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9th Circuit Temporarily Grants Block of New AZ Abortion Rules

A federal judge had refused to OK Arizona Planned Parenthood's request; abortion regulations had gone into effect Tues.

Larry Aldrich and Emily Coyle, member of the Employers Health Alliance of Arizona talk about work they are doing to encourage physical activity in the workplace.

Health Organization Trying to get Employees in Motion

More physical activity leads to better health, and could reduce employer health care costs

Young girl riding a bicycle

Children’s Bike Club Promises Health, Community Benefits

Tucson Boys & Girls Club’s new bike club brings children outdoors; researchers say outdoor play boosts physical, mental health.

We learn how to fit someone to a bicycle and why it matters with Kurt Rosenquist of Fitworks Cycling Support.

Having a Bike That Fits Its Owner Important, Expert Says

According to Kurt Rosenquist of Fitworks Cycling Support a bike that properly fits the rider allows to minimize injury, among other benefits.

Suspended Surgeon Files a $18.96M Claim Against UA

Dr. Gruessner was put on administrative leave with pay last Sept. for allegedly altering transplant records; he denies accusations.

Fed Judge Unsure of Evidence for New Abortion Restrictions

He hear arguments Weds. in Tucson on request by AZ Planned Parenthood to temporarily block these regulations, which are set to start Tues.

Few understand the struggles that families and friends of victims face in the aftermath of homicide.

AZ Switching Execution Drug, Will Now Use Combo of 2

State no longer able to obtain previous one used for executions in Florence state prison.

First Compassion Training in Southwest, Links to Health Found

Cognitively-based compassion training is a secular technique that draws from lojong, a mind training practice in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.

Researcher Combines Art, Science in Cancer Spread Study

UA assistant professor of cellular & molecular medicine, Ghassan Mouneimne, uses microscopes and Photoshop to create startling images of cancer cells.

We learn about the health risks for children with IBD, we speak with Fayez Ghisham, M.D. Director of the Steele Children's Research Center.

Medical Findings Could Protect IBD Patients from Bone Loss

New discovery by research team led by UA doctor makes the link between inflammatory bowel disease and osteoporosis.

Local Organizations Make Final Push Going Into ACA Deadline

Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Acts' health insurance exchange ends March 31.

Herb K. Schultz, Regional Director of US Health and Human Services, discusses the progress Arizona is making in enrolling uninsured people in health care coverage.

Health Insurance Enrollment Surges as Deadline Nears

As the March 31 deadline approaches for uninsured people to buy health care insurance, the federal website for purchasing a plan is seeing more traffic.

Janko Nikolich-Zugich, Chair of the UA department of Immunobiology, discusses the importance of T-cells and the role they play in our bodies as we age.

UA Researchers Study Changes in Immune System with Age

As people grow older body produces less T-cells which are key to defending off viruses, bacteria; findings could lead to immune system rejuvenation methods, researcher suggests.

Proponents of medical marijuana are already seeking sites which will be used for dispensaries in Pima County.

Feds OK UA Proposal to Use Marijuana as PTSD Treatment

Research cleared by FDA some time ago; Dept. of Health's decision hailed as major victory for study under way in Tucson.

Linda Williams, a physician at El Rio Community Health Clinic, performs a routine checkup on her patient.

AZ Week: El Rio Feels Effects of Medicaid Expansion

Since law was established, the community health center has helped patients apply for and enroll in affordable care.

Innovative Intervention Center Helps Youth with Psychosis

University of Arizona’s EPICENTER aims for early intervention and comprehensive treatment for young people with severe mental illness.

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