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The number of confirmed flu cases in Arizona so far this season is up by more than 750% compared to last year. KNAU’s Justin Regan has more. 


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The Southwest is experiencing record-high temperatures for this time of year. A new study predicts things could only get worse in the coming years. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Arizona Republic

A new state report shows Arizona saw 280 suspected opioid deaths over a little more than two months this summer even after Republican Gov. Doug Ducey declared a public health emergency to address the national opioid epidemic affecting Arizona.

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has extended the increased reporting of opioid-related data by renewing his recent executive order for another 60 days.

Arizona saw a big increase in overdose deaths last year as the opioid epidemic showed no signs of relenting.

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