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What exactly is an “inadequate” health insurance policy? It turns out that the answer to a seemingly innocuous question is key to our health care future, to what happens when Obamacare goes down.
Supporters of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal court to rule that the Arizona Legislature has no right to challenge the voter-approved law.
A Florida-based nonprofit aimed at bringing yoga to those who wouldn’t normally get to experience its benefits has been slowly making an expansion into Tempe and surrounding communities.
There are some startling conclusions we can draw from the election results of Nov. 5 in regards to the Kyrene and Tempe Union High School district’s Maintenance and Operation Override campaigns.
Arizona’s story of growth and prosperity came through access to a supply of low-cost energy and water that is now at risk. Before World War II, Arizona was a desert outpost — a stopover on the way to California. As the post-war economy blossomed, Arizona remained the rugged West. But a few visionaries who happened to call Arizona home knew this state could be so much more. But to make that vision a reality, they needed one thing: Water.
Every year the people of Ahwatukee have a great opportunity to vote for the Best Of Ahwatukee hosted by The Ahwatukee Foothills News.
There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005.
On Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Disability Empowerment Center artists with disabilities will be showcasing their art at an event sponsored by the Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association.
In its sedulous efforts to accelerate the already rapid dumbing of America, Fox News is intensifying its suppression of economic facts. In John Stossel, Fox evidently has a sincere but stupid dispenser of preposterous misinformation.
The risk of carrying a BRCA gene mutation that causes breast and ovarian cancer is ten times greater among women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent than among the general population. With growing concern over what preventive measures Jewish women should take, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) in Chandler Arizona is organizing a community awareness workshop on how Jewish law views this modern day medical dilemma.
Since taking office 21 months ago, I have made building a strong economy that works for every Phoenix family my highest priority.
In the old days, an immigrant to America would go down to the docks and find a boat going to America. Because he didn’t have any money, he would have to sign up to be an indentured servant for five years to get a place on the ship.
Wellness is a term that has gained in popularity in recent years. Wellness is used as a name for a variety of products and programs, and as a result the term is sometimes misused. The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Digest defines wellness as “a multidimensional state of being describing the existence of positive health in an individual as exemplified by quality of life and a sense of well-being.” Adopting healthy lifestyles, including being regularly active and eating well, are “processes” that lead to the “products” of health and wellness.
A new apartment complex that boasts the most amenities of any in the community is currently being built at Chandler Boulevard and 51st Street.
PHOENIX — Citing everything from grazing to insects, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday granted endangered species protection to two cacti found in Arizona.
Face it — sometimes aging just stinks! You are tired, feel worn down, your muscles hurt, you feel crabby, have a hard time sleeping and your libido is in the tank. All of these symptoms are part of aging, an inevitable, natural process that involves many different systems in the human body. These include the endocrine, gastrointestinal, immune, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular systems. The diseases that are so often tied to aging usually affect one or all of these systems. Menopause, hypothyroidism, low testosterone, autoimmune diseases, heart disease and arthritis all are examples of age-related conditions.
Throughout the month of September, the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) joins the world in promoting the annual Deaf Awareness Week (DAW), Sept. 23-28.
Once a staple of pre-World War II culture, the multi-generational household is staging a comeback.
Southwest Behavioral Health Service’s Homeless Outreach, a nonprofit program to help homeless individuals, is requesting donations of hot weather supplies.
Facing ongoing hostility from some quarters over what they see as federal intrusion, Gov. Jan Brewer issued an edict Friday directing her agencies to stop using the term “Common Core” when referring to new education standards.
Mr. Bryan Brinkley of Arizona People Acting for a Safer Society (AZ PASS) wrote a guest commentary in the AFN on Aug. 30, titled “Should guns be loved more than other people?” in which he seems to be offended that AFN published two rebuttals by a “loud minority in the community” to the stance that he and his organization represent.
Solas, "Irish America's most influential band," according to NPR's "The Thistle & Shamrock," presents “Shamrock City: A Multi-media Stage Show,” 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at Higley Center for the Performing Arts, 4132 E. Pecos Road, Gilbert.
The third annual Love Walk will be from 7 to 9 a.m. this Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Phoenix Zoo.
Straight off his win in a vicious City Council race, Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio promised the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce he’ll be focusing on ending pension spiking, promoting job creation, restoring city services, and providing more funding for domestic violence and homelessness in his next term.