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Rural Hospitals Connecting With TMC Specialists

New alliance helps smaller towns access expertise, improve care

Jun 15, 2015
Betty Halvorson receiving one of her regular blood transfusions.

Blood Donations Decline with Summer, Need Remains

'100 Days of Summer, 100 Days of Hope' launched by Red Cross to increase supplies.

Jun 1, 2015
Sunset at Monument Valley, Arizona

Drug Cartels Target Indian Country and Vulnerable People

Addiction high among Native Americans, where unemployment can lead them to drug trade.

May 12, 2015
Homeless man reading near Santa Rita park.

Service Providers Work to End Homelessness in Tucson

Goal: End veterans' homelessness by end of this year, all homelessness by 2017.

May 5, 2015
Ed Mercurio-Sakwa, CEO of Emerge! Center Against Domestic Violence in Tucson.

Part 2: Domestic Violence Issue 'Huge,' Head of Shelter Says

1 in 4 women will be victims; 12,000 calls annually in Pima County, yet incidents are under-reported.

Apr 15, 2015

Part 1: Pima Sheriff's Domestic Violence Plan a National Model

Sergeant says agency goes beyond standard for response to separate perpetrators, victims.

Apr 14, 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 Healthcare Signups Nearly Doubled in Last Open Enrollment

Total statewide enrollment is now more than 200,000

Mar 11, 2015
Coffin-like pods in which homeless people sleep in downtown Tucson.

Tucson Officials Want to Move Homeless from Downtown Camp

City, advocates say 'another vision' needed in services, circumstances for people living in park.

Mar 5, 2015

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak

California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.

Feb 25, 2015

Missed Insurance Deadline? Maybe Not.

Federal gov. extends window to buy health insurance to end of April to avoid tax penalty

Feb 23, 2015

Tucsonans Get Help Buying Health Insurance

Deadline to enroll through federal marketplace is Sunday; potential fines for those without coverage.

Feb 13, 2015
Two girls at the Tucson Waldorf School, 3605 E. River Road.

Pima County Vaccination Rates for Kindergarteners High

County schools average 90%; one private school at 38% of students not fully immunized.

Feb 12, 2015

Hospitals, Community Organizations Partner to Get Tucsonans Insured

Partners hosting enrollment events, running ad campaigns for Affordable Care Act Signups.

Jan 20, 2015
SynCardia's artificial heart.

Trials on Tucson Company's Permanent Artificial Heart OK'd

SynCardia will begin tests on 19 patients across nation soon, followed by 5 years of monitoring.

Jan 6, 2015

72,000 More Arizonans Sign up for Affordable Care Act Insurance

Federal marktplace opened Nov. 15, remains open until Feb. 15 for health coverage; 77% of signups are subsidized.

Jan 5, 2015

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