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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
Tory Middlebrooks and his mom, Rowan Frost

Voices for the Cure: Rowan Frost and Tory Middlebrooks

How does a single mom talk to her son about breast cancer? Now they look back on how they helped each other through difficult times with laughter and love.

Oct 10, 2013

Voices for the Cure: Remembering Brenda Loomis

Two friends pay tribute to a woman who inspired them even as she fought cancer

Oct 4, 2013

Voices for the Cure: Joanna Frueh

Author, artist, scholar, teacher, performer...and in 2012 she also became a breast cancer survivor

Sep 26, 2013

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

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