public health http://knau.org en State Health Officials Want Restricted Use of Abortion-Inducing Drugs http://knau.org/post/state-health-officials-want-restricted-use-abortion-inducing-drugs <p>State health officials formally moved today to enact new abortion restrictions, including one that could make the procedure more expensive. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.</p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:56:35 +0000 Howard Fischer 42670 at http://knau.org State Health Officials Want Restricted Use of Abortion-Inducing Drugs State Flu Numbers Down Despite Recent Uptick in Cases http://knau.org/post/state-flu-numbers-down-despite-recent-uptick-cases <p>The number of confirmed flu cases in Arizona has increased dramatically in the last four weeks. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, despite the sudden uptick, flu numbers are still well below where they were last year.</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:11:17 +0000 Ryan Heinsius 42540 at http://knau.org State Flu Numbers Down Despite Recent Uptick in Cases State Pot Consumption Numbers Coming Out of the Shadows http://knau.org/post/state-pot-consumption-numbers-coming-out-shadows <p>The state’s more than 43,000 medical marijuana patients smoked, ate or otherwise consumed close to three tons of the weed last year. And that’s just what we know about. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.</p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:36:13 +0000 Howard Fischer 42251 at http://knau.org State Pot Consumption Numbers Coming Out of the Shadows More parents reject vaccines in Coconino County as kids head back to school http://knau.org/post/more-parents-reject-vaccines-coconino-county-kids-head-back-school <p>With school starting this month, nurses in Flagstaff have been busy giving students their shots.&nbsp; But a growing number of parents in Coconino County are opting not to immunize their children.&nbsp;&nbsp; Public-health officials fear this could mean the resurgence of diseases that were disappearing.&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri, 17 Aug 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Shelley Smithson 18797 at http://knau.org More parents reject vaccines in Coconino County as kids head back to school