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Ozone Warning Issued as Temperatures Set to Exceed 110 Degrees

The weather system that is bringing the heat also prevents pollutants from leaving the air.

Officials: Take Caution as Tucson Heat Creeps Toward 115

An excessive-heat warning is in effect for the area this weekend.

Border Patrol Union Urges Screenings Following Thyroid Cancer in Agents

Union VP says the evidence seems to be pointing to X-ray scanners at checkpoints.

Heat and Ozone Levels Forecast to Rise in Tucson

Air pollutant could be at elevated levels through Friday; hot temperatures will last through the weekend.

Losing Yourself to Opioids, and 'Finding That Person Again'

Part 2: Q&A with a young woman in Tucson being treated for addiction.

When Addiction Starts With a Prescription

Part 1: Q&A with a young woman in Tucson being treated for addiction.

Report Puts Arizona in 46th Place in Terms of Child Welfare

Kids Count looks at factors like economic well-being, education and health, among others.

Another Possible Target for Hackers: Your Pacemaker

Doctor-hackers work to raise awareness of medical-device vulnerabilities

Episode 319: Opioids in Arizona - A State of Emergency

Arizona Week: Investigating extent of opioid addiction, why people get hooked.

Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall

Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.

Arizona Medical-Device Companies Search for Inroads to Mexican Market

Domestic production in Mexico was $15.5 billion two years ago.

Tucson Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply; Jaywalking Blamed

Officer: 'The person who is most responsible for your safety is you. You need to pay attention.'

UA-Sonora Partnership Targets Diabetes in Mexico

Economic prosperity is partially to blame for epidemic, says World Health Organization.

Study: Medicaid Cuts Would Disproportionately Affect Arizona's Rural Children

A recent bill in the Obamacare repeal aims to significantly roll back funding for the program.

Spike in Contagious Disease in Tucson Dogs Has Officials Urging Caution

There are seven confirmed cases of leptospirosis, or lepto, and more dogs may have been exposed at Udall Park.

Mobile Units Provide Health Checks for Mexicans in Arizona

Mexico's Health Ministry teamed up with UA staff and students to provide screenings.

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