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AZ WEEK: Drug Addiction and Heroin 'Pandemic' in Arizona

More than 2,000 people are being treated for opiate addiction in Pima County alone.

A border wall between Douglas and Mexico.

AZ Week: Rural Hospitals Disappear Nationwide

Arizona border community of Douglas lost its hospital in July; Bisbee, Sierra Vista pick up the slack.

AZ WEEK: Diversifying the Health-Care Workforce

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

AZ WEEK: Supreme Court Rulings' Impact on Arizona

Court upholds key part of Affordable Care Act; redistricting decision forthcoming

AZ WEEK: Third Medical School Coming to Arizona

Mayo Clinic, ASU Team up for 2017 opening; need great for training more physicians.

AZ Week: Foster Parents, Child Advocates Demand Better System

Brewer signs 2 overhaul bills establishing department to replace CPS; years of crisis mode operation drove issue.

AZ Week: Child Welfare Agency Already Improving, Director Says

"There is a great opportunity here to fix a problem that has been present in our state for decades," Charles Flanagan says.

Linda Williams, a physician at El Rio Community Health Clinic, performs a routine checkup on her patient.

AZ Week: El Rio Feels Effects of Medicaid Expansion

Since law was established, the community health center has helped patients apply for and enroll in affordable care.

AZ Week: Obamacare, Its Effects in State's Rural Areas

Affordable Care Act went into effect Jan. 1; Southern Arizona health experts discuss the good and bad.

AZ Week: In Midst of CPS Crisis, Elected Officials Want Solutions

AZ Sen. David Bradley has been vocal about issue, recently introduced own proposal of what state should do to successfully protect children.

AZ Week: Child Abuse Victim Gives Back as Foster Parent

Daniela Preciado says she sees herself in many of the kids she cares for now that she has reached adulthood.

AZ Week: Child Welfare Crisis Eases a Bit

Funding from Legislature, procedural changes by state agency bringing improvement, but much more needed.

"Doctors' Diaries," a two-part NOVA special.

AZ Week: Here Comes Obamacare

Debate over it continues raging, even as insurers, doctors, businesses prepare for enrollments come October.

A UMC trauma surgeon is working to help patients in a hospital's intensive care unit have a better night's sleep.

AZ Week: Medicaid Expansion Work in Progress

'We have no faith in federal government' to sustain funding, House speaker says

AZ Week: Expanding Medicaid No Slam Dunk

Governor's plan will meet GOP legislative resistance

Mental Illness

AZ Week: Lifting Stigma of Mental Illness

Societal perceptions can lead to treatment delays

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