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University Public Health Training Center Gets Federal Grant

The $4 million will be used for webinars and other training.

Thin Profit Margins Make Rural Hospitals Vulnerable to Closure

A discussion with UA Center for Rural Health Director Daniel Derksen.

Arizona Court: Hashish Not Included in Medical Marijuana Law

The law establishing medical marijuana in Arizona does not mention the marijuana extract's legal status.

Arizona Kids Doing Poorly

An annual report ranks Arizona near the bottom in children's health and education

State Bans Cell Phones for New Teen Drivers

A new law prohibits teens from talking on cell phones while driving.

Pima County Non-Profit Wins Grant to Educate Youth on Opioid Abuse

Three community organizations in Arizona will split $400,000 in grants from the Attorney General's office for opioid education.

Visit Tucson Responds to City's Bad Rep on Some National Lists

One Delaware-based site says the city ranks among the 50 worst for quality of life.

Annual Count Shows Steady Decrease in Area Homelessness

Volunteers found 1,380 people experiencing homelessness the night before the January survey.

Arizona Health Officials Warn About Rise in Rabies

Most animals were found in rural areas, principally skunks and foxes.

Valley Fever May Spike, Doctor Says

Prediction is based on recent patient-ordered tests.

5 Dead, Nearly 200 Sickened in Outbreak Blamed on Yuma Lettuce

While it's not likely any tainted lettuce is still in stores, delayed reports of illnesses have continued to come in.

Cochise County Offers Help to Make Apartment Complexes Smoke-Free

County officials are working with a statewide group to assist landlords with logistical and social changes.

No-Sun Tan: Researchers Seek Natural Protection Against UV Radiation

Peptides can trigger melanin, which can protect the skin and help prevent skin disease.

Air Force and Local Hospital Team Up For Training

A Davis-Monthan and Tucson Medical Center program looks to get Air Force medical staff more hands-on experience.

Minnesota Sues Arizona-Based Opioid Manufacturer

Attorney general says Insys encouraged overprescription of painkiller Subsys.

UA Gets Grant for Rural Mental Health

The four-year funding will send students to underserved areas.

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