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  • Arizona suicide hotline lets teens in crisis get help from other teens

    Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among Arizona teens, but kids that age often aren’t comfortable discussing their problems with parents or other adults. That’s where Teen Lifeline comes in.
  • Group looking into patient’s death sues Arizona State Hospital over access

    An advocacy group looking into a patient's death at the Arizona State Hospital filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging its access has been restricted.
  • After years of increases, Arizona 2019 health premiums likely to drop

    After several years of double- and triple-digit increases in health insurance premiums, Arizona could see premiums fall more than 4 percent in 2019, one of only 11 states looking at a drop, according to a new analysis.
  • Mayo Clinic joins hospital groups to create new generic drug company

    The Mayo Clinic has joined six other hospital groups in launching Civica Rx, a nonprofit generic drug company that will help patients by addressing shortages and high prices of lifesaving medications.
  • Here’s how you can help prevent suicide

    When it comes to suicide, we all have the power to save lives. KTAR News 92.3 FM and 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station have joined the #BeThere campaign to prevent suicide.
  • Arizona health department receives $1M to address health care shortages

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services gave $1 million to the Arizona Department of Health to address the shortage of health care providers in the state's underserved areas, it was announced Friday.
  • Advocates urge Arizona attorney general to end challenge to Obamacare

    Health care advocates Wednesday urged Attorney General Mark Brnovich to pull Arizona out of a multistate lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, saying the court case could deny coverage to vulnerable state residents.
  • Documentary subjects say health care for Phoenix veterans still lacking

    A new documentary called “The Care They’ve Earned” follows the lives of ill veterans since the Department of Veterans Affairs health care scandal erupted in Phoenix four years ago.
  • Phoenix resident in the limelight as she battles cancer

    As part of the tenth year of Stand Up to Cancer, Lidia Gonzalez, who's battling pancreatic cancer, will be one of the faces of the largest televised fundraising event.
  • CDC unveils new guidelines for treatment of concussions

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released what it called the first-ever national guidelines for treating concussions.