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Senate Republicans took the first steps Tuesday to having taxpayers pick up the legal tab for current and former lawmakers who are fighting subpoenas over their private emails related to immigration legislation.
Saying the money was withheld illegally, Arizona schools asked a judge on Tuesday to force the Legislature to restore at least $330 million state aid — what it should have been had the governor and lawmakers not ignored the law in the first place.
A state lawmaker is crafting a fix — one he hopes is legal — to the statewide ban on begging that was struck down last year as unconstitutional.
The holiday season is here, which can result in additional stress and anxiety for many due to time crunches, obligations and demanding schedules. Stress and anxiety interfere with immune function so stress in check is important especially since this time of year also tends to also be cold and flu season. Three immune suppressors that we have direct control over include dehydration, stress and sugar intake.
Banner Health is recommending that pregnant women in their third trimester and mothers, who have close contact with young children, get the vaccine that prevents whooping cough, otherwise known as pertussis.
Cases of whooping cough are on the rise across the country and NASCAR star Jeff Gordon is racing to end it.
Michelle Razore and Heidi Bruch “fight back” against Perri Tussis, a giant replica of a Bordetella pertussis bacterium, which causes the disease, pertussis, more commonly known whooping cough. Razore and Bruch, whose babies nearly died from pertussis last year, were in Times Square at the Sounds of Pertussis® Campaign exhibit during Pertussis Awareness Day. The Campaign encourages all adults in close contact with babies to help protect themselves against pertussis by getting an adult Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis) booster vaccine, so they don’t get sick and spread the disease to their babies. Visit SoundsofPertussis.com. (Gary He/Insider Images for Sanofi Pasteur)
Just two years after opening the doors with a dream of staying in business, Wiggles and Wags Pet Resort is expanding to make room for its non-stop business.
This Tale of the Temperature begins, like so many do, with Christmas. One joyous holiday evening last year I slogged home from work, having been released early from my toils, Cratchit-style, by my benevolent employer, and schlepped my briefcase down the hall.
The one thing I’ve learned in my 40 years of living, is that effective problem solving, whether it be personal or business, will ultimately come from you. The more you are prepared from your own research and detective work the better off you will be to diagnose or determine where your paths in life will lead you. I say this based on the unfortunate diagnosis of Valley Fever (VF) of my 4-year-old male Aussie Shepherd, Kugel, last year. He is doing great now and I am very fortunate that we caught it when we did.
The state's high court is going to give Arizona lawmakers another chance to argue that they don't have to obey a voter mandate to annually increase basic state aid to schools.
The baseball postseason takes a strong belief system.
As if the first-round heart-pounding win wasn’t enough, the Desert Vista baseball team had to go to extra-innings again to keep its season alive.
If your goal is to lose weight, look and feel your best and live a healthy, vibrant life, be aware of the damaging additives and synthetic chemicals in the foods you buy and eat. Seventy-five percent of the average American diet is from processed and packaged foods, which equates to approximately 10 pounds of additives eaten annually.
Boy, do I feel sorry for smokers these days. Smoking used to be so fashionable and hip in the James Dean and Steve McQueen days.
From raisins to onions to acetaminophen, the typical Ahwatukee home is filled with items that can be toxic to pets.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix has named Dr. Dean Coonrod, MD, as chair of the executive committee of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the downtown Phoenix medical college.
State lawmakers and Gov. Jan Brewer were legally wrong in refusing to fully increase state aid to schools to account for inflation, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
Valley Fever among Arizonans continues to run high, according to the state Department of Health Services.
To play a mother torn from her husband and sons by the 2004 tsunami, Naomi Watts sure wasn’t going Method.
The way Arizona PIRG sees it, Dora the Explorer can be hazardous to children.
The Phoenix metro area is seeing an epidemic of Valley Fever after last summer’s massive dust storm and this year could lead to a high number of cases, too.
Parents should be aware that the bacterial infection pertussis, commonly referred to as whooping cough, is being seen at a higher rate than in previous years in the community.
Nurse Susan Peel gives a whooping cough vaccination to a student at Inderkum High School in Sacramento. Calif., , Monday, Sept, 19, 2011. Friday was the deadline for middle school and high school age students to show proof of vaccination. Inderkum (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
With the recent death of an infant in Maricopa County from pertussis (whooping cough), the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AzAAP) is renewing its plea for parents to not only immunize their children, but also make sure entire families are up to date on their vaccinations to protect newborns too young to receive immunizations.