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Dodgers News: Justin Turner Uplifts CHLA Patients With Custom Cleats & Dodger Stadium Visit For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Justin Turner again partnered with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to have patients custom design pairs of Adidas cleats that he then wore during the doubleheader between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers. Because of visitation restrictions still in place, Turner pre-recorded a message that was played for...
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‘Babies with Books’ benefits premature babies

As part of the “Babies with Books” read-a-thon to encourage family reading and support NICU infants and families, nurses, families and hospital staff have been reading to babies at the Abrazo Arrowhead Campus’ Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Abrazo Arrowhead nurses have been handing out children’s books...

Arizona abortion law’s impact on families with fetal complications

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Abortions are now banned across Arizona except to save the mother’s life. And the latest court ruling in Pima County last week leaves a lot of gray areas for pregnant women and providers to navigate. There are a small handful of procedures that aren’t technically considered abortion. Even so, they trigger the same legal intervention for providers trying to sort- out liability for criminal prosecution. We’re talking about things like a D & C after a miscarriage or fetal complications where a doctor says the baby won’t be viable outside the womb.

Fear not, ‘chemosabes,’ for you are not alone

Arcadian Alyssa Gofonia-Dinowitz has always been a jack-of-all-trades. After moving to Arizona from Long Island as a kid, attending Xavier and ASU, then going back to NYC for a two-year acting program, Alyssa eventually made her way back to Phoenix. She became a mom of two while teaching yoga to...

Peoria Public Library Earns Autism Certification

The Peoria Public Library Main Branch and Sunrise Mountain locations have earned Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designations, which are granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). The CAC program offers autism training and certification to staff and volunteers, in order to better assist autistic and sensory-sensitive individuals during their visit.

Popular deli and Phoenix hotel cited for multiple health code violations

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Every week, Arizona’s Family looks up restaurants that have recently been inspected by Maricopa County’s Environmental Services Department. Restaurants with some of the highest numbers of “risk factors,” considered as major health code violations by inspectors, are selected for our Dirty Dining Report. For more details on the restaurant inspection scoring system, visit Maricopa County’s website.

Southwest Center looks to beef up funding for LGBT healthcare

Some time ago, the bathrooms at Brick Road Coffee were occupied; there was a long line, but nobody was using it the way one would normally think. The coffee shop in Tempe, Arizona allowed the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS to occupy their bathrooms for the day to perform HIV testing.

New Behavioral Hospital Planned Near Westgate

Kindred Behavioral Health, a business unit of LifePoint Health, and Dignity Health have announced the signing of a letter of intent to build and operate a new inpatient behavioral health hospital on the campus of Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Westgate Medical Center in Glendale. The two story, 95KSF facility...

City appoints public health advisor

Earlier this month, Phoenix City Manager Jeff Barton announced that Nicole Dupuis-Witt will become the city’s first public health advisor. Dupuis-Witt takes on the role Oct. 17. When the COVID-19 pandemic began, the City sought professional consulting services to assist with Phoenix’s public health efforts in response to the...
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Local group delivers 20,000th meal to homebound cancer patients

PHOENIX — A local organization celebrated a huge milestone this week for those battling cancer: 20,000 meals. The Joy Bus delivers healthy, gourmet meals to homebound cancer patients across the Valley. The non-profit charity delivered its 20,000th chef-crafted meal to a patient in the Valley on Wednesday. The Joy...

‘Dementia friendly’ means access to support, options

September 2022 — A reported 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer’s Disease. In Arizona, 150,000 people live with the disease, making it the fastest growing state in the nation for dementia diagnoses. In April 2020, the City of Phoenix became the largest “dementia friendly city” in the U.S., which...

Abrazo Scottsdale adds new cath lab for cardiac services

Abrazo Scottsdale Campus recently dedicated its new cardiac catheterization lab with a ribbon cutting to introduce the hospital’s state-of-the-art cardiology equipment on Sept. 8 and began treating patients there shortly after. Abrazo Scottsdale physicians and administrators welcomed first responders, community leaders and hospital staff to tour the new facility,...

Abrazo Health to begin first phase of Buckeye medical building

PHOENIX — Abrazo Health released a rendering of its first phase of development that’ll bring its sixth major medical campus to the Valley. The first phase of the development sitting on the 27-acre site is set to include medical offices, ambulatory services and an acute care hospital. Construction...