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Greg Cogoli donates platelets at the American Red Cross, Tucson.

Giving Blood

Learn about the importance of blood donations from both sides of the story.

May 28, 2015
Army veteran Erik Castillo holds a plastic model of his skull. Shrapnel from a bomb blast shattered approximately 40 percent of his skull.

A Veteran's Story

Told he would never recover from his traumatic brain injury, Erik Castillo set out to beat the odds

May 28, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for May 15th, 2015

Truckers compete in state driving championship; visit a class that teaches laughter yoga; Bob Boze Bell talks about Billy the Kid and tall tales from Arizona history; plus the music of Nive Neilsen.

May 15, 2015
Mark and Scott Kelly before Scott's 1-year mission on the International Space Station - January 2015

Kelly Twins - Scott, Mark - Help Gauge Effects of Space Travel

Astronaut Scott will soon start one year in space; scientists will compare him with earthbound twin Mark.

Mar 20, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for February 13th, 2015

A student learns to balance family, education, and work with limited income; translating Murakami's stories into English; repose as a way to deal with stress; a bull rider's quest for the Gold Buckle.

Feb 13, 2015
LaTrice Jordan and her aunt Carolyn Green visit the AZPM Studios.

Voices for the Cure with Carolyn Green and LaTrice Jordan

Hear how family support and regular self-checks and mammograms helped a Tucson woman to survive breast cancer - twice.

Oct 23, 2014
Gina Costello and Sherrie Dobson

Voices for the Cure with Sherrie Dobson

The story of a woman who listened to her body - and her mother - and caught her breast cancer early, now looks back at her experience in a way she never thought she would.

Oct 16, 2014

Voices for the Cure with Claudia Arévalo

A cancer survivor, lawyer and new mom talks with her brother about the hard times ten years ago when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer.

Oct 10, 2014
Kim Puete and Jennifer Wigle

Voices for the Cure with Kim Puete and Jennifer Wigle

Listen to two of the countless women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer share their story of courage, love, hope.

Oct 2, 2014
Children sleep on mattresses without pillows, covered with foil blankets.

Detention, Trek North May Have Mental Effects On Young Migrants

Thousands of unaccompanied children at border experience trauma, experts say.

Jul 10, 2014
William Williams and his mother Della Williams

Voices for the Cure: Della Williams and William Williams

After experiencing depression following breast cancer treatment, Della works to keep other women from going through it alone

May 8, 2014
This year was the ninth annual Dream Night Prom, hosted by the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Arizona.

Local Group Hosts Special Prom for Teens with Cancer

Hosted by the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of S. Arizona, teens experience this high school rite of passage on their own terms.

Apr 3, 2014

Tucson Program for Cancer Survivors Expanding Nationally

Founder of Beat Cancer Boot Camp combines passion for helping patients with working out.

Apr 3, 2014
Alec Ring participates in TROT, a program using horse back riding to help with physical disabilities and mental and emotional challenges.

Horseback Riding as Therapy for Special Needs

Since 1974, TROT has used method for children, adults who are challenged with everything from blindness, PTSD and autism.

Jan 9, 2014

Tucsonan Struggles to Find a Kidney, Turns to Facebook

Don Do, a 23-year-old former UA student, created an event page to reach out to people, hoping to find a donor.

Nov 15, 2013
Husband and wife Tim and Norma York

Voices for the Cure: Norma and Tim York

With courage and resolve, this fitness competitor and mother of three faced breast cancer with her husband right by her side

Oct 24, 2013

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