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Tucson Police to Take Mental Health 'First Aid' Training

Goal is to keep people in crisis out of jail and get services.

Contaminated Baby Formula Found in Tucson, Police Say

East-side stores were victims of product tampering, according to officials.

Flu Cases Remain High in Pima County, Statewide

More than 100 cases in Pima County, and nearly 500 cases across Arizona.

UnitedHealthcare and Northwest Mend Broken Ties

Insurer and health care provider had severed ties last week after negotiations failed.

McSally Yes; Grijalva, O'Halleran No on Obamacare Repeal

Southern Arizona congressional delegation splits along party lines on key vote.

Health Care Dispute Sends Thousands Seeking Care Elsewhere

UnitedHealthcare and operator of 2 hospitals and physicians network can't agree.

South Tucson Grow Your Own Food Program Extended

200,000 have learned gardening, nutritional cooking in last five years.

Pima County Flu Cases See Late-Season Jump

People shouldn't give up preventive practices just because the weather is warming.

Spring Weather Draws Hikers, Then Rescue Teams

Many hit the trail unprepared for the reality of hours in the sun.

Flu Cases Up in Pima County, But Still Low for the Year

Majority of cases in the county occurred in the past three weeks.

Report: Tucson Lacks Policies to Improve Citizen Health

CityHealth says Tucson is deficient in 7 of the 9 policies authors think can keep a population healthy.

How Planned Medicaid Cuts May Affect One Tucson Family

Arizona could soon impose nation's strictest requirements on AHCCCS enrollees.

City Program Works to Limit Children's Exposure to Lead

Federal grant pays for lead testing, abatement at low-income family's homes.

State's Nonprofits May Feel Squeeze of Minimum Wage Hike

Groups serving developmentally disabled adults fear they may have to close their doors.

Arizona Opioid-Related Deaths Rise Less Than US Average

Heroin is most commonly abused illicit substance contributing to death in Pima County.

Border Concerns Extend Beyond Southern Arizona

Plus, the state of mental health in our jails and a proposal to increase the city sales tax.

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