State budget deal finally comes to fruition, paving the way for Medicaid expansion

State budget deal finally comes to fruition, paving the way for Medicaid expansion

By Jaymie Baxley and Rose Hoban State leaders have finally announced a budget deal, which will fund the state and also allow Medicaid expansion to take effect in the coming months. For weeks, leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives debated the issue of adding casino legalization to the $30 billion state budget. Senate … Read more

What is workplace anxiety? Know signs and symptoms; ways to deal with it

What is workplace anxiety?  Know signs and symptoms;  ways to deal with it

We spend at least a third of our day at the workplace and it has become an important aspect of our lives. Getting satisfaction from our work and feeling comfortable in the workplace is crucial to our overall well-being. Although it is sometimes common to be stressed about work and face new challenges at work, … Read more

How to deal with high-functioning depression at work, according to mental health experts

How to deal with high-functioning depression at work, according to mental health experts

A depressed employee is sitting in his office. Getty High functioning depression is often overlooked because it is common in people who are successful in their careers. According to Talkspace, high-functioning depression is not a clinical term or a diagnosis. Rather, it’s a descriptor for a type of depression with specific symptoms, says the Talkspace … Read more

Arizona GOP Leaders Aim to Block Deal on Transgender Health Care – The Daily Independent at YourValley.net

Arizona GOP Leaders Aim to Block Deal on Transgender Health Care - The Daily Independent at YourValley.net

PHOENIX — Top Republican lawmakers are trying to torpedo a deal that would result in a court order that would forever oblige the state to pay for gender-affirming surgery for its employees and dependents. And, at the very least, they don’t want the state stuck for $500,000 in legal fees claimed by the lawyers they … Read more