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Arizona programs tackle diabetes prevention in Black, Hispanic youth as cases surge

As the number of people younger than 20 with Type 1 diabetes rose by 45% and those with Type 2 diabetes soared by 95% - researchers at Arizona State University are conducting an intervention program and study aimed at helping Hispanic youth combat diabetes.... Read more»

Lower income, Hispanic neighborhoods in Arizona lag on vaccinations

A March report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention praised only two states for their efforts in getting vaccines to vulnerable communities. One of them was Arizona. But while the federal report shows strong outreach at the broader county level, ZIP code data from the state health department reveals disparities with the vaccination rates in several neighborhoods where residents are predominantly people of color and more impoverished.... Read more»