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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

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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.

UA Health Network Announces Employee Benefits Cuts

These will affect retirement plans, merit raises; trying to make up for $10M deficit.

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.

Sexual Assaults Increase at UA, Annual Report Says

Number may not be sign of more crime on campus, but victims being more inclined to report incidents.

Veterans Rally at Regents Meeting in Support of Medical Pot Researcher

Sue Sisley was fired from UA in June, stalling her study on effects of marijuana on PTSD symptoms.

UA Campus Resources Aim to Prevent Sexual Assault

University of Arizona dean of students says no university truly knows how many cases of sexual misconduct occur.

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