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Sitting over 10 hours a day can lead to an increase in cases of dementia.

UA gets money for pain study

The hope is to find a way to reduce post surgical pain.

TUSD joins litigation against social media giants

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Blood shortage in Arizona and US

The Red Cross says it needs donations now.

Cochise County gets federal money for anti-opioid program

The money comes from a grant from the federal government.

Tucson moves to begin settlement of COVID-era lawsuit

The 2021 lawsuit argued that the City of Tucson violated its contract with the Tucson Police Officer’s Association when it implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy.

Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal on helping loved ones survive dark times.

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New COVID variants prompt new phase of COVID prevention in Pima County

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All of Us at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center

The Tucson Chinese Cultural Center has partnered with the All of Us Research Program as part of a nationwide endeavor to collect genetic data to aid in the advancement of precision health care and prevention.

Vana Dee Lewis wants you to know you are "#WORTHY."

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AZ Dept of Health Services launches voluntary doula license

The new license is expected to help lower the state's growing maternal mortality rate.

Researchers find the brain can help solve its own memory issues

A study suggests relying less on external stimuli for patients suffering from stroke and other ailments.

It's "Reservation Dogs" final season, cast member Jon Proudstar shares how it began.

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Tucson eyes solutions to prevent more fraudulent sober homes from coming

Tucson's mayor and council directed staff to examine how the city can incorporate regulations for the future.

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