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Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

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

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.

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.

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.

Doctor Sees the Light with Pain Control: Green LED

Physician found headache relief under trees, triggering study.

Changing Your Sleep Habits is Worth It, UA Researcher Says

Not getting enough sleep can result in memory and concentration issues, but also high blood pressure.

Study to Measure Impact of Contaminant Perchlorate on Yuma Residents

The common chemical could be causing hypothyroidism in the southwestern Arizona town.

Students Show off Science Skills at Annual Fair

More than 2,000 exhibits and activities for kids and adults at the Southern Arizona event.

Nutrition, Not Genetics, May be Key Factor in Disease

UA conference to study role of good nutrition in disease prevention

Supercomputer Helps Neurological Institute Identify Elusive ALS Patterns

Barrow turned to IBM's Watson to process data about the neuromuscular disease.

UA Lecture Series Opens; Focus on Brain, Heart Health

Patients with heart disease may suffer cognitive impairment.

Brain Cancer Study: Some Tumors More Vulnerable to Traditional Treatments

Common, complex and deadly, old-school methods seem to work better on GBM tumors.

Healthy Hearts of Hunter-Gatherers Show Value of Exercise

Tanzania's Hadza foragers, and others like them, are around 14 times more active than people in industrialized societies.

ASU Radiation Test Could Help Triage Nuclear Attack Victims

The test uses gear already found in many medical centers to test thousands of blood drops.

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