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University of Arizona Considers Ban on E-Cigarettes

Cigarettes, pipes and chewing tobacco were banned on campus in 2014.

Regents Will Hire Expert to Review UA Health Sciences

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

UA Health Sciences Head Rejects Allegations

'Skip' Garcia doesn't anticipate basis for investigation but would cooperate fully.

One Woman's Fight for Mental Health Care in Rural Arizona

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The vote on Prop 123; help for women entrepreneurs in Tucson; and a dream fulfilled after four decades of ambition.

AZ WEEK: Diversifying the Health-Care Workforce

University of Arizona programs works to spark interest among minorities starting in high school.

Banner Takeover of UAMC Comes at Midnight Friday

Deal worth up to $1B in works since last summer gives Phoenix health company 2 Tucson hospitals.

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak

California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.

Banner Takeover of UAMC Approved by Regents

Deal worth nearly $1B includes new operator rebuilding main UAMC hospital on Tucson campus by 2019.

Here's a Diet That Can Reduce Cancer, Prevent Obesity, Diabetes

UA nutritionists co-host events to share research on benefits of Mediterranean-style eating pattern.

First UAMC Heart Transplant Recipient of 2014 Leaves Hospital

Medical center had suspended its program late last year; Mesa man spent months on artificial device.

FDA Prioritizes UA Tests for Possible Valley Fever Cure

Fast tracking Nikkomycin Z will speedy clinical trials, putting drug on market.

Native American Cancer Prevention Program Gets $13M Grant

UA, NAU is using money to continue research work, will expand it for another five years.

Panel Clears Ousted UA Surgeon of All Charges

Say medical center failed to prove termination was justified; final say on action in University Physician Healthcare's hands.

Distribution of Liver Transplants May Change

Organization managing organ allocation considering different methods to distribute organs in US; what this means to Arizona.

Medical Marijuana for PTSD Study May Move from UA

If university doesn't reinstate Sue Sisley as lead researcher, MAPS will move work to NAU, ASU.

Veterans Demand Medical Pot Researcher Be Rehired at UA

An online petition has gathered more than 33K signatures from people asking university reinstate lead doctor of MMJ for PTSD study.

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