US Doles Out Relief Dollars to Build Employment Pipelines

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — With the highest Mexico unemployment rate in the nation, New is banking on a tiny infusion of federal relief money through the American Rescue Plan to boost the job market in a poverty-stricken corner of the state and in some cases provide a second chance … Read more

Can melatonin gummies solve family bedtime struggles? Experts advise caution

Posted Apr 26, 2022, 1:43 pm Jenny Gold Kaiser Health News For three exhausting years, Lauren Lockwood tried to get her son Rex to sleep through the night. As an infant, he couldn’t sleep without a blanket over his carrier to drown out the world around him. At age 2, it sometimes took hours for … Read more

State of the Air report ranks Phoenix among 25 worst US cities for pollution

Posted Apr 22, 2022, 6:19 am Endia Fontanez Cronkite News Maricopa County is one of several Arizona counties that received a failing grade in air cleanliness based on high ozone days and high particle pollution days, according to the latest state of the Air report by the American Lung Association. The report, released Thursday, found … Read more

TMC, Pima Health Dep’t to host COVID-19 ‘long haul’ talk

Posted Apr 19, 2022, 12:12 pm Bennito L. Kelty Tucson Medical Center and the Pima County Health Department will host a virtual public discussion panel on the signs and treatment options for anyone that may be experiencing COVID-19 “long-haul” symptoms. The presentation will begin at 6 pm on Wednesday and can be accessed here. … Read more

Treatment for Opioid Addiction often Brings Discrimination | Health News

By GEOFF MULVIHILL and CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Danielle Russell was in the emergency department at an Arizona hospital last fall, sick with COVID-19, when she made the mistake of answering completely when she was asked what medications she was on. “I said yes, I was taking methadone,” said Russell, a doctoral … Read more

Experts develop harmless bacteria strain that eliminates dogs’ bad breath

Take my breath away! Researchers develop harmless bacteria strain which can get rid of dogs’ bad breath A team at the University of Arizona have developed a cure for bad breath in dogs Bacteria were modified to emit pleasant smells like pears and mint The bacteria not only eliminated the foul breath, but also releases … Read more