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FBI Phoenix Promotes Public Awareness of Elder Fraud

by on June 16, 2022 0

In honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which was this week, the FBI Phoenix field office is promoting a public awareness effort to highlight elder fraud in Arizona. Elder fraud can happen to anyone, including former FBI and CIA director William Webster and his wife, Lynda, who fell victim to a scam. Elder fraud […]

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Landmark Alzheimer’s Prevention Trial Unable to Show Significantly Slower Cognitive Decline in Inherited Form of Disease

by on June 16, 2022 0

 A precedent-setting prevention trial in Colombia has found that the investigational medicine crenezumab did not slow or prevent decline in cognition or memory for cognitively healthy people with a rare genetic mutation that causes early-onset Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer’s Disease (ADAD). The trial did not demonstrate a significant clinical benefit in either of its co-primary endpoints assessing […]

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Arizona Humane Society Offers $5 Adoptions This Week

by on June 15, 2022 0

This week, the Arizona Humane Society is offering $5 curbside adoptions for kittens, cats and other critters. Wednesday through Friday, the Arizona Humane Society will offer the convenience of curbside adoptions as it is currently has 913 felines under their care and needs to make room for more. 769 of those ready for adoption are […]

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FDA Approves First Systemic Treatment for Alopecia Areata

by on June 15, 2022 0

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Olumiant (baricitinib) oral tablets to treat adult patients with severe alopecia areata, a disorder that often appears as patchy baldness and affects more than 300,000 people in the U.S. each year. Today’s action marks the first FDA approval of a systemic treatment, which treats the entire […]

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Two Adults Killed in Electrocution at Phoenix Sports Field

by on June 15, 2022 0

A report came in early this morning, that two people were killed during an apparent electrocution accident on a Phoenix sports field. Wednesday morning shortly before 6 a.m. near 23rd and Peoria avenues, officials say two victims were electrocuted after “coming in contact with in-ground electrical wires. Police have identified the victims as one man […]

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