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More Arizona Spotlight Teases from Aug 2011

Health Program Offers Lower Insurance Rates

Program targets those who pay more because of pre-existing medical conditions

Aug 18, 2011

Danger in the Wind

Dust storms, like the haboob that recently struck Maricopa County, may drive an increase in this summer's number of Valley Fever cases

Jul 21, 2011

Marijuana’s Effects on the Brain

Part 5 of AZPM's Controversy over Cannabis series seeks expert opinions on marijuana's long-term effects on those who smoke it.

Jul 14, 2011

Treating Tuberculosis In Mexico Benefits U.S. Border Towns

Learn how recent medical advances are helping doctors in Tijuana save lives on both sides of the border.

Jul 7, 2011

Supportive Care

At the Arizona Cancer Center, doctors and patients are exploring the psychological and social aspects of healing.

Jun 9, 2011

A Community Forum on Mental Illness

Can the citizens of Tucson find a better way to both protect the public and provide help for persons suffering from severe mental illness?

Apr 21, 2011

Helping a Loved One Face the End of Life

In St. Louis, Missouri, a hospice program called Lumina helps dying patients leave a legacy that says more than just "goodbye".

Apr 14, 2011

Tucson's Bike Boulevards

The city seeks to expand its bicycle friendly corridors

Jan 20, 2011

Coming to Terms with Loss

A conversation with Dr. Marian Binder, Director of Counseling Services at the University of Arizona

Jan 13, 2011

Cancer Treatment: One Day

The life of a cancer patient receiving chemotherapy is measured in cycles and courses - the rhythms of the treatment.

Sep 3, 2010

CareGiver Training Institute

A Tucson nonprofit is training the next generation of caregivers that will be needed to help the Baby Boomers.

Aug 27, 2010

Medical Care for Female Veterans

The number of women in the U.S. military who are returning from Iraq and Afghanistan is steadily increasing, but many are unaware of the medical care that's available to them. Pam White reports on how Arizona is caring for its female veterans.

Jun 4, 2010
Health

Arthritis Drug

Pam White tells us about a new drug for treating rheumatoid arthritis which was tested locally, and the hope it has brought to a Tucson woman who suffers from the disease.

Mar 26, 2010
Health

Health Care for Uninsured

Health clinics are stretched thin serving individuals and families with no health insurance and few options.

Dec 23, 2009
Martha Ames Burgess

Herbalists

Laura Markowitz tells us how The Tucson Herbalist Collective is preserving the ecological heritage of the Sonoran Desert and helping others to put native edible and medicinal plants to use.

Dec 23, 2009
Voices Tiny

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

Donna Marie Miranda tells us about a catastrophic back injury caused by her being overweight, and the changes it brought to the way she views herself and her health.

Dec 18, 2009

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