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The Coconino County medical examiner's office is getting a late Christmas gift.

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The Arizona Department of Health Services has issued a warning about a syphilis outbreak. 


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Two new federal rules widen the range of employers that can leave birth control coverage out of their health insurance plans. That means some previously insured women will now have to pay out of pocket for contraception. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.


Melissa Sevigny

It’s harvest season and gardeners in Arizona are roasting homegrown squash and canning extra tomatoes. But how do they know their vegetables are safe to eat? It’s a worry in some small mining towns with a legacy of contamination. In central Arizona, local gardeners have teamed up with scientists to test their soil and rainwater. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

The snow season may have shown up early in northern Arizona, but flu season is right on time. 


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