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Summer Seasonal Affective Disorder often causes insomnia and anxiety in those depressed by intense heat and sunshine, experts say.

Medical experts link Summertime Seasonal Affective Disorder to the change in seasons, driving insomnia, agitation and intense sadness. It’s more common in hotter climates like Arizona, with its string of triple-digit temperatures, experts say. Heat, light, circadian rhythms and even the empty streets during a sizzling day could be triggers. Read more»

Families can find the nearest locations for free meals by texting 'food' or 'comida' to No Kid Hungry.

So far this summer more than 300,000 texts requesting information from No Kid Hungry have led children and families to places where they can eat. Read more»

In 2015, more than 401 people died from an overdose of prescription opioid pain relievers, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order Tuesday requiring reports of opioid overdoses and deaths reach state health officials within 24 hours. Read more»

Roy Tatum Jr., president of the East Valley NAACP, said Confederate memorials mark an era of terrorism and hate. Civil rights and faith leaders asked for six memorials in Arizona to be removed.

Local civil rights and faith leaders are pushing for the removal of six Confederate memorials in Arizona, calling them symbols of terrorism and bigotry. Read more» 2