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'The balance of risk has shifted': Cancer screenings plunge during pandemic

Cancer screenings in the U.S. have plunged since the start of the pandemic almost a year ago, prompting health advocates to increase calls for the public to stop postponing these potentially life-saving procedures. Fear of getting COVID-19 at screening centers and job losses that have affected insurance coverage are among the factors driving this dangerous trend.... Read more»

More than 740,000 jobless claims filed in Arizona since March

Some 87,000 new unemployment claims were filed in the week ending May 23, bringing the total number of jobless claims since the COVID-19 pandemic started to more than 740,000.... Read more»

U.S. jobless claims fall to 4-year low

The Labor Department said on Thursday that weekly applications for jobless benefits dropped by 5,000, to a seasonally adjusted 348,000.... Read more»