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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jan 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
Centennarian

Salute to Centenarians

More than fifty people at least 100 years old gathered recently at an event that may be unique in human history. Mark McLemore talks to Tucson's eldest citizens.

Nov 27, 2009
Scorpion

Scorpion Stings

Hear how an experimental anti-venom from Mexico saved the life of a boy who was stung by a scorpion, as Pam White reports on the latest developments with treating scorpion stings.

Oct 9, 2009
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Health Care Costs

Christopher Conover looks at how rising insurance premiums are changing what local businesses are offering to their employees.

Sep 18, 2009
Raw Food for Diabetics

Raw Food Diet for Diabetics

While doctors say there is no cure for diabetes, some diabetics have discovered a way to stay off of insulin, permanently. Laura Markowitz reports it's all about what they eat.

Aug 7, 2009
Sierena Dufault

Fibromyalgia Hike

Christopher Conover tells us about a Tucson woman who hiked for 80 days on the Arizona Trail to raise awareness about fibromyalgia.

Jun 12, 2009
Gabrielle Giffords

Health Care Forum

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords held a town hall meeting on health care reform earlier this week. Christopher Conover tells us what happened.

May 29, 2009
Swine Flu

Swine Flu

Christopher Conover tells us why Arizona and Sonora, Mexico are uniquely positioned to deal with the current outbreak of Swine Flu.

May 1, 2009

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