Monthly Archives: April 2019

Arizona preschool programs rank low on nationwide report

by on April 18, 2019 0
A report was recently released investigating preschool programs throughout the nation. Preschools in Arizona didn’t receive great results. “Arizona is really toward the bottom of the pack,” said Steve Barnett, the co-director of the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University. The report, which was released Wednesday, shows that only 4% of... Read More

Mother’s Day: What moms really want

by on April 18, 2019 0
Without a doubt, Moms are super hero’s without capes and quite frankly we would be lost without them. The job of a mother is thankless most days, but ultimately, moms are pretty easy to please. Tell her you love her and give her a break from her “Mommy duties.” A little pampering never hurts,... Read More

A new test will determine brain health

by on April 16, 2019 0
Many people worry about the health and functionality of their brain as they age, and now there’s a test at the Banner Sun Health Research Institute to determine your brain’s health. “What you do today and how proactive you are really affects your health in the next several years,” said the director of Banner... Read More

New facility to care for drug exposed newborns

by on April 16, 2019 0
Thousands of newborn babies in the country experience neonatal abstinence syndrome. This syndrome means they were exposed to drugs during the prenatal period. They have withdrawal symptoms when they are born. A Mesa couple experienced a devastating loss in their own family due to drugs. Jacob Robert Jones was three days old when Brian... Read More

A new drug to treat postpartum depression

by on April 16, 2019 0
Stephanie Hathaway was thrilled when she had a new child, but she was one of many who developed postpartum depression. Her mind was filled with thoughts that she had failed as a wife and mother.. “They just played on repeat in my head,” said Hathaway. “I was holding my baby one night, and my... Read More

Dutch Bros. Coffee location to close

by on April 16, 2019 0
Traffic problems at Central Avenue and Camelback Road may soon improve. Dutch Bros., a coffee shop based in Oregon, will be closing. The coffee shop has been causing issues since its grand opening. The closing date hasn’t been set, but a Phoenix Zoning Adjustment hearing, which took place on February 15, confirmed that the... Read More

FDA introduces new sunscreen regulations

by on April 16, 2019 0
The US Food and Drug Administration may be adding new regulations to over-the-counter sun protection products. The public can review and comment on the new regulations, which were announced Thursday, for 90 days. The proposal discusses the safety of sunscreen ingredients, their dosage forms, sun protection factor (SPF), protection requirements, and labeling. “Since the... Read More
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