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Fourth of July donation slowdown leads to blood shortage

The American Red Cross has issued an urgent call for blood and platelet donations.

UA nanotech research supporting (very) small solutions to big problems

The applications range from cell phone techonology to cancer-fighting measures.

Death from West Nile virus reported in Maricopa County

The agency has recorded 27 cases of the virus in people so far.

Sahuarita residents urged to boil water

E. coli bacteria were detected in some samples of the drinking water.

UA Study: Some medications from Mexico not what the doctor ordered

A team of doctoral students found that many of the drugs fell below guidelines for weight and content.

Tucson company that makes ear-cleaning tech recognized in innovation challenge

The company makes a device resembling headphones that cleans ears.

UA receives $1.78M grant to study safer mining fuels

In a job with many hazards, the CDC grant is focusing in on an insidious risk: diesel exhaust.

Summer's effect on air quality in Southern Arizona

A discussion with UA hydrologist Eric Betterton.

Researcher explores link between early childhood sleep and learning

Jamie Edgin developed findings while studying children with Down syndrome.

Smoke from US wildfires boosting health risk for millions

Another summer of fires in the West is expected to impact millions and increase premature deaths.

Law aims to help prevent teen suicides in Arizona

Recent legislation mandates suicide prevention training in the state's middle schools and high schools.

New heart valve technology comes to Tucson Medical Center

The hospital is offering a newly approved device designed to improve coronary blood flow.

2019 sees highest number of Indigenous medical school grads at UA

The eight Indigenous students represent the College of Medicine's desire to increase diversity.

9 Pascua Yaqui members graduate in first cohort of nursing assistant program

The grads are the first to complete the program at the Pima Community College site on the Pascua Yaqui Tribe's reservation.

Santa Cruz County gets grant to fight opioid crisis

15 Nogales medical providers and social service agencies to develop a plan for fighting opioid addictions and overdoses.

Tucson schools to offer free summer meals to students

TUSD and Sunnyside districts will offer breakfast and lunch for students over the break.

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