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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.

Understanding Mental Health Issues at Pima County Jail

Hear speakers discuss dealing with mental illness, substance abuse in the county jail.

Pet Adopting, Intake Stopped Due to Disease Outbreak

A dozen dogs have been diagnosed with distemper and Strep zoo at Pima center.

Health Care Market Opens; Two Carriers in Pima County

Officials are reaching out to raise awareness of coverage options, financial assistance.

Acclaimed World Music Artist Katia Cardenal Visits Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding new purpose after breast cancer strikes twice; and "Feeding Our Future" asks if the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona can solve the root causes of hunger.

Event Looks to Raise AIDS Awareness in Latino Community

The stigma surrounding testing has contributed to the disproportionate rate in the group.

Lower Costs, Improved Health Care See Progress in Tucson

Plus: update from Caterpillar; what's next for ITT Tech students; teens in government.

Regents Will Hire Expert to Review UA Health Sciences

'Comprehensive' review to start as soon as possible; UA President Hart happy with decision.

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