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Veterans Make Up 16% of Homeless Adults, US officials say

Tucson nonprofit focuses on helping, hoping to decrease that number; Gus Hasdorff's story.

Aug 2, 2013
Emily Irwin, M.B.A. and SPHR, human resource director, talks about her decision for genetic testing resulting in a positive carrier for the genetic mutation for cancer, her available options for prevention, and her final decisions concerning her situation.

Genetic Testing Measures Risks, Offers Few Certainties

New gene-based tests and treatments provide patients with choices but no easy answers.

Jul 23, 2013

Director Takes on Three of the World's Deadliest Words

Film "It's a Girl" documents gendercide of female infants around the world

Oct 11, 2012
By now most people have had an opportunity to navigate the ongoing construction along the modern streetcar line & traffic has been impacted along the entire route and it's clear that this transportation project will have an impact on the community and Cycling.

Modern Streetcar Tracks Snare Cyclists

Bike riders say falls common; city engineers working on issues

Sep 27, 2012
The St. Francis Cooling Center offers some temporary relief for Tucson's homeless population from the summer's extreme weather.

'Dry Heat' Tough on Tucson's Homeless

Cooling Center provides comfortable respite for those without shelter

Aug 6, 2012
Ruanda Dolak, who lives with bipolar disorder, lost many of her mental health services after a series of state budget cuts.

Web Feature: Bearing the Burden

Mental health budget cuts leave state agencies, community centers and patients struggling

Apr 17, 2012
Name any sports team dynasty. Any sport. Any level. Anywhere. Whatever the team is, chances are pretty good it can't beat the record of success Sunnyside High School's wrestling program has established over the past 30-plus years.

A Winning Wrestling Legacy Spans Generations

Sunnyside wrestling program teaches discipline

Dec 23, 2011
Children from a primary government school in Pachputewadi learn the hand washing song, which makes hand washing fun and ensures that all parts of the hand are washed properly.

Hand Washing

A simple thing that most Americans take for granted, hand washing is helping to save lives all around the world.

Nov 17, 2011
Copper Queen Community Hospital in Bisbee, Ariz.

Losing AHCCCS: Southern Arizona Copes With Medicaid Cuts

An Arizona Public Media special report on cuts' impact to patients and health care providers

Sep 30, 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 15, 2011
Arizona State Capitol

Arizona Budget 2012: How It Affects You

The state budget goes into effect July 1 with plenty of local impacts.

Jul 1, 2011
Students at the Instituto Tecnológico de Delicias school in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua recently donated blood in a truck donated by the non-profit United Blood Services from El Paso, Texas.

Drug Violence Strains Blood Supply at Mexican Hospitals

Learn how one blood center in the northern city of Chihuahua is trying to reform Mexico's dysfunctional blood donation system.

May 19, 2011
Modern-day strongman Stanless Steel attributes his great strength to both mental and physical force.

STRONGMAN

Meet Zachary Levy, the filmmaker behind a new independent documentary about modern-day strongman Stanless Steel, a man holding onto his dreams with both hands.

Apr 13, 2011
Many American women fought in Iraq

Women War Veterans

Women War Veterans & Health Care

Jun 2, 2010

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