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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

Q-and-A on Medicare Open Enrollment

Expert advises seniors to act now, with deadline two weeks away; some plans changing, others more costly.

Nov 20, 2014
Authors of Repose: The Potent Pause, Victoria Shamas, Ph.D. and Jhan Kold.

Repose - The Potent Pause

Tucson residents' new book recommends lying on your back for a surprising number of mental and physical health benefits.

Nov 6, 2014
LaTrice Jordan and her aunt Carolyn Green visit the AZPM Studios.

Voices for the Cure with Carolyn Green and LaTrice Jordan

Hear how family support and regular self-checks and mammograms helped a Tucson woman to survive breast cancer - twice.

Oct 23, 2014
Gina Costello and Sherrie Dobson

Voices for the Cure with Sherrie Dobson

The story of a woman who listened to her body - and her mother - and caught her breast cancer early, now looks back at her experience in a way she never thought she would.

Oct 16, 2014

Voices for the Cure with Claudia Arévalo

A cancer survivor, lawyer and new mom talks with her brother about the hard times ten years ago when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer.

Oct 10, 2014

Healthcare Reform Remains a Top Issue in CD1

Democratic incumbent Kirkpatrick says Obamacare has benefited rural areas; Republican Tobin says it's bankrupting state.

Oct 7, 2014
Kim Puete and Jennifer Wigle

Voices for the Cure with Kim Puete and Jennifer Wigle

Listen to two of the countless women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer share their story of courage, love, hope.

Oct 2, 2014

Arizona Improves Newborn Health Screening

Testing for 28 diseases now exemplary for other states, March of Dimes says.

Sep 23, 2014
Children sleep on mattresses without pillows, covered with foil blankets.

Detention, Trek North May Have Mental Effects On Young Migrants

Thousands of unaccompanied children at border experience trauma, experts say.

Jul 10, 2014
William Williams and his mother Della Williams

Voices for the Cure: Della Williams and William Williams

After experiencing depression following breast cancer treatment, Della works to keep other women from going through it alone

May 8, 2014
Arizona State Capitol

CPS Reform Work Begins at AZ Capitol

Lawmakers are meeting with staff to draft legislation to create a new child welfare agency.

May 6, 2014

Confronting Suicide: Four-Part Radio Series on NPR 89.1

An in-depth exploration of suicide prevention efforts among teens, college students and older Americans. Beginning Monday, April 14th.

Apr 14, 2014
Copper Queen Community Hospital in Bisbee, Ariz.

Copper Queen Hospital in Bisbee Expands Emergency Care

Larger ER will accommodate increase in people going to doctor now that they have federally-mandated health insurance.

Apr 14, 2014
This year was the ninth annual Dream Night Prom, hosted by the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Arizona.

Local Group Hosts Special Prom for Teens with Cancer

Hosted by the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of S. Arizona, teens experience this high school rite of passage on their own terms.

Apr 3, 2014

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