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‘Together We Rise’: Ensuring access to breast cancer screenings

By | October 13th, 2022|Prevention|

With breast cancer, as with other cancers and many other diseases, early detection makes a positive outcome more likely. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Arizona, with an estimated 6,110 cases expected to be diagnosed in 2022, according to the American Cancer Society.  It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which promotes educating yourself and [...]

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You can make a difference in preventing suicides

By | September 6th, 2022|Prevention|

As the 10th-leading cause of death in Arizona – and the second-leading cause of death among those age 10 through 34 – suicide is a major public health concern in our state. But knowing what to do when someone you know is at risk for self harm may make the difference in preventing a suicide. [...]

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Raising awareness about maternal health

By | January 28th, 2022|Prevention|

Every year in Arizona, about 70 women die within a year of a pregnancy, and another 900 women experience unexpected outcomes of labor and delivery that result in significant short- or long-term consequences to their health. More than 80% of those complications are considered preventable with proper care, according to the Arizona Maternal Mortality Review [...]

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CDC’s “Science Clips”

By | July 6th, 2010|Preparedness|

I have a new bookmark spot for you.  It’s called Science Clips, and it’s the CDC’s newest weekly publication.  Each week selected science clips will be posted on the site for the public health community with the goal of enhancing awareness of emerging scientific knowledge. The focus is applied public health research and prevention science [...]

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