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Initiative to limit interest rates on debt from healthcare services certified for Arizona ballot

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Arizonans will decide on a ballot initiative designed to limit interest rates on debt from health-care services. The proposal is the first initiative certified for the ballot in Arizona for November, and the first of three initiatives with signatures under review to be certified. There are also eight legislative referrals on the ballot in Arizona.

Over-the-counter hearing aids have been green-lighted by the FDA – your local pharmacist will soon be able to sell you the device you need

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After a long delay, the Food and Drug Administration issued final regulations Aug. 16, 2022, for over-the-counter hearing aids. The final rule is effective 60 days from its publication

Two surprising reasons behind the obesity epidemic: Too much salt, not enough water

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Scientific studies and media coverage are rife with warnings on how sugar, carbohydrates, saturated fat and lack of exercise contribute to obesity. And tens of millions of Americans are still overweight or obese in large part because of the classic Western diet and lifestyle.