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Differences and Dwarfism

On a special Arizona Spotlight: Pima County Public Library celebrates diversity; a rare kind of bone health clinic in Phoenix; a roundtable talk from three people living with dwarfism; why the lack of dolls that reflect differences is a problem.

TPD Warns of Fake Oxycodone in Tucson's Illicit Drug Market

The pills can contain other substances, including lethal doses of opioids like fentanyl.

UA Researcher Develops Snake Bite Treatment

Novel combination of carbon monoxide and iron delays venom's damaging effects.

Obamacare Repeal Will Cost AZ Economy

A report from ASU predicts recession if health care jobs are eliminated.

Link Between Depression, Dementia To Be Studied

Among those with dementia, 15%-45% also diagnosed with depression.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus

Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.

Arizona's Obesity Rate Flattens, Still Concerning

Nearly one-third of state's population is heavy enough that it affects their health.

Arizona Releases Plan to Fight Opioid Epidemic

A Department of Health Services report outlines 12 actions to fight the opioid crisis.

Skin Won't Absorb New UA-Developed Sunscreen

The product was developed with assistance from Tech Launch Arizona.

Without Eye Protection, Even a Peek at the Eclipse is Dangerous

Children and young adults are particularly at risk without safety glasses.

"When We Are in Our Addiction, We Are Not Living."

Arizona Spotlight devotes an episode to understanding addiction, including two stories of recovery from destructive eating habits..

Farewell to The King of the Monsters

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Opioid addicts struggle to get their recovery covered; astronomical events in the works of William Shakespeare; and a folktale from India in "The Drum & The Story".

Blood Shortage Continues in Southern Arizona

Red Cross collections sites open every day in August

Episode 147: Making the Grade - Success in High School and Beyond

Plus: an update on the state school board, why the sheriff asked the state to investigate his department.

Episode 145: Grijalva and McSally Weigh in on Health Care, NAFTA

Plus, how they're working on their other legislative priorities.

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