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Gov Ducey Backs Latest Plan to Repeal Obamacare

In a tweet he calls the Graham-Cassidy plan the "best path forward."

Episode 155: Getting Healthy Food into Tucson Schools

Also, a landmark designation for Barrio Viejo, a device offering hope to those with macular degeneration, and a changing downtown.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

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

State Supreme Court To Hear Medicaid Funding Case

Arizona conservatives say the funding mechanism is unconstitutional.

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.

Forums to Explore Community Impact of Mental Illness

Public events to foster discussion about mental health-related issues, including incarceration, law enforcement, and treatment.

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.

Opioid Addicts Struggle to Get Their Recovery Covered

Some opioid substitution drugs like Suboxone are not covered by insurance for those fighting opioid addiction in Arizona.

Scientists Use Tobacco Plant As Cheap, Scalable Zika Vaccine Factory

The plant-based approach could be a more viable solution for low-to-middle-income countries.

Laying the Groundwork for Mental Health Education in Arizona Schools

Local NAMI chapter to helm planning process for stigma-fighting initiative.

Blood Shortage Continues in Southern Arizona

Red Cross collections sites open every day in August

Banner to Open 'Quick Care' Clinics in Supermarkets

Safeways in Tucson, Phoenix will host pilot project.

Doctor Sees the Light with Pain Control: Green LED

Physician found headache relief under trees, triggering study.

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