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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.

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Closed; Now What?

Some want Obamacare repealed, but not right away.

City Program Works to Limit Children's Exposure to Lead

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

Provider Seeks Public Input on Changes to State Medicaid

The changes, pending approval, will affect families, rural communities, opponents say.

Episode 300: One Week In, Trump Sets Sights on Health Care and the Border

A look at impacts on Southern Arizona of the president's first actions.

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.

UA Study: Running Benefits Your Body - And Your Brain

Cross country runners may reduce chances of neurodegenerative diseases.

200,000 Arizonans Could Lose Insurance if Obamacare Axed

Trump has said he is willing to keep some parts of the Affordable Care Act.

Supercomputer Helps Neurological Institute Identify Elusive ALS Patterns

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

Mental Health Key to Reducing Pima County Jail Population

Officials focus on screenings, services with $1.5M grant to keep people out of jail.

UA Lecture Series Opens; Focus on Brain, Heart Health

Patients with heart disease may suffer cognitive impairment.

UA Names Interim Health Sciences VP to Replace Garcia

Leigh Neumayer, first female head of UA Surgery Department, will start Jan. 1.

Indian Health Service Funds Preventive Services for Native Youth

$1.4 million slated for combating meth use, suicide.

Brain Cancer Study: Some Tumors More Vulnerable to Traditional Treatments

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

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