Hispanic

Sexually-transmitted Diseases

‘Out of control’ STD situation prompts call for changes – Associated Press

Photo: This 1966 microscope photo made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a tissue sample with the presence of numerous, corkscrew-shaped, darkly-stained, Treponema pallidum spirochetes, the bacterium responsible for causing syphilis Sharply rising cases of some sexually transmitted diseases — including a 26% rise in new syphilis infections reported last year

Politics

Agenda languishing, Democrats press Biden to go it alone

Top Democrats are pleading for President Joe Biden to act alone on some of the party’s core legislative priorities, viewing executive action as their best hope of delivering on their promises and energizing liberal voters they worry are going to sit out the elections in November. In areas like voting rights, police reform and immigration

Michael Barone

Opinion: Both Parties’ Ignorance of Electoral Reality Has Led To Our Present Discontents

Here’s a jarring thought: Most political analysts, and most political strategists for our two political parties, have been operating off flawed data and flawed assumptions. The result has been one political surprise after another, and the election of the two most unsatisfactory presidents, in the minds of many voters, since Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan

COVID-19

As schools reopen, Arizona confronts high rates of COVID-19 in youth

Arizona has one of the highest rates of COVID-19 in young people in the nation – driven in part, experts say, by a large population of children of color, who are more likely to have underlying health conditions that make them susceptible to the disease. As of Sept. 10, youth made up 10% of cumulative

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