children's healthcare

KNAU and Arizona News
6:18 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

High Child-Hunger Rates in Northern Arizona

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A recent study lists Arizona as having the fifth highest level of child food insecurity in the country. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, most Northern Arizona counties are higher than even the state average. 

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Health Officials Push Immunizations After Arizona Measles Cases

Credit Justin Regan

After a measles outbreak at Disneyland in California, there are now seven confirmed cases of the disease in Arizona. Currently, there are no cases in Coconino County, and as Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, officials are urging people to get vaccinated to protect themselves and others.

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State Capitol News
11:34 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Governor Asks for Funds to Improve Child Protective Services

Saying children are in danger, Gov. Jan Brewer told lawmakers Monday she wants lawmakers money to hire 200 additional caseworkers for Child Protective Services.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:26 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

AZ's Health Improving Slightly

When it comes to overall health, Arizona fared a little better this year in the America’s Health Rankings survey of 50 states.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:31 pm
Mon November 28, 2011

Proposal unveiled to boost federal funding for children's healthcare

A plan by three hospitals unveiled today to boost their federal funding will also help provide care for some children of the working poor. 

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