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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
Gov. Jan Brewer shows off her 7-page Medicaid expansion bill at March 12, 2013 state Capitol rally.

Lawsuit: AZ Medicaid Expansion Unconstitutional

Goldwater Institute files on behalf of 36 Republican state lawmakers, says tax to fund expansion violates AZ Constitution.

Sep 12, 2013

Effort to Defeat Medicaid Expansion Fails

Committee falls 5,000 signatures short of minimum needed for issue to go on next year's ballot.

Sep 11, 2013
Some doctors are discovering that food can do more than please the palate--it can heal the body too.

Researchers Use Social Media to Study Nutrition Patterns

Survey participants used Twitter to document everything they ate and drank, and why, for 3 days.

Sep 3, 2013
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Epilepsy Rates in Hispanics Lower Along the AZ-Sonora Border

Recent study shows more Caucasians suffer from neurological disorder; results differ in non-border cities.

Aug 20, 2013
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Health Care Marketplaces Begin Enrollment in Fall

White House says insurance choices will increase for most consumers.

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
Pima County Public Library has nurses at 11 of its 23 branches.

Pima County Library Nurses Program Recognized as Innovative

The service pairs public health nurses with patrons to educate the public on health issues.

Jul 19, 2013
Puppy at the Pima Animal Care Center

Pima Animal Care Center Overflowing with Animals

Center has 724 dogs, cats, setting record and over capacity; county offers $13 flat-fee adoptions.

Jul 17, 2013
On a ranch in Tucson's east side, medical students are getting a crash course in good communication skills from a team of four-legged teachers.

‘Barnyard’ Teaches Doctors Bedside Skills

Horses help medical students learn how to better care for patients

May 21, 2013
The Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) center on the fourth floor of the University of Arizona Student Union provides student veterans with a study space and resources to help navigate civilian life.

Vets Navigate Reentry to Civilian Life

Diverse challenges bring diverse approaches to transition

May 6, 2013
Local governments are planning to extend the number and length of bicycle paths in an effort to increase ridership in our community.

Tucson Adding 2 New Bike Boulevards

City will increase routes for cyclists by 12 miles

Jan 22, 2013
Ross Zimmerman, father of Gabe Zimmerman, joins members of the January 8th Memorial Foundation to discuss plans for the second anniversary of the Jan. 8, 2011 shooting that killed his son.

Events Scheduled to Remember 2011 Shooting

Second anniversary prompts grant awards, long-term planning

Dec 19, 2012
Governor Jan Brewer's new budget relies on cuts to Medicaid, and that may hurt rural health care providers in Southeast Arizona.

Hospitals Spending More to Cover Uninsured Patients

Survey of hospitals shows increase in "charity care"

May 29, 2012
El Rio Community Health Center

El Rio Health Center Wins $5.5M Grant

Affordable Care Act money will build new main clinic on West Congress

May 4, 2012

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