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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.

Episode 339: Arizona Politicians in a Shifting Political Landscape

Also, October brings recognition of domestic violence and breast cancer.

Episode 338: The Future of Funding for Community Health Centers

Federal funding is in limbo for services for rural communities and children; and the UA is expanding its pharmacy classes.

UA Researchers Look at Mental Impairment After Heart Surgery

Some people experience cognitive difficulties following coronary bypass surgery.

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.

Goldwater Institute Sues FDA for Info on Ebola Drug Approval

The FDA originally turned down a FOIA request, saying it was protecting trade secrets.

Arizona Naturopaths Asking to Expand Medical Authority

A group wants the Legislature will close a loophole that limits their purview.

Episode 335: Health Care in Arizona, As Another Attempt to Repeal Stalls

Stakeholders in Arizona monitor and analyze the ups and downs of the ongoing health care debate.

Time Running Out for Community Health Funding

Lack of congressional action puts local health care providers in trouble, like El Rio Health Center.

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