Arizona Department of Health Services

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Arizona reports 50 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths Monday

Arizona public health officials on Monday reported 50 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths from the virus.
3 months ago
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Arizona Department of Health Services

Enough is enough, sexual and domestic violence awareness

In Arizona, more than 4 in 10 women and almost 2 in 10 men have experienced some form of sexually violent contact. Overlooked and underreported, sexual and domestic violence affects victims, families, friends, and our community - and it doesn’t discriminate.
11 months ago
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Arizona Department of Health Services

Help stop sexual and domestic violence in children

Every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. And every 9 minutes, that victim is a child. The effects of child sexual abuse can be long-lasting and may lead to an increased risk for depression, anxiety, suicide, post-traumatic stress disorder, and chronic health issues.
11 months ago
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Arizona Department of Health Services

The impact of COVID-19 on sexual and domestic violence in Arizona

Domestic violence-related calls in Phoenix have doubled since the start of the pandemic, according to the Phoenix Police Department. Also, domestic violence-related deaths in Arizona have increased 140% compared to last year.
11 months ago
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Arizona Department of Health Services

October is sexual and domestic violence awareness month

Nationally, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men suffer physical violence at the hands of a loved one. And every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted.
12 months ago
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Here is when Arizona schools plan to start the upcoming academic year

Here is a list of metro Phoenix districts’ plans for beginning the fall semester as schools grapple with figuring out how to safely reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.
1 year ago
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Arizona Department of Health Services

Caregivers share their stories to help others

Toni Stuart, an 81-year-old Peoria resident, made one choice that shaped her entire experience acting as a caregiver for her husband Ted. She found a caregiver support group.
2 years ago
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Arizona Department of Health

Teen vaping on the rise, talk to your kids about vaping risks

When Shane Watson posted a picture of a storm with the hashtag clouds, he was surprised to see more responses than ever before. People had posted their own pictures of clouds – vaping clouds.
2 years ago
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Deborah Busemeyer

Quitting tobacco — free help line offers support

If you think you’ll never be able to stop using tobacco, Maria, Frances and Armando can tell you it’s possible – and help you through the process of quitting.
2 years ago
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DEBORAH BUSEMEYER

Men’s health affects baby’s health too

A new study found that fathers’ lifestyle choices can have a major impact on the well-being of their future child.
2 years ago
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DEBORAH BUSEMEYER

Patients with chronic pain give advice

One in five Americans live with chronic pain. It’s a crisis that has fueled an epidemic of social isolation, depression, financial hardships, job loss, and opioid use and overdose.
2 years ago
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Deborah Busemeyer

Check your body, save your life

Dr. Bill Cance is in the life-saving business. His stories of survival link to one key action: patients were proactive.
2 years ago
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Wayne Tormala

Falls can lead to serious injuries, but can be prevented

This article is Sponsored by Arizona Department of Health Services. Falls are a leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injury in Arizona for people 65 years of age and older. Falls can result in serious injuries such as fractures and traumatic brain injuries, and in some cases can be fatal. But the good news […]
6 years ago
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Chris/Man Up Arizona

Be careful and limit your chances of traumatic injuries

Every time my wife sees me taking out the ladder to fix something, she gives me the same warning — that I usually ignore — which is “be careful on that thing.” Maybe her warning is because she knows that after poisoning, falls are the second leading cause of unintentional deaths, and falls are the […]
7 years ago