Covid are now being expanded to other health issues to text people who have less access to health care, including people of color, migrants and those who are immunocompromised.
Autism in Arizona and across the U.S. is on the rise, as awareness has led to earlier detection in communities of color, health experts with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.
Arizona Game and Fish wants to rid the state of an invasive gastropod pest, and it’s counting on responsible pet owners, outdoor enthusiasts, citizen scientists and volunteers to help.
Please call or write to Tom Horne to explain why he risks harming Arizona’s children by refusing to allow social and emotional learning programs in schools.
Doctors often show bias toward autistic adults, demonstrating skepticism about their autistic identity, using ableist language or failing to recognize autistic people may react differently to sensory stimuli like pain, activists say.
The Arizona border has become the nexus point for the trafficking of fentanyl into the country. Approximately 22 million fentanyl-laced fake prescription pills were seized in Arizona in 2022, according to Jodie Underwood, spokesperson for the Drug Enforcement Administration Phoenix Field Division. This accounts for more than 43% of the 50.6 million pills seized nationwide.
Almost three years after the first Covid cases were detected in Arizona, here’s what we know: It hits the elderly hardest, it spikes in summer and winter, it killed men in Arizona at sharply higher rates than women and new strains continue to evolve.