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Influenza Now 'Widespread' in Arizona

Weekly case reports doubled last week in Pima County, statewide.

As Valley Fever Cases Grow, Research Aims to Improve Diagnoses, Treatment

A UA study center looks at effects of delayed diagnoses, hopes to pioneer rapid test.

Red Cross Sees Fewer Donations This Time Of Year

Red Cross needs to collect 620 blood donations a day to meet the needs in Arizona.

Episode 345: The News That Impacted Arizonans in 2017

A look back at what we covered and what it will mean in 2018.

Flu Cases Spike in Pima County

More than 150 confirmed influenza cases in the county since the season started in October.

Affordable Care Enrollment Deadline Friday

Free help available for health coverage plan selection

Banner Health North Clinic Opening Doors For Preview Dec. 11

Many outpatient services to be house at new facility near cancer center.

Survey: 25% of Arizona Teens Use Rx Painkillers Without Doctor Consent

Many parents would allow teens to use the drugs for pain, which carries addiction risk.

Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Medicaid Expansion Fee

The justices ruled the money, which helps cover cost of 400K Medicaid recipients, is not a tax.

UA College of Medicine Marks 50th Anniversary

The school is known for breakthroughs made in asthma and CPR.

Flu Season Right on Time in Pima County

18 cases have been reported in past three weeks.

Ventana Medical Systems Tool Helps Diagnose, Treat Rare Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in US, and has many forms.

As Opioid Crisis Deepens, UA Group Seeks Nonaddictive Pain Treatment

Alternative therapies could replace opioids.

ACA Open Enrollment Begins, Prompting Local Health Care Push

Healthcare.gov offerings for 2018 are similar to the previous year's offering, according to health care officials.

State Calls on Congress to Fund KidsCare

Gov. Ducey sent a letter to members urging quick action.

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.

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