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Los defensores resaltan la inequidad mientras la Corte Suprema evalúa un caso clave de aborto

Mientras Roe v. Wade enfrenta los desafíos de la Corte Suprema, los defensores del derecho al aborto dicen que las medidas restrictivas del aborto afectan de manera desproporcionada a los pacientes de bajos ingresos y a las mujeres de color.... Read more»0

Disparities in contraception, family planning spotlighted as Supreme Court weighs key abortion case

If Roe v. Wade were to be overturned, 26 states are certain or likely to ban abortion, and as both sides await a ruling, expected this summer, abortion rights advocates from Arizona to Texas and beyond fear that after 49 years, women's rights could once again be restricted.... Read more»0

Arizona schools address COVID’s impact on student mental health

Teens are struggling more than usual with their mental health, due to social isolation, economic instability and other worries surrounding COVID-19, and across Arizona, schools are trying to help students protect their emotional well-being.... Read more»0

Los cárteles contrabandean cada vez más fentanilo a través de la frontera

Aunque la marihuana ha sido la fuente de ingresos más rentable para los cárteles mexicanos, la legalización del cannabis en los estados de EE. UU., a provocado un cambio de rumbo: el fentanilo es más rentable, con un gramo que cuesta entre $150 y $200 en la calle, en comparación con aproximadamente $15 por gramo de marihuana.... Read more»0

As marijuana profits fade, cartels increasingly smuggle fentanyl

Although marijuana has been one of the most profitable cash cows for Mexican cartels, legalization of cannabis in the U.S. has prompted a change - fentanyl is more profitable, with a gram going for $150 to $200 on the street, compared with about $15 for a gram of weed.... Read more»0

As pandemic wears on, Arizona demand for ivermectin increases

Prescriptions for the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin have soared amid recent spikes in COVID-19 cases, despite federal warnings that the medication sometimes used to deworm horses should not be used against COVID-19. ... Read more»0

Marijuana & mental health: Examining a complicated relationship

As restrictions on marijuana use fall and its popularity around the world rises, researchers and therapists are examining its influence on mental health. Some medical experts say cannabis has a negative effect on the psychological well-being of chronic users; however, other researchers say marijuana can alleviate suffering for people with anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.... Read more»0